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DREAM JOBS: HOW TO MAKE A LIVING DOING WHAT YOU LOVE (12/11/12)

TOM MOEN KTM MEDIA RELATIONS MANAGER STARTING POINT : ?I got started in motorcycles when my grandfather was getting married for the third time. He owned a Honda Trail 90, and his new wife said that he had to get rid of it. He gave it to me. I was ten years old.? THE JOB : ?My main responsibility is to get KTM products to the media, whether it is street bikes, ATVs, offroad bikes or motocross bikes. I prepare the bikes for magazine tests, go to all the test sessions, answer the technical questions and ke…

DREAM JOBS: HOW TO MAKE A LIVING DOING WHAT YOU LOVE (09/22/12)

HOLLY HAGERMAN KAWASAKI ACCESSORIES SALES MANAGER STARTING POINT: ?I used to work in retail. I went back to school and got a fashion degree and worked in the surf industry for a while, but that wasn?t my passion. I love riding, so I got a job at another OEM doing apparel before I got lucky and got the job here at Kawasaki.? THE JOB: ?We are in charge of apparel, which is one of my favorite parts, but I enjoy the bolt-on-accessories side too. I?m in charge of our inside sales team, and they work with all…

DREAM JOBS: HOW TO MAKE A LIVING DOING WHAT YOU LOVE (08/08/11)

RUSS BRENNAN KAWASAKI PUBLIC RELATIONS STARTING POINT: ?I was working for Anheuser-Busch of St. Louis. I had always ridden and raced when growing up. Kawasaki had an opening in the ATV division and I applied, even though I had never ridden an ATV in my life. When we restructured the company, my role expanded to overseeing all of our product lines.? THE JOB: ?The PR department oversees the new product launches: street bike, watercraft, ATV, UTV and motocross. We?re in charge of the product from its incep…