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Episode 24: Kelly Edwards | Pursuing Your Writing Passion

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Former Development Executive Kelly Edwards shares how pursuing her true passion for writing led her from the executive desk to the writers room and becoming a staff writer for Fox’s new hit show Our Kind of People.

Check out Kelly’s book The Executive Chair: A Writer’s Guide to TV Series Development.

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023 – Sarunas Jackson | From Hoopin’ to Hollywood

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Actor Sarunas Jackson shares his path of playing professional basketball over sees to becoming a Hollywood leading man.

Catch Sarunas on HBO’s Insecure and BET’s Games People Play!

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022 – Barry Brewer | Chicago’s Funniest

Actor and comedian Barry Brewer shares his journey from being a teenager performing stand-up in churches to starring in his own stand-up comedy special, Chicago I’m Home, currently streaming on Amazon Prime.

Follow Barry on on Instagram and Twitter at @barrybrewerjr

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021 – Monti Washington | How It Started vs How It’s Going

Actor, poet, and motivational speaker Monti Washington shares his roller coaster journey from a tough childhood growing up in foster care to becoming a talented actor and motivational speaker.

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020 – Jason Edmonds | Music in the Blood

Jason Edmonds shares his journey from growing up in a musical family to becoming a singer/songwriter/producer to establishing himself as an entrepreneur in digital music streaming.

Follow Jason on Instagram at @jpedmonds. Check out his website at musicmaven.com

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019 – Music Composer Ainz “Brainz” Prasad

Join me for a fun chat with Music Composer Ainz “Brainz” Prasad as he shares the many levels of his success from how he got his start as a Music Producer by signing a publishing deal with legendary singer/songwriter Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds; to producing music for artists such as Jamie Foxx, Rick Ross, Snoop Dogg, Pink, Miley Cyrus, French Montana, Pit Bull and more; to music composing on TV and film projects such as Django Unchained, The Amazing Spider-Man, Verizon, Mercedes Benz, and All-Star Weekend starring Jamie Foxx, Jeremy Piven, Robert Downey Jr., Eva Longoria, Gerard Butler, and Benicio Del Toro.

Brainz also drops some gems on how aspiring music producers and composers can get their start in the biz!

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018 – Raychel Smith: From Intern to TV Producer

Raychel Smith shares her journey in the television and film business starting as an intern and advancing to a television producer.

Her latest project, Tough Love: LA ,a drama series following six millennials as they navigate the winding road of newfound adulthood, can be seen on TVOne.

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017 – Ericka Nicole Malone | The Quadruple Threat: Writer/Producer/Director/Actress


Ericka Nicole Malone shares her secret to juggling writing, producing, directing, and acting across TV/Film and theatre.

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016 – Emmy Award Winning Hair Stylist & Costume Designer Theresa Broadnax

Emmy Award winning Hair Stylist and Costume Designer Theresa Broadnax shares how she used her passion for hair styling and fashion to make a name for herself in Hollywood. Follow Theresa Broadnax on Instagram at @houseofbroadnax and on her website at houseobroadnax.com

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015 – Phonz Williams | The Journey from P.A. to Writer/Producer

In this episode, I chat with screenwriter and producer Phonz Williams about the journey from starting as a production assistant to writing and producing television shows.

Follow Phonz on Instagram at @phononzell and Twitter at @phonzwilliams.

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