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[Intersection Podcast] Episode 37: Print Ain’t Dead – John Garrett

Is printing newspapers a dead enterprise? You better ignore the national narrative because John Garrett has a message you want to hear. John Garrett started Community Impact Newspaper from the game room of his home with his wife and best friend, Jennifer. The belief that everyone—not just the insiders—should know what is happening in their own backyard. This prompted him to leave a news giant and start his own news organization…print first.

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[Gear In Review Podcast] GIR33 – Audio Recording Devices


In this episode of Gear In Review, we talk about audio recording devices that might be used to record a podcast. From using your iPhone, a Tascam, or even a video camera; there are so many options to choose from when trying to record audio. Join us as we talk about audio gadgets and podcast workflows.

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[Intersection Podcast] Episode 033: She is FitFluential – Kelly Olexa

Kelly Olexa

What does it mean to be a social media influencer? This is a question many of us “OLD SCHOOL” social media pioneers toss around while giggling under our breath. I guess it means you have more than 10,000 followers on the latest social media outlet. But seriously, what is a social media influencer? I want you to meet Kelly Olexa.

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[Gear In Review Podcast] GIR32 – You Ask, We Answer


Thanks so much for your feedback and questions, so this episode is dedicated to one of our dedicated listeners. Jim Samuel is the director of digital marketing for Crozer-Keystone Health System and he need some clarification from our review of the DJI Ronin-S combined with the Canon M50.

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[Intersection Podcast] Episode 032: Carved In Stone – Pat Williams

Pat Williams
Basketball hall-of-famer Pat Williams is the founder and senior vice president of the NBA’s Orlando Magic. In addition to his roles with the Orlando Magic, he served as general manager of the 1983 world champion Philadelphia 76ers and managed both the Chicago Bulls and Atlanta Hawks. Pat is best known for acquiring top talents such as Julius “Dr. J” Erving, Charles Barkley, Shaquille O’Neal and Anfernee “Penny” Hardaway.

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[Gear In Review Podcast] GIR31 – Wiralcam


In this episode, we will provide a first review of the new Wiral LITE by Wiralcam. We were able to gain access to this new zipline gadget by backing their Kickstarter campaign. This ultraportable cable camera unit is super fun to use and small enough for a backpack. We hope you listen to the first review after we un-boxed this new content creation tool!

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[Intersection Podcast] Episode 031: Mile Marker 50 – Allison Andrews

Allison Andrews
“Only passions, great passions, can elevate the soul to great things.”
– Denis Diderot

Allison Andrews gave me a card with this quote one afternoon in 2005 while the Road Show crew from WCNC-TV in Charlotte, NC was preparing for a live television production. She always knew how to get the team excited about the live television event we were about to produce.

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[Gear In Review Podcast] GIR30 – LensRentals

If you like gadgets, gear, and toys for your hobby or your job, LensRentals.com is the place for you. In this episode, we interview the founder of LensRentals.com Roger Cicala who started this business literally in his closet. Now he helps photography and video professionals, hobbyist, content creators, vacationers, NASA and so many others with the right camera for their needs.

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[Gear In Review Podcast] GIR29 – RoninS Awesomeness


If you remember, Episodes 17 and 18 compared the new DJI Ronin S to the DJI Ronin MX and Osmo. Now we have used the Ronin S on numerous productions, we are finding what truly separates this stabilizer from others we have used. Please listen as we talk about the Ronin S and the many production situations that show it is clearly a must have for professional videographer teams and content collectors.

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[Gear In Review Podcast] GIR28 – When to Ask a Pro


In this episode we address the question…. “When should you call a pro?”. If you are a marketing coordinator or a public relations professional, you have probably asked when to use your iPhone or when to get the professionals to help you with your video or content project. We help define the line between doing it yourself and bringing in a specialized pro.