46 episodes

The Business Communicators takes professionals on a journey that explores the key issues and trends that impact our industry. Focusing on professional development, each episode features a compelling conversation with c-suite executives, strategists, nationally-acclaimed journalists, and digital influencers. Questions? Text “podcast” to (713) 360-0133.

The Business Communicators Austin Staton, Hattie Horn, Thomas Baen

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    • 5.0 • 24 Ratings

The Business Communicators takes professionals on a journey that explores the key issues and trends that impact our industry. Focusing on professional development, each episode features a compelling conversation with c-suite executives, strategists, nationally-acclaimed journalists, and digital influencers. Questions? Text “podcast” to (713) 360-0133.

    Digital Media and Dance Music: How Feather is Building a Brand

    Digital Media and Dance Music: How Feather is Building a Brand

    For emerging electronic DJ and producer Kyle Featherstone, known professionally as Feather, music is the great equalizer. Kyle’s love for EDM and his need to produce music during the COVID-19 pandemic led him to TikTok where to date, his work has reached millions of followers and fans.

    Born in Minnesota and currently residing in Nashville, Kyle joins The Business Communicators for an engaging conversation on how digital media has allowed him to directly connect with his fans, and build a community that is organically, and authentically his own.

    • 46 min
    Chaos in the Capitol: Why Ethical Communications are Pivotal

    Chaos in the Capitol: Why Ethical Communications are Pivotal

    Just days into the new year, the weaponization of social media ignited a firestorm of violence in Washington D.C., leaving five dead, and the country in chaos. Hours before, an ill-advised press release from Pizza Inn that “demanded” changes to nonexistent voter fraud touched the grey area of communications and ethics. How did we get here? The Business Communicators dives into the role communications played in the chaos, and why now more than ever, words matter when helping move this country forward.

    • 50 min
    Bah! Humbug! The North Face Goes Viral for the Wrong Reason; 2020 Comms Trends; The Truth About Santa Claus

    Bah! Humbug! The North Face Goes Viral for the Wrong Reason; 2020 Comms Trends; The Truth About Santa Claus

    Bah! Humbug! The year 2020 might have stolen that phrase from Ebenezer Scrooge. But, was the year a total loss? On the final episode of this “unprecedented” year, The Business Communicators trio break down why a Texas-based company had their order for co-branded winter jackets rejected, why virtual reality is poised to shape the rest of the decade for communicators, the top comms trends of the year, and the truth about Santa Claus.

    • 49 min
    IABC Chair Bonnie Caver and the Future of Comms; David Dobrik’s Viral Marketing

    IABC Chair Bonnie Caver and the Future of Comms; David Dobrik’s Viral Marketing

    2020 has rocked the status quo for corporations. But, has the agile work environment elevated the value of communications professionals? And, will 2021 mark the year that influencers scrap paid endorsements in favor of equity brand partnerships?

    • 53 min
    Houston Texans President Jamey Rootes talks a Winning Game Plan for Success

    Houston Texans President Jamey Rootes talks a Winning Game Plan for Success

    What’s the winning game plan for business success, and how does effective communication impact the outcome? Jamey Rootes, President of the Houston Texans and international best-selling author of The Winning Game Plan, joins The Business Communicators to drop some knowledge about the quintessential leadership playbook for continuous business success. Jamey also discusses his close relationship with former Texans’ owner Bob McNair, and why you don’t need to reinvent the wheel when you can “rip off & do better.”

    • 1 hr 1 min
    AGT Champion Brandon Leake Discusses Poetry, Storytelling, and Social Justice in America

    AGT Champion Brandon Leake Discusses Poetry, Storytelling, and Social Justice in America

    America's Got Talent champion Brandon Leake joins The Business Communicators to discuss his inspirations and why he got started in the art of spoken word and poetry, his motivations as a communicator to share personal and authentic stories, his role in positively impacting those from underrepresented communities, and tools of his trade that can help any communicator improve their skills.

    • 22 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
24 Ratings

24 Ratings

Jtoddgregory ,

Looking forward to new episodes

I love new podcast and have found this one to be very interesting. They cover a wide range of topics that I care about. As a communicator, I love to hear from others. Sharing ideas and best practices help my professional development.

GBRE8 ,

Refreshing honest and fun look at business communications

A great way to spend your 30 minute commute listening to some of the most interesting people in the business communications wold

LDS6711 ,

Love the show!

Great last two episodes with Geoff and Joe — I learned a ton. Looking forward to seeing what is coming in future episodes.

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