Traffic Director Spotlight: Helen Skinner, WPXD-TV (Detroit)
Helen Skinner is the Traffic Director for WPXD-TV. Helen has been in traffic for 37 years.
Q1: What is your favorite comfort food?
Helen: My favorite comfort food is Tomato Soup with a Grilled Cheese Sandwich. There were six kids in the family and Mom used to fix this for us quite a bit, so it takes me back to a time that holds nothing but wonderful memories.
Q2: Which Superhero would you be, and why?
Helen: I would be Aquaman. His abilities include telepathy, which he uses to communicate with all sea life. How wonderful it would be to interact with all those magnificent creatures.
Q3: When I’m not working, I’d rather be …
Helen: Spending time with the family. Take the time today to spend with those you love.
Q4: If I had the chance, I’d really like to have lunch with …
Helen: How easy! With my mom. She passed away years ago. How I would love one last chance to see her and tell her how much I miss her and how much I love her.
Q5: Best advice you have ever received?
Helen: Let it go and move on. Let go of the past and embrace the future.
Q6: Tell us something about yourself that very few people know…
Helen: After high school, I traveled for six months with a group called Up with People. They are still around, and have grown tremendously since those days. I would recommend this whole heartedly. What an all-around amazing experience.