My Grads Get Jobs Podcast http://www.mygradsgetjobs.com 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. Wed, 21 Jun 2017 23:49:12 +0000 en hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.7.5 Former William Morris Agent, Krista Parkinson, sits down with Hollywood professionals to find out what they do, how they do it, and how her grads can do it, too. Krista Parkinson yes Krista Parkinson mail@boygeniussocialmedia.com mail@boygeniussocialmedia.com (Krista Parkinson) All rights reserved Your Expert Guide to Working in Hollywood My Grads Get Jobs Podcast http://www.mygradsgetjobs.com/wp-content/uploads/powerpress/my_grads_get_jobs.jpg http://www.mygradsgetjobs.com Hollywood, CA Episode 010 - Ellen Goldsmith http://www.mygradsgetjobs.com/mggj-episode-010-ellen-goldsmith/ Fri, 08 Jul 2016 22:02:30 +0000 http://www.mygradsgetjobs.com/?p=656 http://www.mygradsgetjobs.com/mggj-episode-010-ellen-goldsmith/#respond http://www.mygradsgetjobs.com/mggj-episode-010-ellen-goldsmith/feed/ 0 <p>Ellen Goldsmith, SVP of HR at FremantleMedia, 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 FremantleMedia’s internship program. Play Episode 10: Ellen Goldsmith Subscribe to the Podcast</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.mygradsgetjobs.com/mggj-episode-010-ellen-goldsmith/">MGGJ Episode 010 – Ellen Goldsmith</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.mygradsgetjobs.com">MyGradsGetJobs</a>.</p> 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. 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. 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 Media's internship program. yes 18:33 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. Episode 009 - Jim Parkinson http://www.mygradsgetjobs.com/mggj-episode-009-jim-parkinson/ Thu, 23 Jun 2016 22:08:49 +0000 http://www.mygradsgetjobs.com/?p=642 http://www.mygradsgetjobs.com/mggj-episode-009-jim-parkinson/#respond http://www.mygradsgetjobs.com/mggj-episode-009-jim-parkinson/feed/ 0 <p>Jim Parkinson, lawyer and author, has spoken to over 22,000 students, including undergraduates at Stanford, Notre Dame, and UCLA, as part of his tours with his book “Autodidactic.” In this episode, Jim sits down with Krista Parkinson to discuss the art of networking, how introverts can break out of their shell, and the importance of character. For more information on ... </p> <div><a href="http://www.mygradsgetjobs.com/mggj-episode-009-jim-parkinson/" class="more-link">Read More</a></div> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.mygradsgetjobs.com/mggj-episode-009-jim-parkinson/">MGGJ Episode 009 – Jim Parkinson</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.mygradsgetjobs.com">MyGradsGetJobs</a>.</p> Jim Parkinson, lawyer and author, discusses the art of networking, how introverts can break out of their shell, and the importance of character. Jim Parkinson, lawyer and author, has spoken to over 22,000 students, including undergraduates at Stanford, Notre Dame, and UCLA, as part of his tours with his book “Autodidactic.” In this episode, Jim sits down with Krista Parkinson to discuss the art of networking, how introverts can break out of their shell, and the importance of character.<br /> <br /> For more information on Jim Parkinson, visit: http://www.takingpersonalresponsibility.com.<br /> <br /> To purchase Autodidactic: Self-taught, visit: http://www.mygradsgetjobs.com/autodidactic/ Jim Parkinson discusses the art of networking, how introverts can break out of their shell, and the importance of character. yes 21:54 Jim Parkinson, lawyer and author, has spoken to over 22,000 students, including undergraduates at Stanford, Notre Dame, and UCLA, as part of his tours with his book “Autodidactic.” In this episode, Jim sits down with Krista Parkinson to discuss the art of networking, how introverts can break out of their shell, and the importance of character.<br /> <br /> For more information on Jim Parkinson, visit: http://www.takingpersonalresponsibility.com.<br /> <br /> To purchase Autodidactic: Self-taught, visit: http://www.mygradsgetjobs.com/autodidactic/ Episode 008 - Megen Sterba http://www.mygradsgetjobs.com/mggj-episode-008-megen-sterba/ Thu, 02 Jun 2016 23:33:19 +0000 http://www.mygradsgetjobs.com/?p=615 http://www.mygradsgetjobs.com/mggj-episode-008-megen-sterba/#respond http://www.mygradsgetjobs.com/mggj-episode-008-megen-sterba/feed/ 0 <p>Television casting producer, Megen Sterba, sits down with Krista Parkinson to discuss her transition from a child actress auditioning alongside the likes of Lindsay Lohan, to publicist, to casting producer for reality television. Play Episode 8: Megen Sterba Subscribe to the Podcast</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.mygradsgetjobs.com/mggj-episode-008-megen-sterba/">MGGJ Episode 008 – Megen Sterba</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.mygradsgetjobs.com">MyGradsGetJobs</a>.</p> How television casting producer, Megen Sterba, went from auditioning for casting producers to becoming one. Knowing how to pivot in this business is crucial. And Megen Sterba's career has flourished as a direct result of just that. If you're attached to the idea of working just one role in this business, Megen's story is bound to expand your mind—and career possibilities—big time. Enjoy!   Krista Parkinson sits down with TV casting producer Megen Sterba to find out what she does, how she does it, and how her grads can do it, too. yes 25:14 Knowing how to pivot in this business is crucial. And Megen Sterba's career has flourished as a direct result of just that. If you're attached to the idea of working just one role in this business, Megen's story is bound to expand your mind—and career possibilities—big time. Enjoy!   Episode 007 - Mike Dow http://www.mygradsgetjobs.com/mggj-episode-007-mike-dow/ Fri, 20 May 2016 00:05:36 +0000 http://www.mygradsgetjobs.com/?p=571 http://www.mygradsgetjobs.com/mggj-episode-007-mike-dow/#respond http://www.mygradsgetjobs.com/mggj-episode-007-mike-dow/feed/ 0 <p>Krista Parkinson sits down with television writer, Mike Dow, currently co-executive producer on “Young & Hungry.” Mike shares some inspiring stories, including his time on “Big Bang Theory” and some lucky breaks in the business, one of them being the YouTube video that got him the attention of HBO and Mr. Steven Spielberg. Play Episode 7: Mike Dow Subscribe to ... </p> <div><a href="http://www.mygradsgetjobs.com/mggj-episode-007-mike-dow/" class="more-link">Read More</a></div> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.mygradsgetjobs.com/mggj-episode-007-mike-dow/">MGGJ Episode 007 – Mike Dow</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.mygradsgetjobs.com">MyGradsGetJobs</a>.</p> 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. Krista Parkinson sits down with television writer, Mike Dow, currently co-executive producer on "Young & Hungry." Mike shares some inspiring stories, including his time on "Bing Bang Theory" and some lucky breaks in the business, one of them being the YouTube video that got him the attention of HBO and Mr. Steven Spielberg. Krista Parkinson sits down with TV writer Mike Dow to find out what he does, how he does it, and how her grads can do it, too. yes 24:04 Krista Parkinson sits down with television writer, Mike Dow, currently co-executive producer on "Young & Hungry." Mike shares some inspiring stories, including his time on "Bing Bang Theory" and some lucky breaks in the business, one of them being the YouTube video that got him the attention of HBO and Mr. Steven Spielberg. Episode 006 - Liza Pano http://www.mygradsgetjobs.com/mggj-episode-006-liza-pano/ Fri, 29 Apr 2016 20:12:08 +0000 http://www.mygradsgetjobs.com/?p=517 http://www.mygradsgetjobs.com/mggj-episode-006-liza-pano/#respond http://www.mygradsgetjobs.com/mggj-episode-006-liza-pano/feed/ 0 <p>Play Episode A couple of years ago, I met Liza Pano, Senior Vice President of Worldwide Distribution Services at Paramount Pictures, and we became instant friends. Liza has a very impressive title, but, truth be told, I had no idea what it meant. Liza and her team are responsible for taking a filmmaker’s vision and translating it into different languages ... </p> <div><a href="http://www.mygradsgetjobs.com/mggj-episode-006-liza-pano/" class="more-link">Read More</a></div> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.mygradsgetjobs.com/mggj-episode-006-liza-pano/">MGGJ Episode 006 – Liza Pano</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.mygradsgetjobs.com">MyGradsGetJobs</a>.</p> Paramount's Liza Pano on Working with Tom Cruise, Ben Stiller, and How Titanic Almost Never Made it to the Big Screen. Liza Pano and her team are responsible for taking a filmmaker’s vision and translating it into different languages around the world. It’s a massive undertaking that requires nothing short of amazing teamwork and precise global communication.<br /> <br /> Did you know the difference between dubbing and subtitling a movie? I certainly didn’t.<br /> <br /> Did you know that big stars like Tom Cruise have different voice actors playing their voice in different countries to sound exactly like them, voice actors that Mr. Cruise himself personally approves?<br /> <br /> This episode is one of the most insightful to date. Among other topics, Liza talks about working on Titanic and how close the global blockbuster came to almost never seeing the light of day; the genius of Walt Disney and her time at the studio; as well as working closely with stars like Ben Stiller to deliver the perfect movie trailer. Enjoy. Krista Parkinson yes 32:11 Liza Pano and her team are responsible for taking a filmmaker’s vision and translating it into different languages around the world. It’s a massive undertaking that requires nothing short of amazing teamwork and precise global communication.<br /> <br /> Did you know the difference between dubbing and subtitling a movie? I certainly didn’t.<br /> <br /> Did you know that big stars like Tom Cruise have different voice actors playing their voice in different countries to sound exactly like them, voice actors that Mr. Cruise himself personally approves?<br /> <br /> This episode is one of the most insightful to date. Among other topics, Liza talks about working on Titanic and how close the global blockbuster came to almost never seeing the light of day; the genius of Walt Disney and her time at the studio; as well as working closely with stars like Ben Stiller to deliver the perfect movie trailer. Enjoy. Episode 005 - Douglas Ross and Alex Baskin http://www.mygradsgetjobs.com/douglas-ross-alex-baskin/ Fri, 15 Apr 2016 14:00:37 +0000 http://www.mygradsgetjobs.com/?p=490 http://www.mygradsgetjobs.com/douglas-ross-alex-baskin/#respond http://www.mygradsgetjobs.com/douglas-ross-alex-baskin/feed/ 0 <p>Play Episode “Real Housewives” executive producers, Douglas Ross and Alex Baskin, join me on this episode for a fast track walk through the world of reality television. Breaking into the entertainment industry is always a fascinating story, and I took great interest listening to Alex Baskin’s adventures as an 18-year-old intern at MTV, where he set up his very first ... </p> <div><a href="http://www.mygradsgetjobs.com/douglas-ross-alex-baskin/" class="more-link">Read More</a></div> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.mygradsgetjobs.com/douglas-ross-alex-baskin/">MGGJ Episode 005 – Douglas Ross & Alex Baskin</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.mygradsgetjobs.com">MyGradsGetJobs</a>.</p> 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! “Real Housewives” executive producers, Douglas Ross and Alex Baskin, join me on this episode for a fast track walk through the world of reality television.<br /> <br /> Breaking into the entertainment industry is always a fascinating story, and I took great interest listening to Alex Baskin’s adventures as an 18-year-old intern at MTV, where he set up his very first pilot. Just goes to show the opportunities that are present at every stage of your career—even as an intern. You just have to know how to hustle.<br /> <br /> Not only did Alex setup his first project as an intern, he also learned valuable lessons from having a failed pilot, lessons that he carries with him to this day. He also met future producing partner, Douglas Ross, with whom he would go on to executive produce the mega hit “Real Housewives” franchise.<br /> <br /> Another eye-opener in this episode is the sense of entitlement Douglas Ross is encountering in today’s 20-somethings, and how it’s affecting their effectiveness and advancement in the workplace. Douglas is a highly-respected veteran of the entertainment industry, and I encourage all my 20-something listeners to take advantage of the wisdom both he and Alex Ross share in this episode! Krista Parkinson yes 28:04 “Real Housewives” executive producers, Douglas Ross and Alex Baskin, join me on this episode for a fast track walk through the world of reality television.<br /> <br /> Breaking into the entertainment industry is always a fascinating story, and I took great interest listening to Alex Baskin’s adventures as an 18-year-old intern at MTV, where he set up his very first pilot. Just goes to show the opportunities that are present at every stage of your career—even as an intern. You just have to know how to hustle.<br /> <br /> Not only did Alex setup his first project as an intern, he also learned valuable lessons from having a failed pilot, lessons that he carries with him to this day. He also met future producing partner, Douglas Ross, with whom he would go on to executive produce the mega hit “Real Housewives” franchise.<br /> <br /> Another eye-opener in this episode is the sense of entitlement Douglas Ross is encountering in today’s 20-somethings, and how it’s affecting their effectiveness and advancement in the workplace. Douglas is a highly-respected veteran of the entertainment industry, and I encourage all my 20-something listeners to take advantage of the wisdom both he and Alex Ross share in this episode! Episode 004 - Sabrina Robinson http://www.mygradsgetjobs.com/sabrina-robinson/ Thu, 24 Mar 2016 04:23:58 +0000 http://www.mygradsgetjobs.com/?p=380 http://www.mygradsgetjobs.com/sabrina-robinson/#respond http://www.mygradsgetjobs.com/sabrina-robinson/feed/ 0 <p>Play Episode What’s so compelling about this episode is how my guest, Sabrina Robinson, has forged a two-decade career as one of Hollywood’s most powerful and sought after financial experts, all the while keeping a massive personal secret from family, friends, and the entertainment industry. You see, Sabrina Robinson started out as David Robinson. As the first openly transgender woman ... </p> <div><a href="http://www.mygradsgetjobs.com/sabrina-robinson/" class="more-link">Read More</a></div> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.mygradsgetjobs.com/sabrina-robinson/">MGGJ Episode 004 – Sabrina Robinson</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.mygradsgetjobs.com">MyGradsGetJobs</a>.</p> The incredible 20-year secret of this Hollywood power player. Sabrina Robinson has forged a two-decade career as one of Hollywood’s most powerful and sought after financial experts, all the while keeping a massive personal secret from family, friends, and the entertainment industry. You see, Sabrina Robinson started out as...<br /> <br /> David Robinson...<br /> <br /> As the first openly transgender woman I’ve ever met, I was — among other things — struck by the role fate has played in her life. That and faith — faith in God, and in herself.<br /> <br /> It’s a fascinating, and frankly, deeply moving story, that winds us through 80s glam rock L.A. all the way to the upper echelons of modern day A-list Hollywood. I hope Sabrina’s story will serve as an inspiration not only to those who may be struggling with their own transgender or sexual identity issues, but to anyone looking to find their place in this world. Krista Parkinson yes 41:47 Sabrina Robinson has forged a two-decade career as one of Hollywood’s most powerful and sought after financial experts, all the while keeping a massive personal secret from family, friends, and the entertainment industry. You see, Sabrina Robinson started out as...<br /> <br /> David Robinson...<br /> <br /> As the first openly transgender woman I’ve ever met, I was — among other things — struck by the role fate has played in her life. That and faith — faith in God, and in herself.<br /> <br /> It’s a fascinating, and frankly, deeply moving story, that winds us through 80s glam rock L.A. all the way to the upper echelons of modern day A-list Hollywood. I hope Sabrina’s story will serve as an inspiration not only to those who may be struggling with their own transgender or sexual identity issues, but to anyone looking to find their place in this world. Episode 003 - Mark Hoebich http://www.mygradsgetjobs.com/mark-hoebich/ Mon, 22 Feb 2016 23:16:55 +0000 http://www.mygradsgetjobs.com/variety-insight-president-mark-hoebich/ http://www.mygradsgetjobs.com/mark-hoebich/#respond http://www.mygradsgetjobs.com/mark-hoebich/feed/ 0 <p>Play Episode Krista Parkinson sits down with Variety Insight President, Mark Hoebich, who, amongst other things, discusses breaking into TV development, the inefficiency of the TV pilot model, and how to automatically put yourself in the top 2 percent of… Subscribe to the Podcast</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.mygradsgetjobs.com/mark-hoebich/">MGGJ Episode 003 – Variety Insight President, Mark Hoebich</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.mygradsgetjobs.com">MyGradsGetJobs</a>.</p> Mark Hoebich reveals how to automatically put yourself in the top 2% of job interviewees. Krista Parkinson sits down with Variety Insight President, Mark Hoebich, who, amongst other things, discusses breaking into TV development, the inefficiency of the TV pilot model, and how to automatically put yourself in the top 2 percent of job interviewees. Krista Parkinson yes Krista Parkinson sits down with Variety Insight President, Mark Hoebich, who, amongst other things, discusses breaking into TV development, the inefficiency of the TV pilot model, and how to automatically put yourself in the top 2 percent of job interviewees. Episode 002 - Bob Myer http://www.mygradsgetjobs.com/bob-myer/ Mon, 01 Feb 2016 00:00:00 +0000 http://www.mygradsgetjobs.com/showrunner-bob-myer/ http://www.mygradsgetjobs.com/bob-myer/#respond http://www.mygradsgetjobs.com/bob-myer/feed/ 0 <p>Play Episode Krista Parkinson sits down with showrunner Bob Myer, who, amongst other things, discusses the ups and downs of being showrunner on “Roseanne,” why acting is the easiest job in the world, advice for writers looking to break in, and how Chuck Lorre’s career almost never was… Subscribe to the Podcast</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.mygradsgetjobs.com/bob-myer/">MGGJ Episode 002 – Showrunner Bob Myer</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.mygradsgetjobs.com">MyGradsGetJobs</a>.</p> TV Showrunner Bob Myer talks breaking into Hollywood, why acting is easy, and how Chuck Lorre's career almost never was. Krista Parkinson sits down with showrunner Bob Myer, who, amongst other things, discusses the ups and downs of being showrunner on “Roseanne,” why acting is the easiest job in the world, advice for writers looking to break in, and how Chuck Lorre’s career almost never was. Krista Parkinson yes 31:03 Krista Parkinson sits down with showrunner Bob Myer, who, amongst other things, discusses the ups and downs of being showrunner on “Roseanne,” why acting is the easiest job in the world, advice for writers looking to break in, and how Chuck Lorre’s career almost never was. Episode 001 - Jason Fuchs http://www.mygradsgetjobs.com/jason-fuchs/ Thu, 10 Dec 2015 03:38:15 +0000 http://www.mygradsgetjobs.com/?p=292 http://www.mygradsgetjobs.com/jason-fuchs/#respond http://www.mygradsgetjobs.com/jason-fuchs/feed/ 0 <p>Play Episode Krista Parkinson sits down with screenwriter Jason Fuchs, who discusses his latest movie “Pan,” his experience with director Joe Wright, how he got an agent, and why everyone in Hollywood is terrified… Subscribe to the Podcast</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.mygradsgetjobs.com/jason-fuchs/">MGGJ Episode 001 – Screenwriter Jason Fuchs</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.mygradsgetjobs.com">MyGradsGetJobs</a>.</p> "Pan" screenwriter, Jason Fuchs, talks opening weekend, representation, and why everyone in Hollywood is terrified. Tune in to the very first episode of my new podcast where I sit down with Pan screenwriter Jason Fuchs for one of the most insightful—and FUN—discussions on everything from landing his WME agent to getting a $150 million movie greenlit! Krista Parkinson yes 57:01 Tune in to the very first episode of my new podcast where I sit down with Pan screenwriter Jason Fuchs for one of the most insightful—and FUN—discussions on everything from landing his WME agent to getting a $150 million movie greenlit!