Jon of All Trades

First Job: Debbie Brown

It’s First Jobs week here at the Jon of All Trades Podcast! In lieu of doing a long form episode this week, I’m highlighting some of my favorite professional people as they tell me all about their first jobs. Today I’ve got Debbie Brown (pictured above with her son Trevor [...]

December 18, 2018 Jon First Jobs, Podcast 0

First Job: Braden Dick

Braden Dick, founder of Global Meeting Technologies and Mile High 100, shares his first job on the Jon of All Trades Podcast, December 17, 2018.

It’s First Jobs week here at the Jon of All Trades Podcast! In lieu of doing a long form episode this week, I’m highlighting some of my favorite professional people as they tell me all about their first jobs. Today I’ve got Braden Dick, my co-founder of Mile High 100 [...]

December 17, 2018 Jon First Jobs, Podcast 0

Ep. 202: Shawn Marek – Producer for PodcastOne, Wrestling Nerd

Shawn Marek is a Producer for PodcastOne, notably the Stone Cold Podcast, and he's the guest on Ep. 202 of the Jon of All Trades Podcast, debuting December 12, 2018.

Shawn Marek is a producer for PodcastOne, the largest advertiser-supported, on-demand digital audio network. Of the eight or so shows he produces, by far and away my favorite one is The Steve Austin Show. Turns out, Shawn and I exist in just about perfect parallel dimensions considering we both began our [...]

December 11, 2018 Jon Podcast 0

Jon’s Audio Resume Vol. 12 – PR Professional

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

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 Communications, Inc. Duration: April 2007 – December 2010 Pay: ~$40,000/yr. Did [...]

December 4, 2018 Jon Jon's Audio Resume, Podcast 0

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

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.

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 episodes, you’ve necessarily covered a lot of ground. I’ve had [...]

November 27, 2018 Jon Podcast 0

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

(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.

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 in Chicago, Illinois, which would evolve into a record store [...]

November 15, 2018 Jon Denver Film Festival 2018, Podcast 0

Ep. 198: Breaking the Bee Filmmakers

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.

“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 a feature-length documentary that explores and celebrates this new dynasty [...]

November 13, 2018 Jon Denver Film Festival 2018, Podcast 1

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

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.

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 our digital identity and where and how that identity intersects [...]

November 8, 2018 Jon Denver Film Festival 2018, Podcast 0

Ep. 196: Meow Wolf Origin Story Filmmakers

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.

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 a ton about Meow Wolf and how it’s changing the [...]

November 6, 2018 Jon Denver Film Festival 2018, Podcast 0

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

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.

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 running things. On this week’s show we go behind the [...]

October 30, 2018 Jon Denver Film Festival 2018 0