Finding a career can be a challenge. Working St. Louis is a web series produced by the Nine Network in support of its American Graduate: Getting to Work initiative. Real people in real jobs answer questions like “Why do you do what you do?” The series raises awareness of the wide array of jobs and career paths available, in demand, and attainable after high school, with or without a college degree.

Season Two Episodes

Welder - Aaron Wiskerchen
Cyber Security - Jasmine Owens
Machine Operator - Gary Markwardt
BIM Technician - Jequetta Smith
App Developer - Jeremy Reed
Laborer - Malik Johnson
Automotive Technician - Philip Davison

Season One Episodes

Arch Building Inspector - David Meagerly
Sommelier - Jeff Callahan
Zoological Manager of Carnivores at the Saint Louis Zoo - Julie Hartell-DeNardo
Beer Shop Owners - Justin Harris and Ryan Griffin
Entomologist - Tad Yankoski
Field Technician for C&C Group - Shawn Stoll
Street Painter - Renee Richardt
Ginger Bay Salon Guest Services - Sarah “Penelope” Schulte

Do You Love Your Job?

We're looking for people to feature, people who love their awesome jobs! Do you have a job you love? Do you know someone who has an awesome job that you’d like to see profiled? We want to show St. Louis all the cool jobs out there, especially jobs that don’t require a four-year degree.

You can help us tell the story of jobs in St. Louis by spreading the word about yours! Contact Devyn Tammons at to tell us what you do and why you love it.