Culture

Roadtrip Nation

Through its documentary series and film specials, Roadtrip Nation explores what it means to build a career—and more importantly, a life—around the things you love. Follow the journeys of groups of people as they travel across the country in a green RV, sit down with professionals who share their interests, and gain insight into what it takes to overcome struggle and find personal success.

Wide Open Range

54m 55s

Texas is a state big enough to fit all sorts of people. But how do you decide the type of person you want to be in the first place? See how people from Dallas, Houston, and other cities are rejecting the limits placed on them—by both society and themselves—to embrace the reality of their own endless potential.

Episodes

  • From the Ground Up: asset-original

    From the Ground Up

    S21 E2 - 25m 35s

    How do you build a better world? One small change at a time. The roadtrippers meet with public service professionals doing their part to pave the way to a more just and equitable society.

  • A New World: asset-original

    A New World

    S21 E3 - 25m 21s

    Change is always happening—the best we can do is influence it in a positive direction. The roadtrippers meet leaders working to do just that, and reflect back on how they can do the same.

  • Start Small, Think Big: asset-original

    Start Small, Think Big

    S21 E1 - 25m 35s

    Meet the roadtrippers and other inspiring people changing the world on a local, countrywide, and global level. Along the way, the roadtrippers learn making small positive changes in their own communities can slowly add up to changing the entire world around them.

Extras + Features

  • Being Free Trailer

    3m 25s

    How do you find your path after serving time in the prison system? Reentering society may be paved with obstacles, but formerly incarcerated people are finding their footing back in the wider world every day. See how inspiring, system-impacted people are building fulfilling lives and navigating the complex realities beyond the walls of the carceral system.

  • Should I become an auto technician?: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Should I become an auto technician?

    6m 59s

    We're digging into all kinds of jobs within the auto tech industry—and doing a deep dive on salary stats, educational paths, and further possibilities for your future once you have a foundation as an automotive technician! Hear from shop owners, master mechanics, and more—and see if going into a career as an auto technician could be the path for you.

  • Should I become a security analyst?: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Should I become a security analyst?

    9m 54s

    In this video, we’re diving into the role of security analyst—a common entry-level job in the world of infosec and cybersecurity. We’ll cover salary, job growth, getting started in the field—all that good stuff to help you explore if you should start down the path to becoming a security analyst.

  • Should I become an elementary school teacher?: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Should I become an elementary school teacher?

    9m 5s

    Hear from teachers all over America—like Pocketful of Primary’s Michelle Emerson!—as they talk about finding work-life balance as an elementary school teacher, and show you how you can shape the future of teaching!

  • Future West Theatrical Trailer: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Future West Theatrical Trailer

    2m 8s

    Take a ride in a green RV as three road-trippers make their way through the beautiful state of Arizona, interviewing its brilliant citizens along the way! Follow along as they meet record store owners, engineers, rocketeers, and more, all the while figuring out how they’ll uniquely contribute to Arizona’s culture of innovation themselves.

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    Future West Television Spot

    30s

    Take a ride in a green RV as three road-trippers make their way through the beautiful state of Arizona, interviewing its brilliant citizens along the way! Follow along as they meet record store owners, engineers, rocketeers, and more, all the while figuring out how they’ll uniquely contribute to Arizona’s culture of innovation themselves.

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    Beating the Odds - Theatrical Trailer

    2m 18s

    When a degree is your goal, nothing can hold you back. “Beating the Odds” highlights how students everywhere are overcoming obstacles to get to college, standing on their struggles to reach even greater heights. Hear how leaders like Former First Lady Michelle Obama and Paralympian Scout Bassett made it to graduation—and beyond—by ignoring the odds and betting on themselves.

  • Beating the Odds - Television Spot: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Beating the Odds - Television Spot

    30s

    When a degree is your goal, nothing can hold you back. “Beating the Odds” highlights how students everywhere are overcoming obstacles to get to college, standing on their struggles to reach even greater heights. Hear how leaders like Former First Lady Michelle Obama and Paralympian Scout Bassett made it to graduation—and beyond—by ignoring the odds and betting on themselves.

  • One Step Closer - Television Spot: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    One Step Closer - Television Spot

    30s

    When you start at community college, your next step could take you anywhere. Watch as three students road-trip across the country to speak with leaders who used community college to carve a path to higher education, specialized skills—and more importantly, rewarding lives and careers. Along the way, they discover how valuable their own community college experiences can be.

  • One Step Closer - Theatrical Trailer: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    One Step Closer - Theatrical Trailer

    2m 18s

    When you start at community college, your next step could take you anywhere. Watch as three students road-trip across the country to speak with leaders who used community college to carve a path to higher education, specialized skills—and more importantly, rewarding lives and careers. Along the way, they discover how valuable their own community college experiences can be.

  • Degree of Impact Theatrical Trailer: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Degree of Impact Theatrical Trailer

    1m 47s

    Earning a doctorate is a noble pursuit, but what can you do with it? As it turns out, almost anything! Follow along as three students pursuing doctoral degrees take a cross-country road trip to explore how doctors of music, medicine, and more are applying their research to solve real-world problems, using their degrees to create lives that they love.

  • Degree of Impact: TV Spot: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Degree of Impact: TV Spot

    30s

    Earning a doctorate is a noble pursuit, but what can you do with it? As it turns out, almost anything! Follow along as three students pursuing doctoral degrees take a cross-country road trip to explore how doctors of music, medicine, and more are applying their research to solve real-world problems, using their degrees to create lives that they love.

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