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Jon Ekstrom of the Jon of All Trades Podcast with Mike Gaughan, Chairman of MGA Communications before their interview in March of 2014.

Jon’s Audio Resume Vol. 12 – PR Professional

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 12th job. Job: Account Executive/Account Manager – MGA [...]

December 4, 2018 Jon's Audio Resume, Podcast
Kristin Crites is my wife, friend, consigliere, and inspiration and she's my very special guest on Ep. 200 of the Jon of All Trades Podcast, debuting November 28, 2018.

Ep. 200: Kristin Crites – My Wife, Friend, Consigliere, and Inspiration

As I approached Episode 200, a crazy milestone I never envisioned hitting when I started this show four and a half years ago, I knew I wanted to give you something I never had before. Because once you hit 200 [...]

November 27, 2018 Podcast
(left to right) Mark Skillicorn, Julia Nash, (me), Jello Biafra, and Groovie Mann are part of Industrial Accident: The Story of Wax Trax! Records, and they're the guests on Ep. 199 of the Jon of All Trades Podcast from Denver Film Festival 2018 #DFF41, debuting November 15, 2018.

Ep. 199: Jello Biafra, Groovie Mann, Julia Nash & Mark Skillicorn – Wax Trax!

Here’s the synopsis of Industrial Accident: The Story of Wax Trax! Records: From humble beginnings in Denver, Colorado, Jim Nash and Dannie Flesher built one of the most influential American independent record labels. In 1978 they opened Wax Trax! Records [...]

November 15, 2018 Denver Film Festival 2018, Podcast
Chris Weller (left) and Sam Rega are the Producer and Director, respectively, Breaking the Bee, a documentary about Indian-American dominance at the Scripps National Spelling Bee, join the Jon of All Trades Podcast Ep. 198 at the Denver Film Festival, debuting November 13, 2018.

Ep. 198: Breaking the Bee Filmmakers

“Since 1999, 19 of the last 23 winners of the Scripps National Spelling Bee have been Indian-American, and an Indian-American has won for 11 straight years making the incredible trend one of the longest in sports history. “Breaking the Bee” is [...]

November 13, 2018 Denver Film Festival 2018, Podcast
Isa Mazzei (center) and Daniel Goldhaber are the writer and director of Cam, playing at Denver Film Festival 2018. They're the guests on Ep. 197 of the Jon of All Trades Podcast, debuting November 8, 2018.

Ep. 197: Isa Mazzei and Daniel Goldhaber – Filmmakers of Cam

In the film Cam, an erotic webcam performer seeks success, but one day finds her online identity hijacked and seems bent on destroying her life. It’s a movie that works both as a thriller, and as a commentary of how we construct [...]

November 8, 2018 Denver Film Festival 2018, Podcast
Alessandra Dobrin Khalsa (center) and Morgan Capps are the editor and director (respectively) of the Meow Wolf Origin Story documentary playing at Denver Film Festival 41. They're the guests on Ep. 196 of the Jon of All Trades Podcast, debuting November 6, 2018.

Ep. 196: Meow Wolf Origin Story Filmmakers

When Denver Film Festival 41 was announced, one of the films I was most excited to see was the Meow Wolf Origin Story. If you’re at all interested in art, culture, and live in the American Southwest, you’ve probably heard [...]

November 6, 2018 Denver Film Festival 2018, Podcast
Britta Erickson is Festival Director of Denver Film Festival and she's the guest on Ep. 195 of the Jon of All Trades Podcast, debuting October 31, 2018.

Ep. 195: Britta Erickson – Festival Director of Denver Film Festival

Britta Erickson is Director of the Denver Film Festival, and has been for the last 11 years. She got her start at the Denver Film Festival in 1999, as part of a two-month contract. 20 years later, here she is [...]

October 30, 2018 Denver Film Festival 2018

First Job: Britta Erickson

Britta Erickson is the Festival Director for the Denver Film Festival. She’s also my guest on Episode 195 of the Jon of All Trades Podcast debuting October 31, 2018. But first, she shares with stories from her first job working [...]

October 29, 2018 Denver Film Festival 2018, First Jobs, Podcast
Anthony Pigliacampo is the Co-Founder and Co-CEO of Modern Market, and he's the guest on Ep. 194 of the Jon of All Trades Podcast, debuting October 24, 2018.

Ep. 194: Anthony Pigliacampo – Co-Founder and Co-CEO of Modern Market

Anthony Pigliacampo is the Co-Founder and Co-CEO of Modern Market Eatery, featuring 29 stores in 5 states. From their website: At Modern Market Eatery we serve fresh-crafted eats from the heart of the market. Our ingredients are pure, simple, and [...]

October 23, 2018 Podcast

First Job: Anthony Pigliacampo

Anthony Pigliacampo is the Founder and Co-CEO of Modern Market Farm Fresh Eatery. He’s also my guest on Ep. 194 of the Jon of All Trades Podcast, debuting October 24, 2018. But first, he shares with me his first foray [...]

October 22, 2018 First Jobs, Podcast