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Podcast No. 108: Our Annual Update with Editor-in-Chief Katie Howerton

Kevin Adelsberger

With 731Day just three weeks away, we've got all things Our Jackson Home on the mind—from Porchfest and water balloon fights to a new journal and fun merch. Today on our podcast, Kevin Adelsberger interviews Editor-in-Chief Katie Howerton for her annual update on where OJH is at and where it's going for the second half of 2018.

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Podcast No. 100: Meet the host!

Guest Contributor

On September 3, 2014, our founders Luke Pruett and Jim Wilhelm were launching our very first podcast on YouTube—before our blog, our team, our journal . . . everything! Three and a half years later, we're finally launching our 100th episode and celebrating all the amazing people we've met along the way, including our faithful host since fall of 2015: Kevin Adelsberger. Today we're turning the tables on him and hearing his story, interviewed by theCO's operations manager and Kevin's good friend, Dan Drogosh.

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Podcast No. 99: William Donnell & Bria Pittman of Driving Innovation

Kevin Adelsberger

If you're familiar with theCO (which happens to be the place that funds and houses us), you know that they've always got something incredible and a little wild up their sleeve, and their most recent collaboration with the State of Tennessee is no exception. Today Kevin Adelsberger interviews two of the folks behind this larger-than-life project, Driving Innovation, to learn all about its mission to bring the latest in the tech world to Tennessee's most distressed counties.

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LIVE! Podcast No. 92: Jackson Young Professionals | Side Hustle to Full Hustle

Kevin Adelsberger

Got a side hustle and wondering if it could one day be your full-time gig? Then check out our first-ever live podcast created in collaboration with the Chamber's Jackson Young Professionals group: Side Hustle to Full Hustle. Kevin Adelsberger interviews three well-known entrepreneurs in the Jackson community about their unique success stories, markets, and goals for the future. Featuring Lisa Garner of Garner Blue, Ben Hays of Gourmet Your Way Catering, and Katie Nickey of Pure Barre Jackson.

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Podcast No. 82: Paul Taylor of Gary A. Taylor Investment Company

Kevin Adelsberger

If there ever was a jack-of-all-trades for our city, it's Paul Taylor. Today on the podcast, Kevin Adelsberger interviews this Jackson native about his carrying on of the family business, Gary A. Taylor Investment Company. Find out how Paul got into architecture and what exciting projects he's working on to improve our city's future.

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Podcast No. 81: Mutual Live

Kevin Adelsberger

Anybody looking for some Southern summer tunes? We've got the perfect concert for you coming up Saturday, June 24! Today on our podcast, Kevin Adelsberger interviews Jackson transplants Zachary Charles and Dan Drogosh of local Southern rock band Mutual Live. Find out how this Michigan childhood friends ended up in West Tennessee and how the four years they've spent developing their music has paid off.

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Podcast No. 74: Editor-in-Chief Katie Howerton

Kevin Adelsberger

This week is bringing a lot of change with the Our Jackson Home journal, but what else is in store for 2017? Kevin Adelsberger sits down with our own Editor-in-Chief Katie Howerton to get the inside scoop on A Night of Storytelling, 731Day, and more exciting things to come.

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Podcast No. 69: Melinda Hearn of the Jackson Arts Council

Kevin Adelsberger

Whether you're applauding a performance at the Ned, drifting away to a Symphony production, or snapping a photo in front of the ComeUnity Café mural, there are hundreds of ways to support the arts in Jackson, and Melinda Hearn is the woman who keeps the wheels turning. Kevin Adelsberger sits down with this Executive Director of the Jackson Arts Council to discuss how funding, community participation, and diverse skill sets come together to make up the 40+ art groups throughout our city.

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Podcast No. 59: Dev Catalyst

Kevin Adelsberger

With technology constantly changing, so is education. Check out this podcast by Kevin Adelsberger highlighting Dev Catalyst, an educational coding and technology program for high schoolers conducted through theCO. Hear the perspectives of student Steven Prescott, teacher Kimberly Colbert, and Educational Outreach Coordinator Molly Plyler on this incredible opportunity for West Tennessee youth to prepare for competitive careers.

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Podcast No. 54: Ben & Marci Harris of POPVOX

Kevin Adelsberger

We all have moments where we want to speak up about the laws we see being passed in our nation. West Tennessee native brother and sister Ben and Marci Harris have created a way to make this process easier with their company POPVOX. Today on our podcast, Kevin Adelsberger sits down with these two to learn how the story behind their business grown out of Jackson and throughout the nation.

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Podcast No. 52: Nathan Lewis of Early College High

Kevin Adelsberger

With all changes happening in our school system over the past year, it's easy to fret about our children's education. Some amazing things are on the horizon, though, including a new program called Early College High. Kevin Adelsberger sits down with administrator Nathan Lewis and hears about his vision to equip student for careers earlier than you might think possible.

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Podcast No. 48: Julian Williamson of Bluesland Films

Kevin Adelsberger

When you attend banquets, variety shows, and pageants, it's easy to forget the many hours and hard work going into making the music, lighting, and video elements seamless. Julian Williamson of Bluesland Films is a technological mastermind who has worked both within the Jackson community and with major companies like K-LOVE Radio, ESPN, and IBM. Kevin Adelsberger interviews this creative local and learns about his practice, family, and life here in Jackson.

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Podcast No. 40: Niles Reddick of the University of Memphis at Lambuth

Kevin Adelsberger

Dr. Niles Reddick, Vice Provost for the University of Memphis at Lambuth, paid a visit to theCO for the Our Jackson Home podcast. Kevin Adelsberger and Niles talk about his writing and the school that brought him to Jackson.

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Podcast No. 38: Shannon Stewart of CASA

Kevin Adelsberger

Kevin Adelsberger got to sit down with Madison County CASA Executive Director Shannon Stewart for this podcast. They had a fun interview and talked about the good work that CASA is doing in our community.

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