Jon is a host, producer, advisor and technical engineer for shows that feature all types of audio storytelling. In addition to hosting his own award-winning weekly podcast featuring more than 280 episodes and spanning more than seven years, Jon served in a variety of roles producing audio storytelling for a variety of clients. See below for pertinent work highlights.
The Common Sense Institute‘s regularly occurring podcast featuring policy experts discussing Colorado’s most pressing issues designed to equip you with the most important tool to combat divisive partisanship and shrill rhetoric – Common Sense. Hosted by Chairman Earl Wright, I’m constantly blown away by CSI’s ability to distill complex policy issues into easily understandable points useful for anyone who cares about this state. Deft consulted on the creation of this show, provided and created all pre-recorded content, and executes technical production.
Hosted by Dr. Sheryl Ziegler, Dr. Sheryl’s PodCouch features conversations with leading experts in parenting, mental health, and so much more. This show is built on the notion that we need to create community and solutions around all aspects of our lives that affect anxiety, depression, and loneliness. Sheryl is a talented doctor with a knack for curating an incredibly powerful and useful slate of guests. Deft serves as podcast engineer.
The Colorado Business Roundtable, through its podcast Profits & Purpose, unapologetically tells the story that business is good through weekly conversations with Colorado’s business leaders. Terrific conversations and a charming, astute interviewer in COBRT President Debbie Brown. Deft worked with COBRT on conceptualizing the show and serves as its technical producer and podcast engineer.
For more than three years, Vital for Colorado sponsored a radio show on 1690 KDMT, as part of the Colorado Business Roundtable’s Connect & Collaborate series, that aired on the first and third Friday of the month. Deft Communications booked all of the show’s 75+ guests, wrote each of our segments, served as on-air producer for two years, and as occasional fill-in host. For an hour, twice a month, we talked to leaders in government, business, and the community about the issues impacting them. You can find the archive of that show here.
With the world’s largest shopper purchase history database driving all personalized media across our networks, Catalina works to drive lift and loyalty for the world’s leading CPG brands and retailers. Catalina hired Deft and a partner firm to produce a three-episode podcast miniseries. Titled “BSI: Buyer Science Insights,” the series showcased Catalina’s unparalleled abilities and remarkable tools to target consumers and increase revenue for brands. Utilizing an unconventional approach and aesthetic, this series helped tell Catalina’s story in a new way.
The Vital for Women Podcast shares the stories of businesswomen from every sector, large and small, who testify to the benefits of abundant, affordable and accessible energy for their business. So, whether you’re a business owner, manufacturer, rancher or any part of the business community, we welcome you to the conversation. Deft served as technical producer and handled all aspects of recording, editing, and aesthetics for this show’s 10 episode run.