This week’s guest is film critic Ryan Gilbey, who’s a self-confessed “creature of print,” as he started out on The Independent’s film desk 24 years ago, after winning a competition. He now writes for The Guardian, The Sunday Times and New Statesman.
We met back in 2006 when he was my tutor on a part-time Film Journalism course at the British Film Institute in London.
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This episode’s guest is radio and podcast producer Shola Aleje.
Shola works on Lauren Laverne’s BBC 6 Music show, as well as producing podcasts for Emma Gannon, Cherry Healey and Bestival.
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This week’s guest is Jordan Gass-Poore’, who’s currently working for US liberal magazine Mother Jones in New York.
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Welcome to the first episode of Freelance Pod!
The first guest is audio expert Christina H. Moore. Christina has worked on podcasts for the BBC and for Apple Podcasts, and she now works on podcasts with musicians.
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Here’s the trailer for Freelance Pod, a new podcast about how the internet has revolutionised the way we work.
Hear some of the guests who will join host Suchandrika Chakrabarti on upcoming episodes, to talk about how the world of work has transformed from analogue to digital.
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Stories change us! It’s true.
This slide reminds me of a lovely passage from Barack Obama’s memoir, Dreams From My Father. Obama only met his father twice.
Later in the book – as well-written as any novel I’ve read – Obama remembers throwing one of his daughters up in the air and making her laugh, in that joyous, breath-gulping way only babies can.
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MojoFest Day 2 was all about intimacy. The internet leaves us feeling both constantly connected but also disconnected, alone. The beauty of mojo is the immediacy, the way it helps establish relationships with viewers.
After a rather late night / early morning at a silent disco…
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