31 episodes

OJT is a passion project about passion projects.

It’s a podcast about the creative process, making progress, and hands-on learning.

Each interview looks at just what makes us so excited about the things we love to work on— the hobbies and hustles, the big dreams and movements. Each episode ends with a Progress Report from the host about one aspect of building a DIY platform for journalism — from hosting and producing, to marketing and promotion.

OJT: On The Job Training Logan Maclean

    • Society & Culture
    • 5.0 • 6 Ratings

OJT is a passion project about passion projects.

It’s a podcast about the creative process, making progress, and hands-on learning.

Each interview looks at just what makes us so excited about the things we love to work on— the hobbies and hustles, the big dreams and movements. Each episode ends with a Progress Report from the host about one aspect of building a DIY platform for journalism — from hosting and producing, to marketing and promotion.

    The Wildlife Biologist's Many Hobbies — Ep. 26

    The Wildlife Biologist's Many Hobbies — Ep. 26

    Natasha Pentyliuk was here a few months back to talk about her science background and masters’ research.



    Today, we step away from work and into the woodshop as Natasha shares some of her other interests.



    We talk about ham radio, search and rescue and the joys of owning the shop where everyone wants to hang out.



    You can find Natasha online at natashalynn.ca.



    Natasha also suggested listeners check with their local governments for invasive species in their area and what they can to prevent the spread of problem-causing plants and animals.



    Follow OJT and Logan MacLean on Instagram @ojt_podcast and logan.maclean.75 and on Twitter @ojtpodcast and @loganmaclean94. The Facebook page is OJT: On The Job Training.

    • 31 min
    The Wildlife Biologist Talks Invasive Species — Ep. 24

    The Wildlife Biologist Talks Invasive Species — Ep. 24

    Natasha Pentyliuk was here last month to introduce herself and her background in science.
    Today, she gets into her master’s research around the invasive Prussian Carp.
    We talk about the role of citizen science, the challenges of crafting a survey and the political climate around Alberta’s rivers.
    Listen after the interview for this month’s Progress Report about my long battle against perfectionism.
    You can find Natasha online at natashalynn.ca.
    Natasha also suggested listeners check with their local governments for invasive species in their area and what they can to prevent the spread of problem-causing plants and animals.
    Follow OJT and Logan MacLean on Instagram @ojt_podcast and logan.maclean.75 and on Twitter @ojtpodcast and @loganmaclean94. The Facebook page is OJT: On The Job Training.

    • 47 min
    The Wildlife Biologist — Ep. 23

    The Wildlife Biologist — Ep. 23

    Natasha Pentyliuk is a scientist, nature enthusiast and recent Master’s graduate.
    Before her academic work, Natasha had a long background in research and education.
    We talk today about how she got into science and exploration, why she enjoys working with kids, and how that brought her to her master’s work.
    Listen after the interview for this month’s Progress Report, where I talk about my efforts to become more professional with my photography.
    You can find Natasha online at natashalynn.ca.
    Natasha also suggested Natasha also suggested listeners check with their local governments for invasive species in their area and what they can to prevent the spread of problem-causing plants and animals.
    Follow OJT and Logan MacLean on Instagram @ojt_podcast and logan.maclean.75 and on Twitter @ojtpodcast and @loganmaclean94. The Facebook page is OJT: On The Job Training.

    • 46 min
    The Poet Laureate Talks Storytelling - Ep. 22

    The Poet Laureate Talks Storytelling - Ep. 22

    Julie Pellissier-Lush was here last month, but we barely scratched the surface of her many talents. Today, we get into life as P.E.I.’s poet laureate. We talk about what storytelling means to her, her involvement with various Mi’kmaq theatre companies and the doors that continue to open in her new role. Stick around after the interview for the Progress Report about my inspiring experience of learning — and writing — about world religions. You can find Julie’s work online at juliepellissierlush.wordpress.com.  Julie also suggested listeners check out her theatre companies, Mi’kmaq Legends, at mikmaqlegends.com, and Mi’kmaq Heritage Actors, on Facebook. Follow OJT and Logan MacLean on Instagram @ojt_podcast and logan.maclean.75 and on Twitter @ojtpodcast and @loganmaclean94. The Facebook page is OJT: On The Job Training.

    • 48 min
    The Poet Laureate — Ep. 21

    The Poet Laureate — Ep. 21

    Julie Pellisier-Lush is P.E.I.’s poet laureate. But she’s also an actor, a mother, and a proud Mi’kmaq knowledge keeper.
    Today we’ll get to know Julie’s background before getting into life as the poet laureate.
    We talk about her Dad’s storytelling, other positive role models, and being in a hurry to grow up too fast.
    And stick around after the interview for this month’s Progress Report about balancing life as a podcaster and working journalist.
    You can find Julie’s work online at juliepellissierlush.wordpress.com. 
    Julie also suggested listeners check out her theatre companies, Mi’kmaq Legends, at mikmaqlegends.com, and Mi’kmaq Heritage Actors, on Facebook.
    Follow OJT and Logan MacLean on Instagram @ojt_podcast and logan.maclean.75 and on Twitter @ojtpodcast and @loganmaclean94. The Facebook page is OJT: On The Job Training.

    • 51 min
    The Tarantula Collector — Ep. 20

    The Tarantula Collector — Ep. 20

    Daisy Dalton is back today to share her many plants and animals.
    Daisy is an aspiring pharmacist, but she spends her downtime tending to her garden, reptiles and 14 tarantulas.
    We talk about a chameleon named Steve, the difference between venom and poison, and the social benefits of an apartment full of spiders.
    And stick around after the interview for this week’s Progress Report about my first three weeks as a working journalist.
    You can follow Daisy on Instagram @later.daze.  She also asked that I shout out the Satanic Temple, which we talk about in a later part of the interview.  She says to check out their website, thesatanictemple.com, or social media if you’re curious about Satanic stuff or want to do your own research.
    Follow OJT and Logan MacLean on Instagram @ojt_podcast and logan.maclean.75 and on Twitter @ojtpodcast and @loganmaclean94. The Facebook page is OJT: On The Job Training.

    • 33 min

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