Jon of All Trades

Ep. 152: John Brackney – Man About Town

John Brackney is Director of Public Policy & Engagement at Webolutions, and he's the guest on Ep. 152 of the Jon of All Trades Podcast, debuting November 1, 2017.

John Brackney is Director of Public Policy & Community Engagement at Webolutions. He’s also the former President & CEO of the South Metro Denver Chamber of Commerce, Arapahoe County Commissioner (Chair in 2000), a veteran of the Army National Guard, and on more boards and a part of more organizations [...]

October 31, 2017 Jon Podcast 1

Ep. 151: Megan Ranegar – Yelp Denver Community Manager

Megan Ranegar is the Community Manager for Yelp Denver and she is the guest on Ep. 151 of the Jon of All Trades Podcast, debuting October 24, 2017.

… … Megan Ranegar is the Community Manager for  Yelp Denver. Yelp is one of those weird companies that you use all the time, but whose employees are rarely seen to the average consumer. They have something like 5,000 employees worldwide, but I’m willing to bet before today, most of [...]

October 24, 2017 Jon Podcast 0

Ep. 150: Denver Podcast Network Live Launch Showcase

The Denver Podcast Network Live Launch Showcase is Ep. 150 of the Jon of All Trades Podcast, debuting October 18, 2017.

For those of you who missed it on Sunday, October 8 [shakes fist at you], here is the live recording featuring all the shows from the Denver Podcast Network as we discuss everything from pizza to movies to music to comedy and more. You get a nice sample of everyone’s [...]

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Ep. 149: JD Lopez – Comedian, Host of Left Hand Right Brain

JD Lopez is a comedian and the host of the Left Hand Right Brain Podcast, and he's the guest on Ep. 149 of the Jon of All Trades Podcast, debuting October 4, 2017.

JD Lopez is a comedian, the host of Left Hand Right Brain, and proud fellow member of the Denver Podcast Network. We met for the first time a few months ago when Paul Karolyi from Changing Denver (which kicked off a new season this week!) decided to round up fellow [...]

October 3, 2017 Jon Podcast 0

Ep. 148: Ginna Santy and Melanie Ulle – Co-Founders of Women In Kind

Ginna Santy (left) and Melanie Ulle are the co-founders of Women In Kind, a co-working space designed with women in mind in Denver, and they're the guests on Ep. 148 of the Jon of All Trades Podcast, debuting September 27, 2017.

Women in Kind focuses on women, their needs in business and in the business of life. As a co-working space located in Northeast Denver, Women in Kind works to identify, to anticipate what women need to be successful at work and integrate those things into the workplace. That means thinking [...]

September 26, 2017 Jon Podcast 0

Ep. 147: Imam Abdur Rahim Ali – Northeast Denver Islamic Center

Imam Abdur Rahim Ali leads the Northeast Denver Islamic Center and is the guest on Ep. 147 of the Jon of All Trades Podcast, debuting September 20, 2017.

Imam Abdur Rahim Ali is the leader of the Northeast Denver Islamic Center. I was introduced to him by Rabbi Adam Morris, whom I had on less than a month ago. These interviews are part of an ongoing periodic examination I do exploring different faith communities, and serve the overall [...]

September 19, 2017 Jon Podcast 0

Ep. 146: Jack Ekstrom – Founder of PolicyWorks America, My Dad

Jack Ekstrom is the founder of PolicyWorks America and is also my father. He's the guest on Ep. 146 of the Jon of All Trades Podcast, which debuts September 13, 2017.

Jack Ekstrom has had an extraordinarily impressive career working in public and government for the oil and natural gas industry. He retired in January of this year, and, like the relentless advocate with an inexhaustible work ethic he is, immediately founded PolicyWorks America. He also happens to be my dad. [...]

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Ep. 145: Erica Hoffman – Speech Pathologist

Erica Hoffman is a speech pathologist who works with kids aged 0-3, and she's the guest on Ep. 145 of the Jon of All Trades Podcast, debuting September 6, 2017.

Erica Hoffman came into our lives to work with our oldest daughter Grace. She’s a speech pathologist, and right around her second birthday we were worried that she wasn’t talking much, didn’t have many words, and wasn’t progressing properly. So we had her evaluated, it turned out we qualified for [...]

September 5, 2017 Jon Podcast 0

Ep. 144: Gabe Schirm Returns – Writer, Entrepreneur

Gabe Schirm joins the show once again on Ep. 144 to talk about his life as a writer and entrepreneur. His episode debuts August 30, 2017.

Gabe Schirm is my longtime buddy dating back to our time together in college radio, and this isn’t the first I’ve had him on the show. He first appeared on Ep. 13 when he was working a normal 8-5 job, and so was I. On that episode, we talked about [...]

August 29, 2017 Jon Podcast 0

Thirty-six

It’s me, delivering psychosis Over the phone to you I’ve colored your world blue Ten thousand miles from you I’m sinking all alone Treading new waters Where is my buoy? “Sleep” by Lagwagon I’m not entirely sure Kristin and I have finished a conversation with each other in more than [...]

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