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Dec 10, 2018

After spending time working in the Obama White House, Vanessa Wade was looking for a change. She decided to move home to Houston and start her own PR agency, Connect the Dots. In this episode, we hear about the challenges--and the rewards--of starting and running your own agency, and how Vanessa actively engages with...


Nov 26, 2018

Scholes hosts early morning sports shows on CNN both domestically and internationally. He covers all major sporting events such as the Super Bowl, World Series NBA Finals, and the Masters. In this episode, Scholes highlights his journey from UH to getting to his position at CNN and the nuances of his career as a sports...


Nov 12, 2018

A 28-year studio veteran, Courtenay Valenti has risen through the creative development ranks at Warner Bros. Pictures to become president of production and development. Valenti has been a creative force behind the studio’s resurgence in feature animation and the founding of Warner Animation Group, where she shepherded...


Oct 29, 2018

True crime podcasts are among the most popular in the medium so making a splash in this genre is tough. Impressively, The Australian’s true crime series The Teacher’s Pet has been downloaded more than twenty million times. In this episode, investigative journalist and The Teacher’s Pet host Hedley Thomas discusses...


Oct 15, 2018

In the world of screenwriting, Kevin Wade has done it all. From hugely successful films like "Maid in Manhattan" and "Working Girl" to being the Executive Producer and Showrunner for longtime CBS show "Blue Bloods," Kevin's career spans decades. Kevin joins this episode to talk about his career, his tremendous...