Ask Jen!

Welcome to Ask Jen, a weekly Q&A with the “career doctor” herself Jennifer Kushell! Every Wednesday, Jen will answer one of your burning career questions so start sending them in!

If you would like to submit a question, please e-mail askjen@ysn.com and she’ll do her best to get to them all. Oh, and don’t forget to register on YSN.com – Your Success Network and fill out your profile so we can link back to it!

YSN member natehoppes asks: How do I translate my ESPN, X Games and NBA TV experience into a sports broadcasting career?

Jen responds: Two words: reverse engineering. Start to research the career paths that some of your favorite sports broadcasters took to get to where they are today and disect their biggest milestones. Then compare what you find and you’re sure to discover some critical steps that you can adopt as shorter-term goals of your own!