Journalism

Ep. 211: Michael Roberts – Denver Westword

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, I’m always fascinated by others…

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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 job and he doesn’t disappoint….

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Ep. 206: Ed Sealover – Reporter, Denver Business Journal

Ed Sealover covers government, economic development, transportation, hospitality and brewing for the Denver Business Journal. He’s someone I’ve worked with professionally on behalf of my clients, and someone I’ve bumped into more than a few times at beer festivals and enjoy a fun personal rapport with on account of our affinity for craft beer. This…

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First Job: Ed Sealover

Ed Sealover is a journalist with the Denver Business Journal and he covers government, economic development, transportation, hospitality and brewing. It’s an absolute ton of beats, which means our chat on Ep. 206 that debuts on February 6 has no shortage of things to discuss. It’s terrific. But first, he tells me about selling subscriptions…

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First Job: Lynn Granger

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. Lynn Granger, seen above in a screengrab doing Vital for Colorado Radio with me last month,…

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Ep. 184: Kathy Walker – News Director, KOA NewsRadio

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 in San Jose, winding through…

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Ep. 106: John Wenzel – Denver Post Reporter, Journalist, Entertainment Columnist

John Wenzel has worked for the Denver Post for 16 years. That’s a long time to be in any one job, and fairly extraordinary in terms of writing for one newspaper. As is standard practice with most journalists, you can find him with bylines at Esquire, Splitsider, Vice, Rolling Stone, and a ton of other…

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Ep. 93: Bree Davies – Freelance Journalist, Denver Westword Columnist

Bree Davies cares about Denver. In fact, she cares about a lot of things, and you’d know that if you follow any of her social media accounts. Her Facebook is here. Her Instagram is here. And her Twitter (her favorite platform) is here. One of the most compelling aspects of Bree’s personality is her willingness…

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Ep. 84: Thomas Harding – Beat Writer for the Colorado Rockies and MLB.com

Thomas Harding is the Colorado Rockies beat writer for MLB.com. On this week’s episode, Thomas shares the journey of his 30+ year career writing about baseball, divulges what a “gameday in the life” of Thomas Harding is like, how he approaches an article that might make someone in the organization unhappy, and a whole lot…

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