Colorado State University

Ep. 259: Dr. Brian Ott – Academic, Author, Professor

Dr. Brian Ott is the Head of the Department of Communication at Missouri State University. He is a scholar and public intellectual who has been studying rhetoric, media, and their intersection for more than 20 years. He has authored numerous books and essays on the changing nature of communication in the digital era, and he has…

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Ep. 203: Dr. Martin Carcasson – CSU Professor, Director of Center for Public Deliberation

Martín Carcasson, Ph.D., is a professor in the Communication Studies department of Colorado State University, and the founder and director of the CSU Center for Public Deliberation (CPD). The CPD is dedicated to enhancing local democracy through improved public communication and community problem-solving. From their website: “Our aim is to improve the way our community…

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First Job: Dr. Martin Carcasson

Martín Carcasson, Ph.D., is a professor in the Communication Studies department of Colorado State University, and the founder and director of the CSU Center for Public Deliberation (CPD). He’s also the first guest of 2019 on the Jon of All Trades Podcast, and his episode (Ep. 203) debuts Wednesday, January 9. But first, he shares…

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Jon’s Audio Resume Vol. 9: Public Speaking Teacher

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 ninth job. Job: Public Speaking Teacher at Colorado State University Duration: 2004-2006 Pay: Full graduate school tuition, ~$1,100 per month stipend Did I get along…

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Ep. 141: Braden Dick – Co-Founder of Mile High 100, Founder of Global Meeting Technologies

Braden Dick is the co-founder of Mile High 100 (along with yours truly), the founder of Global Meeting Technologies, and one of my favorite people and best friends. His career has taken him all over the world, which means I only got to see him once in a blue moon, but he has recently re-located…

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Ep. 107: Scoop Siemsen – KBPI Morning Show Host and Producer

Scoop Siemsen is producer and co-host of Your Morning Show on 106.7 KBPI fm in Denver. He’s also an alumnus of Colorado State University, and former radio star at KCSU fm. And that’s how I met him. Radio is near and dear to my heart. I don’t know what it is about this medium, but…

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Ep. 94: Kyle Simmons – Finance Industry, Sparring Partner, Fellow Grad School Nerd

Kyle Simmons is one of my best friends. I refer to him as my favorite “sparring partner” because we spend a lot of time doing what appears to be arguing with each other, when in reality, we’re just having a discussion. I realize that sounds like walking in on your parents yelling at each other…

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Ep. 64: Mike Santos – Radio Production Ninja

Mike Santos is a self-described “radio production ninja.” What exactly does that mean? It means Mike is responsible for so much of the content you hear on the radio each day. Here’s a bit of his resume… He’s served as Creative Services Director for Entercom here in Denver, which means he conceptualized, wrote, and produced…

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