My Grads Get Jobs Podcast
By Krista Parkinson
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Former William Morris Agent, Krista Parkinson, sits down with entertainment industry professionals to find out what they do, how they do it, and how her grads can do it, too.
||ExplicitEpisode 016 - How to Land a Job in Hollywood and Launch a Career||Recently, I sat down with one of my besties, who also happens to be a Co-Executive Producer on the Ellen Show, Corey Palent.||2/22/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 015 - Corey Palent||Recently, I sat down with one of my besties, who also happens to be a Co-Executive Producer on the Ellen Show, Corey Palent.||2/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 014 - How to Become a Networking Ninja||Recently, I was a guest speaker at UCLA, where I spoke in great detail about one of the most essential skills required to launch, build, and maintain a successful career: networking.||2/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 013 - Allen Maldonado||Allen Maldonado, actor and entrepreneur, talks about instinct, seizing opportunity, and his new app"Everybody Digital".||2/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 012 - Mike McCusker||Mike McCusker, Oscar-nominated film editor, discusses the business of being a film editor, how he transitioned from being an assistant, and why the software you edit on is irrelevant.||1/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 011 - Danny Sussman||Danny Sussman, talent manager at Brillstein Entertainment Partners, discusses the key differences between an agent and a manager, the importance of knowing how to treat people regardless of their level on the food chain,||1/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 010 - Ellen Goldsmith||Ellen Goldsmith, SVP of HR at Fremantle Media, discusses the do’s and don’ts of resume writing; the qualities she looks for in a potential hire, as well as an introduction to Fremantle’s internship program.||7/8/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 009 - Jim Parkinson||Jim Parkinson, lawyer and author, discusses the art of networking, how introverts can break out of their shell, and the importance of character.||6/23/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 008 - Megen Sterba||How television casting producer, Megen Sterba, went from auditioning for casting producers to becoming one.||6/2/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 007 - Mike Dow||TV writer Mike Dow's amazing story of how one YouTube video led to a meeting with HBO, a letter from Steven Spielberg, and the springboard for a career in entertainment.||5/19/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 006 - Liza Pano||Paramount's Liza Pano on Working with Tom Cruise, Ben Stiller, and How Titanic Almost Never Made it to the Big Screen.||4/29/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 005 - Douglas Ross and Alex Baskin||Executive Producers Douglas Ross and Alex Baskin are at the top of their game and have some powerful advice that will benefit you with everything from job interviewing to leveraging your student films. Enjoy!||4/15/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 004 - Sabrina Richmond||The incredible 20-year secret of this Hollywood power player.||3/23/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 003 - Mark Hoebich||Mark Hoebich reveals how to automatically put yourself in the top 2% of job interviewees.||2/22/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 002 - Bob Myer||TV Showrunner Bob Myer talks breaking into Hollywood, why acting is easy, and how Chuck Lorre's career almost never was.||1/31/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 001 - Jason Fuchs||"Pan" screenwriter, Jason Fuchs, talks opening weekend, representation, and why everyone in Hollywood is terrified.||12/9/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
Where was this when I was getting started? So generous of Krista’s guests to pull back the curtain on how the business works and how to break in. Thank you, Krista!