124 episodes

Hey Amarillo is a weekly, one-on-one interview podcast hosted by Jason Boyett, and featuring the people and stories of Amarillo, Texas.

Hey Amarillo Jason Boyett

    • Places & Travel

Hey Amarillo is a weekly, one-on-one interview podcast hosted by Jason Boyett, and featuring the people and stories of Amarillo, Texas.

    Kaleb West

    Kaleb West

    A conversation with Kaleb West, co-owner of Pondaseta Brewing Co. (pondaseta.com), a brewery and taproom on 45th Street. With Trever Martin, Kaleb opened Pondaseta in 2018 after a career installing equipment in other breweries across the country. Kaleb and host Jason Boyett talk about why he moved back from Austin and Orlando, what makes Amarillo the perfect location for Pondaseta, and how he and Trever turned an old tire shop into a taproom. This episode is sponsored by Bivins Pointe and Jimmy John's.

    • 50 min
    Nicole Fleetwood

    Nicole Fleetwood

    A conversation with Nicole Fleetwood, co-owner of Scratch Made Bakery. Nicole arrived in Amarillo after winning a Season 7 episode of Cupcake Wars on the Food Network. She had been living in North Carolina, but moved after the show aired and found herself having to build a new life—and business—in a new place. With host Jason Boyett, she explains how she ended up on TV, her culture shock upon arriving here, and why she located her bakery downtown. This episode is sponsored by Pesttex and Dr. Eddy Sauer.

    • 55 min
    Jeff Justus

    Jeff Justus

    A conversation with Jeff Justus, community liaison for the Amarillo Fire Department. Justus spent several years as a traveling stand-up comic before finally trading that life for one with more stability—a decision that brought him to Amarillo. With host Jason Boyett, Jeff describes the difficulties of performing comedy as well as the unique challenges of firefighting on the High Plains. This episode is sponsored by SKP Creative (skpcreative.com) and Wieck Realty (wieckrealty.com).

    • 47 min
    Ruby Moreno

    Ruby Moreno

    A conversation with Ruby Moreno, executive director of the Amarillo Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (amarillohcc.org). Ruby immigrated to the U.S. when she was very young, grew up in Kansas and Wyoming, and made her way to Amarillo by way of WTAMU. With host Jason Boyett, she talks about local entrepreneurship and the importance of Hispanic- and minority-owned business in Amarillo. This episode is sponsored by Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum (panhandleplains.org).

    • 39 min
    Steve Brown

    Steve Brown

    A conversation with Steve Brown, founder of ROI Online (ROIonline.com) and author of the new book The Golden Toilet (https://amzn.to/36QsnrK). With host Jason Boyett, Steve shares how a former "chicken fried steak guy" and lifelong Amarillo kid had his eyes opened while living in Japan. He finally returned to Amarillo, attended AC as a nontraditional student, and ended up launching a local marketing agency with a national footprint. This episode is sponsored by Jimmy John's and the ManiCamper.

    • 53 min
    Hilary Marie

    Hilary Marie

    A conversation with Hilary Marie, a local musician and bookkeeper who lived in Borger and New Orleans before making a home in Amarillo. With host Jason Boyett, Hilary shares her personal story, which involve finding healing—mentally, physically and emotionally—after cycles of addiction and abuse. Their discussion covers plenty of unique territory, from Hilary's American Idol auditions to her discovery of eastern spirituality in Amarillo. This episode is sponsored by Bivins Pointe and Dr. Eddy Sauer.

    • 51 min

Customer Reviews

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Learn more about Amarillo

This is a great show to learn about what is going on in Amarillo. Listen to learn about our community and the people that are making it happen. I challenge you to not be excited and inspired by all the positive things and energy of our town!

Aw751173 ,

Great show!

Glad I found this podcast. Great to listen to a local podcast that really gets a lot of great interviews and is produced as good as the big pod casts.

Atownsundown ,

Great interview style/ interesting Guests

Fun and interesting guests that highlight the unique people and places of Amarillo. Jason’s interview style is engaging and non-pretentious.

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