Jon of All Trades

Ep. 187: Eric Yochim – Two Rivers Coffee

Eric Yochim is the founder of Two Rivers Coffee in Arvada, CO and he's the guest on Ep. 187 of the Jon of All Trades Podcast, debuting September 5, 2018.

Eric Yochim is the founder and head honcho of Two Rivers Coffee, Arvada’s most highly recognized coffee shop for service and coffee excellence. He was referred to me by CJ Latham, guest on Episode 178 of the show, and with whom he collaborated on CJ’s Pre-Ride Cold Brew. On this week’s [...]

September 4, 2018 Jon Podcast 1

First Job: Eric Yochim

In honor of Labor Day, I launch a new feature: First Jobs. On Mondays of each week, I’ll ask my guests what their first job was (or maybe it’ll be a different question, who knows!), and share with you their answers in a brief audio clip hyping this week’s show. [...]

September 3, 2018 Jon First Jobs, Podcast 0


It’s time for the annual check-up into my life, and this year told through the prism of three bands. Here we go… *** Before our kids were in full-time day care, we spent a lot of time with them. I am intensely grateful for this time in retrospect because now [...]

August 28, 2018 Jon Blog, Music 0

Ep. 186: Jay Mays – Entrepreneur, Comic, Founder of Pitch Lab

Jay Mays is a former comic, an entrepreneur and the founder of Pitch Lab. And he's the guest on Ep. 186 of the Jon of All Trades Podcast, debuting August 22, 2018.

Better storytelling. Better delivery. Better room command. If you’re interested in leveling up any of these skills, then you’ve got to check out Pitch Lab. Founded by Jay Mays after he ended his stand-up comedy career, he’s honed the skills he learned behind a mic and is helping others apply [...]

August 21, 2018 Jon Podcast 0

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