In this episode, we continue our 3-part interview with former Walt Disney World Cast Member, Jessica Clawson. In part 1, we talked about working at Toy Story Midway Mania and in the resorts as a Concierge, the transition to Magic Bands & My Disney Experience, and some great guest stories.
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In this episode, Jessica talks about…
- A story of basically rescuing a guest’s vacation;
- Something important that working at Walt Disney World taught her;
- Working the front desk at the All-Stars, including doing a Spanish check-in, even though she doesn’t really speak much Spanish;
- Being a room assigner;
- Teaching in the Youth Education Series: Science of Disney Imagineering, and Exploring Disney Animation History;
- A time when an angry guest demanded to speak to Walt Disney;
- Youth Education Series programs in the other WDW theme parks;
- Which of the programs she taught that was her favorite and why;
- A detour with some love for Walt Disney…and a bit of a rant about the proper name for Walt Disney World;
- A couple of really fun stories from teaching the Y.E.S. program.
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