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Mike Rowe      

CEO of mikeroweWORKS Foundation; Creator & Host of Dirty Jobs; Executive Producer & Narrator of How America Works

Mike Rowe is a writer, narrator, producer, recording artist, Emmy-Award winning TV Host, New York Times Best Selling author, and the CEO of the mikeroweWORKS Foundation.

As the creator and host of "Dirty Jobs," Rowe is best-known as “the dirtiest man on TV.” In his role as a perpetual apprentice, Rowe has highlighted hundreds of workers in dozens of essential industries. "Dirty Jobs" returns for a new season on December 11, 2022. Rowe is also the executive producer and narrator of "How America Works."

His foundation has awarded over six million dollars in work ethic scholarships to nearly 1,500 men and women, and his commitment to reinvigorate the skilled trades is unrivaled.

Speech Topics

Why Dirty Jobs Matter

Why has America declared a war on work? In this talk, Mike Rowe gives an illuminating account of the true nature of skilled labor, and why it's being devalued by the media, advertising, and even the government. Why are people who do dirty jobs some of the happiest people you'll ever meet? How do they achieve a work-life symmetry others can't? What lessons can we learn about teamwork, determination, efficiency, and our definition of success? With conviction, humor and deep humanity, Mike Rowe brings us face-to-face with Americans who are simply doing their jobs, happily and well. In the process, he reminds us of the enormous but forgotten benefits of hard, honest work, and how it affects everything from our national identity to our infrastructure to the economy.


Mike Rowe: Job advice from guy who has tried them all - CNN.com
"Somebody's Gotta Do It" host Mike Rowe answers your questions about his latest adventures, career advice and more.

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