Making the leap to transition to a new industry or life chapter is filled with both excitement and challenge. In this Wake Forest Magazine story, Kerry King (’85) interviews Cameron Kent (’79) about how he’s pursued his creative passions after a career as a news anchor. Read the story to learn more about finding fulfillment after retiring and advice for trying out any new endeavor.

This post is a feature on Camp Third Act, a new signature program to help you contemplate the “third act” of your life. This event is designed to guide you to identify, and reach, goals for your best life. Featuring Gregg Levoy, the celebrated author of “Callings: Finding and Following an Authentic Life“, the weekend will include presentations from Wake Forest leaders, time for reflection, interactive sessions with follow-up discussions, all designed to help you define your calling and build a roadmap for what’s next. Learn more and register to attend at

Cameron Kent at WXII

Photo from WXII12 News broadcast