Originally from Arkansas, Jared spent ten
years working in the television news industry. From 2004 until 2010, he
worked for a television station in Albuquerque, New Mexico. In that time,
he covered major news events across New Mexico, from natural disasters to the
beautiful Balloon Fiesta. He covered politics as well, and interviewed
all major presidential candidates in both 2004 and 2008.
Following the awarding of his MA degree from
UCD in 2012, Jared moved to China to teach communication for the International
College Beijing and UCD.