Jacky Winter Gives You The Business
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Jacky Winter Gives You The Business is a weekly podcast with two very important goals:

1) To dissect the challenges, processes, and happenings of the creative industries by engaging with a diverse network of A-grade creatives, using our unique position as the bridge between clients and creatives as our lens.

2) To get sponsored by Squarespace.

As Producers at Jacky Winter — a creative production and artist representation studio based in both Melbourne, Australia and New York City — hosts Jeremy Wortsman, Lara Chan-Baker and (sometimes) Bianca Bramham bring with them a unique global perspective as the connective tissue between clients and creatives, facilitating the realisation of commercial projects of all shapes and sizes. Joined by special guests from all corners of the industry landscape, they deep dive into the ideas, issues and insights driving the many moving parts of the creative ecosystem. Every week, they each bring a link they’ve come across in their internet travels, and use that as the jumping off point to debate what’s shaping the current climate of ideas and making those ideas happen.

It's an ongoing exploration of what the hell we’re all doing and why and how we’re doing it.

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    072 - Special Corvid Launch Episode

    Join us for the very last episode of Season 5! This week on a very special episode of JWGYTB we’re talking everything Corvid - our brand new venture into creative project management. As we do once a month we’re taking a trip over to New York to have a chat with North American agent and producer Bianca Bramham!

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    071 - You are a Shark (with Timba Smits)

    This week! We’re joined by our very special guest and Jacky Winter artist, Timba Smits! We’ll be going through our open tabs and discussing building a billion dollar company, stolen artwork on Amazon, and Bandersnatch.

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    069 - Inbox ten and below (with Alex Daly)

    This week! We’re going through our open tabs and will be discussing Performance Reviews, Inbox Infinity, and what etched cucumbers have to do with hustle culture. Joining us this week to bring some outside perspective is our special guest Alex Daly!

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    067 - Hot Turkey Cops (with Carla McRae)

    This week! We’re going through our open tabs and will be discussing how to live like a genius, the next big thing in virtual reality, and regaining power in our tech-dependent age. Helping us bring some outside perspective today is our special guest Carla McRae.

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    066 - We’re just natural bullshitters

    This week! We’re taking a three month slow boat to New York where we are joined by North American managing agent and producer Bianca Bramham. We'll be going through our open tabs and discussing how to land a job as a producer, our industry predictions for 2019, and of course, Mickey Mouse.

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    63 - Small Head Big Body

    This week we’re taking our monthly trip to New York where we are joined by North American managing agent and producer Bianca Bramham. We’re going through our open tabs and will be discussing the cultivation of Patience, updates to Adobe’s Brand Illustration Style, and how to price a logo.

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    062 - Mount Stupid (with Georgia Frances King, Quartz)

    This week we’re joined by special guest Georgia Frances King as we go through our open tabs and discuss Cultural Discourse, The Rise of Custom Type Design, and welcoming our new chatbot overlords

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    061 - Mr. In This Kind Of Way (with Luke Malone)

    We're back with our first episode of season five! We'll be looking through our open tabs with the help of special guest Luke Malone and will be discussing the benefits of silent meetings, US Immigration, and our deepest, darkest fears.

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    060 - Annual bloodletting Wiccan ritual where we pray to the advertising gods

    This week! We’re going through our open tabs and will be discussing The Dark Side of the Force, The omnipresent Mailchimp Rebrand, and Smart Museums. As we do once a month, we’re taking our furlough to New York where we are joined by North American managing agent and producer Bianca Bramham.

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    058 - INFOGRAPHICS ARE RULING (with Beci Orpin)

    This week! We’re joined by special guest and Jacky Winter Artist Beci Orpin to go through our open tabs. We discuss the current state of the illustration industry, why desk jobs can be exhausting, and the inherent privilege of creative work.

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    057 - A secret society of mass vigilantes

    This week! We’re taking our monthly visit to New York where we are joined by North American managing agent and producer Bianca Bramham. We'll be going through our open tabs and discussing Board Games, The end of Advertising, and Virtual Product Placement.

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    056 - Dat Earned Media (with Emily Naismith)

    This week! We’re going through our open tabs with podcast royalty Emily Naismith and will be discussing the perils of government funded arts organisations, what happens when clients sue their ad agencies, and the structure of trust!

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    055 - Massive and Scary (with Elliott Burford)

    This week! We’re going through our open tabs with special guest Elliott Burford and will be discussing Podcasting Apps, Inspiration Overload, and Personal Brands.

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    054 - Superfriends!

    This week! We're joined by Bianca in our New York office to go through our open tabs. We discuss collecting conceptual art, the emergence of visual contracts, and best practices for presenting (and receiving!) portfolios!

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    051 - Library Rules

    This week! We’re rejoined by Bianca Bramham from our NY studio and go through our open tabs. We discuss the Basecamp’s library rules in open office spaces, what 50 dollars gets you in a motion design commission, and the future of podcasting!

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    049 - True Grit (with Andrew Fairclough)

    We're back with the first episode of our fourth (!) season! Joining us to go through our open tabs is JW artist and founder of True Grit Texture Supply Co, Andrew Fairclough. Together we delve into such meaty subjects as the controversial Firefox Rebrand, Anonymous reporting on Artist Payments, and the dreaded imposter syndrome.

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    048: Persons Under the Stairs (with Karan Singh)

    This week we open tabs with JW artist Karan Singh to discuss blockchain artwork, copyright reform, and doing nothing maaaaaaan. Note! This is our final episode of Season 3! We'll be back in a fortnight all bright eyed and bushy-tailed with Season 4.

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    046: Inside the cheese grater (with Jess Lilley)

    This week! We open our tabs with Jess Lilley, Creative Director @ Leo Burnett Melbourne and look at YouTube over the last decade, prolific caricaturist Al Hirschfeld, and how the rise in housing prices and lack of affordable creative spaces has affected the art community.

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    045 - You can't handle the truth! (with Frank Augugliaro)

    This week we dig into our open tabs and pull out a mixed bag of 3D Bitmoji, Politics in Design, Millenial Pink, and Design Generalism! Joining us in the hot seat is Deputy Design Director of Wired Magazine, Frank Augugliaro.

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    044 - Extraordinary Web Browsing (with Madeleine Dore)

    We go through our open tabs with founder of Extraordinary Routines, Madeleine Dore, discussing the art of side projects, pint size crowdfunding, and getting out of our comfort zone by faking it until we make it.

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    042 - Back to the future

    This week we’re in full flashback mode! The dream of the 90s is alive in dial up BBSes - how an ancient artform inspired Jacky Winter. Bianca discusses the golden age of computer motion graphics from the 80’s, and Lara goes back all the way to the 60’s to unearth some spy gems from the archive of the NSA.

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    041 - I hope you're well, Best, (feat. Georgia Perry)

    This week we welcome Georgia Perry to discuss our Open Tabs! We’ll be talking about some of the usual hot button issues including the most hated email intro ever, unique ways to fund creative endeavours, and we also head into the uncanny valley to chat virtual influencers!

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    040 - Open Tabs with Lucy Feagins from The Design Files

    This week in our Open Tabs we welcome special guest Lucy Feagins from The Design Files as we dig into Authenticity, buying art on Instagram, and having empathy for the annoying as we celebrate our 40th episode. Phwoar.

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    039 - Be Best! (with Gemma O'Brien)

    This week in our Open Tabs: Digital wellbeing, Getting the budget up-front, Going fast and breaking things, Melania Trump's lettering experiments.

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    38 - "Extreme learning experience" — Diana Pam, 72&Sunny

    This week! It’s the final episode of our second season, and today we’re talking to Diana Pam, Senior Art Producer at 72andSunny NY. Diana has produced work for clients such as Smirnoff, Coors, Google, Starbucks, Target just to name a few, and today she’ll be sharing her knowledge and insight with us on the podcast.

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    037- IP in Animation / Keeping in Touch & Saying No / Pricing Creativity

    This week is our fifth and final Open Tabs episode for this season. We’ll be shooting the breeze and talking about such light and easy subjects as keeping in touch, the power of No, working on spec, value based pricing, and other hot-button issues that keep us awake at night.

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    036 - Plagiarism & Pricing

    Our much loved Open Tabs episodes are back for another instalment. This week we cover the recent Hillsong church controversy, discuss pricing resources for fellow producers, and discuss how to avoid virtual miscommunication.

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    035 - Tom & George McQueen

    This week we have a bit of a double header as we welcome identical twins Tom and George McQueen, Art Director and Copywriter Team at Droga5 New York via country Melbourne. We’ll be discussing all the questions that are inevitably on your mind right now - Like which is the good one, and which is the evil one, and of the two twin movies that came out in 1988, which one reigns supreme? Schwarzenegger + Devito’s Twins vs David Cronenburg’s Dead Ringers.

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    034 - The decline of adland jobs, how to be a better client, and the BEST ART WEBSITE NOBODY HAS HEARD OF.

    Today we’re delivering a new instalment in our extended Open Tabs episodes, where we get to take a bit of a deeper dive into some of the links, tools, and articles that have been circulating in our professional development Slack channel. This week we’ll be covering the seeming decline of ad industry jobs, how to be a better client, and the best art website nobody has heard of yet...

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    033 - Raph Rashid, Beatbox Kitchen + More

    We’ve cooked up something very special for you as we welcome Raph Rashid, founder of Beatbox Kitchen, Taco Truck, Juanita Peaches and more, to sit through our relentless cooking puns, and to also to discuss how making food and advertising aren’t that different after all...

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    032 - Hand-painted walls, Cryptomnesia, and browser snooping

    This week we’re back with another installment of Open Tabs! The segment formerly known as Mini Links is now a companion piece to our ongoing private agency presentations. This week Bianca and I will be talking about hand painted walls, plagiarism, and the dangers of Chrome plug-ins...

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    031 - Natalie Semczuk - DPMish

    The internet brings random strangers together again as we invite our online crush Natalie Semczuk to the podcast. Natalie is the author of one of our favourite (and actually read) newsletters, DPMish and the amazingly hilarious tumblr, Project Manager Reactions .

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    030 - Penny Modra, The Good Copy

    This week! We welcome from all the way across... the road, Melbourne’s very own Penny Modra - cofounder of The Good Copy - a writing school, a publisher and a shop for word people. We’ll talk all about words, and their mysterious 4.7 Google Review...

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    029 - Mentorships. The Email Charter. Influencer Agencies. HAPPY FUN BALL.

    This week we’re taking a deep dive into the segment we have until now been calling our ‘Mini Links section’. As with all our other episodes, each of us will be picking a link that we have either posted or read about on our Professional Development slack channel, but instead of just a cursory review, we’ll be devoting an entire episode to some more in-depth discussion between the three of us, and allow our unique working styles and personalities to show through.

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    028 - Grace Murray from Fohr Card

    Today we are delighted to welcome, all the way from New York, Grace Murray — Campaign Account Director at Fohr Card, one of the leading influencer marketing platforms in the world. From digging into website code to attending cocktail parties, we’re going to discuss what goes on behind the curtain of one of the most emerging, confusing, controversial, and fascinating fields in our industry.

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    027 - A chance encounter with Claire Brooks

    This week we dust off the cobwebs and officially start our second season and welcome Claire Brooks to the studio to talk about her amazingly varied career as a creative producer working with clients such as The NBA, Nike, and HBO. We’ll talk about her incredibly varied career and studies, as well as her irrational fear of whales, and the amazingly random way we met!

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    026 - 2017: Hold my beer.

    In today’s episode we wrap up 2017 and go around the horn to discuss some of our industry related highlights and lowlights before heading to our secret underground lairs for a fortnight to do it all over again for another year.

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    025 - The Animation Episode!

    Today we get animated to talk about...well, animation! For Jacky Winter it’s been one of the fastest growing sectors of our business, and represents a whole new scale of challenges for our producers and artists. We’ll cover everything from what makes a good animation brief, a top-level review of our process with the creative director of our Flutter branch, Dom Bartolo, as well as some things to look out for, specific to the medium.

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    024 - Brendan Campbell, Line Producer

    Today we’re getting into show business! Continuing our interview series, we chat with the illustrious Brendan Campbell about his 30 years in film and TV and the lessons he’s learnt from managing productions of that scale.

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    023 - Jacky Winter's Book Club!

    Today we pull our colleagues away from their urgent emails to recap their insights from our recent Jacky Winter Book Club, where each of us read a different work-related book with the aim of finding some golden nuggets of wisdom we could share with each other and with you!

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    022 - Natassja Soderbom, Lloyd & Co.

    Today we continue our interview series (as well as fix up our audio issues) and welcome to the podcast Natassja Soderbom - Senior Account Manager at Lloyd & Co in New York, via way of Melbourne.

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    021 - Sarah Ewing, SEA Photography Agency

    This week we go back to our interview series and welcome Sarah Ewing from Sarah Ewing Agency to discuss why anyone in their right mind would be a photography agent and producer.

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    020 - New kid on the blockchain

    This week we’re taking a break from our interview series to get back to our nerdier tech roots and take a deep dive into the world of the Blockchain, and specifically how it is currently shaping the creative landscape, as well as clues as to where it might lead for artists and producers alike.

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    019 - Jo-Anne Hook, Creative Coach and Business Mentor

    Today we continue our interview series and welcome to the studio Jo-Anne Hook. Jo-Anne is a consultant and coach to the creative industries, and someone who has been instrumental for growing our own practices as producers and agents.

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    018 - Nirmala Shome, This Also

    To open our interview series, we chat with producer and project manager Nirmala Shome from the New York-based digital product design studio, This Also. We discuss her journey from digital account management to product management, her various self-initiated side projects, as well as advice for fellow PMs.

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    017 - Meet the family

    From this week, we're starting to change things up a bit and have a whole bunch of interviews coming your way with creative producers and project/product managers across the globe. To kick things off in that spirit, we're going to introduce you to the rest of the Jacky Winter production team to talk about their own journeys into the wild and wonderful world of creative artist and project management, including their key takeaways and lessons learned so far.

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    016 - Mega Link Roundup! (and announcing our new event series, Open Tabs)

    To launch our new event series, Open Tabs, we decided to devote an entire episode to discussing some of the links making the rounds in our #professionaldevelopment Slack channel. We'll look at everything from the concept of 'Blagging' to how to work with... less than ideal people.

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    015 - Going beyond the screen — Murals, Installations + Live Art

    This week we get out of the studio and look at the processes involved in producing physical projects like large scale murals, installations, and live art. We cover the potential risks, technical requirements and limitations, plus some lessons learned in the field!

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    014 - How not to burn out or fade away.

    This week we discuss the experience of burning out and why creative fields are so susceptible to it. We also look at what project burnout might look like and how to look after ourselves and avoid it all together.

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    013 - Creative Project Management App Roundup!

    This week we round-up some various online project management tools and explore their many uses for creative production work, as well as how they might help or hinder workflow. From full-featured PM tools and industry specific web-apps, to building your own 'stack' and new players on the field, there's something here for everyone!

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    012 - Use it or Lose it! - An introduction to Licensing vs Work for Hire

    Today we finally get into the differences between licensing and work for hire. We ask, who owns what and how much of it. What does it mean to work for hire, and why is licensing the best thing we have to ensure the future of the creative industry for talent and clients alike.

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    011 - You are getting sleeeeepy (Influencers + Influencer Marketing!)

    This week on JWGYTB we take a look at influencers and influencer marketing! Who are these mysterious beasts and how you find one, should you find one, and what are some of the risks and rewards involved? The power of our podcast compels you to listen and find out!

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    010 - Meetings, huh, yeah. What are they good for? Absolutely nothing. (sometimes).

    In our line of work we spend a lot of time in meetings with clients, artists and everyone in between. So today we’re taking a closer look at this to figure out when and whether meetings are necessary and how we can make them more efficient. From in person meetings to video chat and short form group chat, we also cover some alternative meeting techniques and developments in the software space to help make creative meetings suck a bit less.

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    009 - There's more to life than books, you know. But not much more...

    We’ve spoken quite a bit about advertising on the show but we haven't really delved into the publishing world, the industry that Jacky Winter grew out of nearly a decade ago. First up we ask, ‘is the publishing model broken?’. We are then joined again by Yasmin Naghavi from Media Arts Lawyers to help us take a look at royalties and other aspects of a publishing agreement.

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    This week we’re going back to the future! In a topic that spans an entire episode, we take a deep dive into the holy trinity of Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality and Artificial Intelligence to discuss potential commercial application within the creative industries.

    For detailed show notes featuring links we discuss in the show visit jackywinter.givesyouthe.biz (or scroll down, depending on your podcast player!) - You can also get the links to your inbox every week by signing up for our tinyletter at tinyletter.com/jackywinter

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    006 - Who owns a concept? / The management consultancies are coming!

    On this weeks podcast, we're joined by our first ever guest! We go where (legal) eagles dare with Yasmin Naghavi from Media Arts Lawyers to discuss references in creative development and find out who owns what? In our second half we jump into the question of whether consulting firms are the new advertising agency? What would that even mean, and should you care?

    For detailed show notes featuring links we discuss in the show visit jackywinter.givesyouthe.biz (or scroll down, depending on your podcast player!) - You can also get the links to your inbox every week by signing up for our tinyletter at tinyletter.com/jackywinter

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    005 - Mythbusting the role of creative Agents / What makes a good client?

    On this weeks podcast, our crack team of producers discuss myths and misconceptions of an agent’s role in the creative process. How does an agent contribute to the overall success of a project? And are we worth it? These are questions clients inevitably find themselves asking. Today we explore the common misconceptions about the work agents contribute to a project. Rounding this off, we've spoken about what makes a good producer, but what makes a good client?

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    004 - Make it Pop! The art of feedback / Hiring a creative partner

    This week on JWGTB our producers chat about the art of feedback! What is it? How can you give it? How can you take it? And can you give it as good as you get it? We’re also covering the all important task of choosing the right artist or creative partner for a project. Stay tuned past the credits for the infamous Jacky Winter rejected voicemail recordings.

    For detailed show notes featuring links we discuss in the show visit jackywinter.givesyouthe.biz (or scroll down, depending on your podcast player!)

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    003 - Should freelancing be regulated? / Navigating pro-bono and charity briefs

    This week on JWGTB our producers discuss potential legislation in America and Australia that could affect freelancers of all disciplines, and why standardising payment terms could be good business for both clients and creatives. We also dip into the treacherous waters of pro-bono briefs for charities and NFP's and discuss best practices to engage creative partners. (Also, Yes!, we know the volume is a bit out of sorts on this episode. We were just a bit enthusiastically too close to our mics because we are just SO EXCITED ABOUT PRODUCTION and HOPE YOU ARE TOO)

    For detailed show notes featuring links we discuss in the show visit jackywinter.givesyouthe.biz (or scroll down, depending on your podcast player!)

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    002 - What makes a good creative brief? / Real-time chat tools for creative project management.

    In addition to revealing our teenage ICQ handles and dipping our toes into the elusive glass dolphin table trade, we also tackle the subtle art of what makes a good creative brief. We also have a look at real-time chat tools such as Slack and the newly announced Twist to discuss whether they help or hinder the creative process. For detailed show notes featuring links we discuss in the show visit jackywinter.givesyouthe.biz (or scroll down, depending on your podcast player!)

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    001- What does a producer do anyway? / Why everoyne needs to write real gud.

    In our first episode of JWGYTB, we start off with some short intros to our agency and hosts and attempt to define our reason to exist. We then tackle the elusive question: 'What does a producer do anyway?' before going on to discuss the skill and craft of writing as one of the key talents to nurture and develop no matter what side of the creative fence you sit on. Closing out the episode we discuss the most Melbourne and New York things of the week. For detailed show notes featuring links we discuss in the show visit jackywinter.givesyouthe.biz (or scroll down, depending on your podcast player!)

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