We’d like to take a moment and recognize our newest employees to Green River. Please take a moment to learn more about them, in their own words.
Please tell everyone your new title and a little bit about your professional background.
I am a graduate of the Green River court reporting program and have been a real-time closed captioner for the past 13 years. I have captioned everything from the Olympic Games to your local newscasts and everything you can imagine in between.
What drew you to apply to Green River?
I learned about the job opening from one of my former instructors, who encouraged me to apply for the position.
On the car ride to work, what do you listen to?
Mostly talk radio
What was the very first job you ever had?
I worked cooking burgers and making drinks for Orange Julius.
What about your new position is most exciting for you?
It’s a new challenge for me in my career and will expose me to things I haven’t yet had a chance to experience.
What is one thing you’d love to accomplish in your first year at Green River?
Organize and caption a large majority of the online videos that Green River offers.
What three accomplishments are you most proud of in your life?
Graduating from court reporting school, captioning the Olympic Games, and being parent to my two boys.
If your coworkers were to give you an office nickname, what would that be? Why?
Pippi, because I sometimes wear my hair in braids and have a lot of freckles.
For Green River’s annual talent show (this doesn’t actually exist), what hidden talent would you showcase for everyone?
My crochet and knit creation
If G.R.E.E.N. were an acronym for something, what would each letter stand for?
Great Reason Everyone Enjoys Nature