SOI Talk #1
Episode Title: Work Opportunities in Radio
Co-Host: Tyler Perone
Guest: “Mama Mia” Mia Digenan, Local radio DJ and personality
Subject: Tyler Perone talks about his interest in voice work on the radio. Guest Mia Digenan discusses her experience breaking into radio and gives advice to those who want to get jobs on-air in radio.
SOI Talk #2
Episode Title: Autism Awareness: Living and Working with Autism
Co-Host: Garrett Brown
Guest: Diane Strand, Founder of JDS Creative Academy,
Subject: Garrett discusses what having autism feels like to him, how it affected him as a child and as an adult, and how it hindered him in finding a career. Guest Diane Strand, Executive Board Member of Workforce Development talks about the benefits of hiring those with autism and how businesses can make accommodations to hire people like Garrett.
SOI Talk #3
Episode Title: Careers in Theatre Production
Co-Host: Matt Seelbinder
Guest: Bea Barnett, Community Services Superintendent at the City of Temecula
Subject: Matt talks about his interest in theatre and working behind the scenes. Interview with Bea Barnett about how she got started and the types of opportunities in the theater industry.
SOI Talk #4
Episode Title: Benefits and Opportunities Found Through Martial Arts
Co-Host: Thomas Cameron-Stuart
Guest: James Walters, Martial Arts Coach
Subject: Thomas talks about his interest in martial arts and how it has benefited him. Guest James Walters discusses how he got involved with martial arts, how it benefits those with special needs, and the career opportunities found through martial arts.
SOI Talk #5
Episode Title: How to Start a Career in Informational/Marketing/General Interest Writing
Co-Host: Corina Corona
Guest: Johanna Lack, Head Writer at JDS Creative Academy
Subject: Corina talks about her interest in writing. Guest Johanna Lack discusses how she got into writing work and gives tips on how new writers can get started
SOI Talk #6
Episode Title: Benefits and Opportunities Found Through Building Computers
Co-Host: Peter Lucier
Guest: Alex Suarez, IT Consultant
Subject: Peter talks about his interest in computer building. Guest Alex Suarez talks about how he got into this side job and gives suggestions on how people can save (and make) money doing these projects
SOI Talk #7
Episode Title: Enjoyment and Opportunities Found Through Writing Fiction
Co-Host: Draven Sanchez
Guest: Matt Coyle, Author of Fiction Books
Subject: Draven talks about his interest in writing stories. Guest Matt Coyle is an author and talks about how he got started with writing, his inspiration for his ideas, and gives advice to those who want to write their own fiction stories.
SOI Talk #8
Episode Title: Inspiration and Opportunities in the Restaurant/Catering Industry
Co-Host: Sergio Moscoso
Guest: Robin McCoy, Director of Culinary Programs and Executive Pastry Chef at Oak Grove Culinary Creations
Subject: Sergio talks about his interest in cooking and restaurants. Guest Robin McCoy talks about how she became a chef, the work she does now with foster/ at-risk youth, and the possibilities for those with developmental disabilities to work in the restaurant/catering industry.