Traffic Director Spotlight: Carey Jarvis, Fox 47

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Carey Jarvis is the Traffic Manager at WSYM Fox 47 in Lansing, where he has been for ten of his twenty years in traffic.

Q1: What is your favorite comfort food?
Carey: Wendy’s

Q2: Which Superhero would you be, and why?
Carey: Doctor Who because he uses his intelligence to beat the bad guys!

Q3: When I’m not working, I’d rather be…
Carey: Spending time with my wife and daughter, reading, watching TV/movies, or playing video games.

Q4: If I had the chance, I’d really like to have lunch with…
Carey: David Tennant, my favorite actor who has played Doctor Who. He seems to be an incredibly nice guy, and he really brought the role to life.

Q5: Best advice you have ever gotten?
Carey: “The Paradoxical Commandments”, by Dr. Kent M. Keith:

People are illogical, unreasonable, and self-centered.
Love them anyway.

If you do good, people will accuse you of selfish ulterior motives.
Do good anyway.

If you are successful, you will win false friends and true enemies.
Succeed anyway.

The good you do today will be forgotten tomorrow.
Do good anyway.

Honesty and frankness make you vulnerable.
Be honest and frank anyway.

The biggest men and women with the biggest ideas can be shot down by the smallest men and women with the smallest minds.
Think big anyway.

People favor underdogs but follow only top dogs.
Fight for a few underdogs anyway.

What you spend years building may be destroyed overnight.
Build anyway.

People really need help but may attack you if you do help them.
Help people anyway.

Give the world the best you have and you’ll get kicked in the teeth.
Give the world the best you have anyway.

Q6: Tell us something about yourself that very few people know…
Carey: I never ate a salad until I got married.

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