Jon of All Trades
  • First Job: Adam Johnston

    Adam Johnston (second from left) is the CEO of Last Call Trivia, providing entertaining nights out for thousands of people all across the country. He’s

  • Amanda McLernon (left) and Emily Klipp are the CEO and COO of McLernon & Co and they're the guests on Ep. 219 of the Jon of All Trades Podcast debuting July 17, 2019.

    Ep. 219: McLernon & Co – #KeepSocialMediaSocial

    Amanda McLernon and Emily Klipp are the CEO and COO, respectively, of McLernon & Co, whose social media obsession is to #KeepSocialMediaSocial. What does that

  • First Job: Emily Klipp

    Emily Klipp is the Chief Operating Officer at McLernon & Co, a company attempting to #KeepSocialMediaSocial. What’s that mean? It means they “focus on building

  • Gin Walker is a copywriter also known as the Copy Genie, and she's the guest on Ep. 218 of the Jon of All Trades Podcast debuting July 10, 2019.

    Ep. 218: Gin Walker – Copy Genie

    Gin Walker is the Copy Genie, and since words are her business, I’ll cede the floor to her and let her tell you about her

  • First Job: Gin Walker

    Gin Walker is the Copy Genie, and she writes words that sell big-hearted brands at scale, allowing them to make the impact (AND MONEY) they crave. Our

First Job: Erin Parisi

Erin Parisi is the founder of TranSending 7, and she’s the guest on Ep. 215 of the Jon of All Trades Podcast this Wednesday, June 12. She’s got a story to tell, and you definitely don’t want to miss this one. But first, Erin shares with us the story of [...]

June 10, 2019 Jon First Jobs, Podcast 0

Ep. 214: Old 121 Brewhouse

Brett Zahrte (left) and Jason Bailey are two of the founders of Old 121 Brewhouse. They're the guests on Ep. 214 of the Jon of All Trades Podcast debuting June 5, 2019.

Jason Bailey and Brett Zahrte are two of the founders of Old 121 Brewhouse in Lakewood, CO. Their doors have been open for just over two months, so they sat down with me to discuss what they’ve learned, what’s been most surprising, and what’s next. Through my company, I helped [...]

June 4, 2019 Jon Podcast 0

First Job: Jason Bailey

Jason Bailey is the head brewer at Old 121 Brewhouse, and he, along with fellow co-founder Brett Zahrte, will be the guest on Ep. 214 of the Jon of All Trades Podcast debuting Wednesday, June 5. It’s a great chat you won’t want to miss. But first, he shares with [...]

June 3, 2019 Jon First Jobs, Podcast 0

Ep. 213: I’m Back, Baby!

Straight from the heart, stream-of-consciousness to my mouth, and into your ears, here’s the episode where I re-launch the podcast. I talk what led to the show going on hiatus, my struggles with depression, my philosophy on business, toss in a few outdated pop culture references, use a ton of [...]

May 28, 2019 Jon Jon Eks Solo, Podcast 0

Ep. 212: Ryzin – Professional Wrestler

Ryzin is an independent professional wrestler and author of Helluva Confessional, and he's the guest on Ep. 212 of the Jon of All Trades Podcast, debuting April 4, 2019.

(Rob) Ryzin is an independent professional wrestler who I talked to on Episode 59 of this show. A lot has changed in the nearly four years since he appeared last, and we get into all of it here on this week’s show. For starters, Ryzin earned himself an official WWE [...]

April 3, 2019 Jon Podcast 0

First Job: Ryzin

Rob Ryzin (now just going by the name Ryzin) is an independent professional wrestler who last year earned a tryout with the WWE. He was a guest on this show four years ago, and a lot has happened since then including the aforementioned tryout, a complete reinvention of his character, [...]

April 2, 2019 Jon First Jobs, Podcast 0

Ep. 211: Michael Roberts – Denver Westword

Michael Roberts, reporter for the Denver Westword, is the guest on Episode 211 of the Jon of All Trades Podcast, debuting March 27, 2019.

Michael Roberts has been writing for the Denver Westword since 1990. He began as a Music Editor, but has written about pretty much everything ever since. He’s a dynamite (and incredibly prolific) reporter, but I’d argue one of his finest qualities is his long form interviews. As an interviewer myself, [...]

March 26, 2019 Jon Podcast 0

First Job: Michael Roberts

Michael Roberts has been a reporter for the Westword for nearly 29 years. He’s a journalist I admire greatly, and he is the new speed record holder for responding to me. His full episode goes live Wednesday, March 27. But before we get there, I asked him about his first [...]

March 25, 2019 Jon First Jobs, Podcast 0

Reflections on Five Years

Holland Darcy, former start of MTV's Road Rules and The Challenge is the guest Ep 101 of the Jon of All Trades Podcast, debuting July 13, 2016.

This week the Jon of All Trades Podcast celebrates five years of being on the air and more than 200 guests. I realize as I write this, that’s longer than I’ve done any one thing professionally. My longest actual job tops out at four years and five months. I wrote [...]

March 19, 2019 Jon Blog, News 0

Jon’s Audio Resume Vol. 13: Marketing Manager, Energy Drink

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 13th job. Job: Marketing Manager, Energy Drink Company (will remain unnamed)Duration: March 2010 – May 2010Pay: $45,000/yr.Did I get [...]

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