Jessica's Open Road
Jessica Jiji Highlight (2:15)
San Jose Team
New York, NY
Public Television: Season 4
There's nothing wrong with looking for what makes you feel good.
change the world, changing the world, grunt work, happiness, humanity, international, possibilities, proving yourself
- Fell into her job "backwards."
- Was working at the U.N. for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation and fell in love with the place.
- Started out doing grunt work, wasn't getting credit, bylines for her work.
- Her first contract was only for five days, says she had to "really prove herself in those five days."
- Now works as a newswriter covering breaking international developments
- Writes fiction and nonfiction books and screenplays on the side.
- Says there are a variety of ways to change the world and they all have value.
- Believes that finding happiness is "the major goal."