Jon of All Trades

Ep. 95: Kyle Clark – 9News Anchor, Journalist, Craft Beer Enthusiast

Kyle Clark, 9News anchor and craft beer enthusiast, is the guest on Ep. 95 of the Jon of All Trades Podcast, airing May 25, 2016.

Kyle Clark has worked as a general assignment reporter, investigative reporter, political reporter, and anchor for 9News in Denver since 2007. But if there’s one thing you really know him for, it’s that he criticized you for sending in photos of your patio furniture when it snows. As he says [...]

May 24, 2016 Jon Podcast 0

Ep. 94: Kyle Simmons – Finance Industry, Sparring Partner, Fellow Grad School Nerd

Kyle Simmons, my longtime friend, is the guest on Ep. 94 of the Jon of All Trades Podcast, debuting May 11, 2016.

Kyle Simmons is one of my best friends. I refer to him as my favorite “sparring partner” because we spend a lot of time doing what appears to be arguing with each other, when in reality, we’re just having a discussion. I realize that sounds like walking in on your [...]

May 10, 2016 Jon Podcast 0

Ep. 93: Bree Davies – Freelance Journalist, Denver Westword Columnist

Bree Davies, freelance journalist and columnist for the Denver Westword, is the guest on Ep. 93 of the Jon of All Trades Podcast, debuting May 4, 2016.

Bree Davies cares about Denver. In fact, she cares about a lot of things, and you’d know that if you follow any of her social media accounts. Her Facebook is here. Her Instagram is here. And her Twitter (her favorite platform) is here. One of the most compelling aspects of [...]

May 3, 2016 Jon Podcast 0

Ep. 92: Neil Truglio – Director, Writer, Creator, Founder of Modest Arts

Neil Truglio, founder of Modest Arts and my press contact at the 38th Annual Denver Film Festival is the guest on Ep. 92 of the Jon of All Trades Podcast, airing April 27, 2016.

Neil Truglio was the main reason I was at the Denver Film Festival at all. He served as the press contact for the entire festival, and, in an effort to expand the reach of the Fest and tell the stories of the participating filmmakers in a new way, reached out [...]

April 26, 2016 Jon Denver Film Festival 2015, Podcast 0

How I Gained Back 20 Lbs.

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Remember how I wrote a whole series of blog posts touting How I Lost 40 Lbs? Well, in the interest of full transparency and keeping in the spirit of using the blogs to chronicle the never-ending process of losing weight and keeping it off, I’m here to share with you, [...]

April 15, 2016 Jon How I Lost 40 Lbs. 0

Ep. 91: Kayvan Khalatbari – Founder of Sexpot Comedy, Entrepreneur

Kayan Khalatbari, founder of Sexpot Comedy, Sexy Pizza, Denver Relief and Birdy Magazine, is the guest on Ep. 91 of the Jon of All Trades Podcast, airing April 13, 2016.

Kayvan Khalatbari is a Denver entrepreneur who’s founded (among others) Sexpot Comedy, Sexy Pizza, Denver Relief, Denver Relief Consulting, and Birdy Magazine. He also ran for Denver City Council in 2015. Needless to say, this gave us plenty to talk about on this week’s show. I was introduced to Kayvan [...]

April 12, 2016 Jon Podcast 0

Ep. 90: Shepard Nevel – President & CEO of LiveWell Colorado

Shepard Nevel, President & CEO of LiveWell Colorado is the guest on Ep. 90 of the Jon of All Trades Podcast, airing April 6, 2016.

Shepard Nevel is the President & CEO of LiveWell Colorado, a nonprofit that works to reduce obesity and improve health by increasing access to nutritious food and opportunities for physical activity throughout the state. On this week’s show, we discuss the work of LiveWell, and how when it comes to [...]

April 5, 2016 Jon Podcast 0

Ep. 89: Nathan Lund – Denver Comedy Champion and Fellow Wrestling Geek

Nathan Lund of The Fine Gentleman's Club and Lucha Libre and Laughs, is the guest on Ep. 89 of the Jon of All Trades Podcast, talking about WWE, comedy, and WrestleMania 32.

Nathan Lund is a founding member of The Fine Gentleman’s Club, a commentator and comedian for Lucha Libre & Laughs, the reigning and defending Denver Comedy Champion, and, important for my purposes, a professional wrestling fan. Why? Because it’s WrestleMania week, baby! We are just a few scant days out [...]

March 29, 2016 Jon Podcast 0

Ep. 88: Jes Ward – Executive Director of cityWILD

Jes Ward, Executive Director of cityWILD is the guest on Ep. 88 of the Jon of All Trades Podcast, March 23, 2016.

Jes Ward is Executive Director of cityWILD, whose mission is to engage youth in experiential learning opportunities that boldly address issues of inequity in education, economic opportunity, and access to the outdoors. cityWILD motivates participants to reach their potential at school, at home and in their communities – and they succeed! [...]

March 22, 2016 Jon Podcast 0

Vote for Jon of All Trades in the Westword’s Best of Denver Readers’ Choice Awards

Vote for Jon of All Trades for Best Denver Podcast in Westword's Best of Denver 2016 Readers' Choice Awards

Dear Jon of All Trades Listener, Well, holy shit! The Jon of All Trades Podcast is a finalist in the Westword’s Best of Denver 2016 Readers’ Choice Awards, and it’s because of you. Thank you to everyone who took a moment to nominate this show a couple of weeks ago [...]

March 10, 2016 Jon Blog, News 0