Jon of All Trades

Ep. 185: Liz Marasco – Linguist, Program Manager for

Liz Marasco is a linguist and Program Manager for, and she is the guest on Ep. 185 of the Jon of All Trades Podcast, debuting August 8, 2018.

Liz Marasco is a linguist, having earned her MA in Linguistics from CU Boulder, and currently serves as Program Manager at Yes, is my sponsor, but they did not pay me to do this show. Zach Knaus is the head honcho at, and a longtime friend. So [...]

August 7, 2018 Jon Podcast 0

Ep. 184: Kathy Walker – News Director, KOA NewsRadio

Kathy Walker, News Director at KOA NewsRadio in Denver is the guest on Ep. 184 of the Jon of All Trades Podcast, debuting August 1, 2018.

Kathy Walker is the News Director at 850 KOA NewsRadio in Denver. She has worked there since 1990. Any time I get to talk journalism, and radio in particular, I’m excited. Kathy’s had a fascinating career path having left college early to work as Marketing Director for a shopping mall [...]

July 31, 2018 Jon Podcast 0

Ep. 183: Tucker Gumber – The Festival Guy

Tucker Gumber is The Festival Guy. He's written two books on the subject, launched an app called Festevo, and has attended 137 festivals in 7 years. He's the guest on Ep. 183 of the Jon of All Trades Podcast, debuting July 25, 2018.

I know him as Tucker Gumber, a good buddy from my days working at KCSU fm during college. If you know Tucker these days, it’s probably as The Festival Guy. You see, Tucker has gone to 137 festivals across seven years (seven in 2018 alone as of this writing in [...]

July 24, 2018 Jon Podcast 0

Jon’s Audio Resume Vol. 11 – Lobbying and Public Policy

Welcome to Jon’s Audio Resume, the Jon of All Trades solo exploration of all the weird ass jobs I’ve had in my life. This series runs in chronological order and here is my 11th job. Job: Communications Specialist, Policy Communications, Inc. Duration: October 2006 – April 2007 Pay: $35,000/yr. Did I get along [...]

July 17, 2018 Jon Jon's Audio Resume, Podcast 0

Ep. 181: Solo – Customer Service Spectacular!

Since I’ve been up to my ass in moving hell, and considering the subject of this week’s episode, I think it appropriate to drop a solo episode on you all. When you move, you end up working with a whole slew of subcontractors and I suppose it’s to be expected [...]

July 10, 2018 Jon Jon Eks Solo, Podcast 0

Ep. 180: Younger Than Neil – Denver Ska Band

Denver ska band Younger Than Neil is the guest on Ep. 180 of the Jon of All Trades Podcast, debuting June 20, 2018.

I saw Denver ska band Younger Than Neil open for Mustard Plug and the Bouncing Souls. They put on a killer set. Then my friend Jason put one of their songs on a road trip mix, and from there I downloaded their EP. The morning I listened to it, I couldn’t [...]

June 19, 2018 Jon Podcast 0

Ep. 179: Caitlin – Advertising Agency (CONFIDENTIAL Series)

No, I didn’t actually talk to Peggy Olson, but I got the next best thing. I talk to my new friend Caitlin about her history of work in the advertising industry. As a business marketing major, and having gone to college near a lot of ad agencies, Caitlin decided to [...]

June 12, 2018 Jon CONFIDENTIAL Series, Podcast 0

Anthony Bourdain

I awoke this morning at 5:30 despite my best intentions, rolled over and looked at my phone. I opened Facebook and my friend Justin Finesilver had posted an article from with this headline: “CNN’s Anthony Bourdain dead at 61.” I read the article and began writing this tribute at 5:38. [...]

June 8, 2018 Jon Blog, Tribute 1

Ep. 178: CJ Latham – Founder of Bike A Latte

CJ Latham is the founder of Bike A Latte which makes Pre-Ride Cold Brew, and he's the guest on Ep. 178 of the Jon of All Trades Podcast, debuting June 6, 2018.

CJ Latham is the founder Bike A Latte. From their website: “Fueling athletes with the highest quality coffee the world has to offer. You take pride in your coffee. We exist to provide you with that high quality coffee experience any where your bike takes you. #CoffeePedalRepeat” He’s also my [...]

June 5, 2018 Jon Podcast 0

Ep. 177: Evan Weissman – Founder, Warm Cookies of the Revolution

Evan Weissman is the founder of Warm Cookies of the Revolution, and he's the guest on Ep. 177 of the Jon of All Trades Podcast, debuting May 30, 2018.

What is Warm Cookies of the Revolution? According to their founder Evan Weissman, it’s a “civic health club.” And what’s that? According to their website, “Well, you go to a gym to exercise your physical health, a religious institution to exercise your spiritual health, and a therapist to exercise your [...]

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