Character Development. One Episode at a time.


The Harbor, featuring Mike Smith and guests, facilitates the teaching of character development in classrooms by showcasing tangible life lessons through a school year's worth of episodes with rich, raw and engaging video content. Designed for the classroom, Renaissance members have access to a downloadable critical thinking discussion guide to foster student-led discussions for each episode

All six seasons and 160 episodes are listed below, with most recent episodes at the top. Use the "Browse by Keyword" link below to see topics covered and filter episodes by topic.

All Harbor episodes are copyright Jostens 2015-2020.

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Season 2


Sometimes life can be unpredictable. Tragedy can strike us at any time and interrupt even our best laid plans, forcing us to make difficult decisions. On this week’s episode of The Harbor by Jostens, JR Galardi, Chief Visionary Officer of Wienerschnitzel, shares the story of when an unexpected tragedy rattled his world and the steps he had to take – and the plans he had to change – to deal with the loss of his father.

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Season 1

After losing several relatives to cancer in a six-month period, Rob Dyer took it upon himself to make a change. He started Skate4Cancer, which has raised millions of dollars for cancer hospitals and charities.

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