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A podcast dedicated to amplifying Jamaican voices in digital and tech spaces.

The Digital Jamaica Podcast The Digital Jamaica Podcast

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A podcast dedicated to amplifying Jamaican voices in digital and tech spaces.

    Jessica Hylton-Leckie : The Business of Blogging

    Jessica Hylton-Leckie : The Business of Blogging

    In this episode Jessica Hylton-Leckie a.k.a Jessica In The Kitchen, popular Jamaican Food Blogger.

    She is giving us the skinny on how you can turn your hobby into a lucrative full time career.

    At the end of this conversation you're going to come away knowing more than you did before about building an authentic global brand while remaining true to your Jamaican roots.

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    Music : Sifu Dub by Foshan Roots

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    • 1 hr 18 min
    Jhanelle Golding : Surprisingly Good Jamaican Vegan Grub

    Jhanelle Golding : Surprisingly Good Jamaican Vegan Grub

    In this episode I had a tête-à-tête with Jhanelle Golding creator of the  "From The Comfort of My Bowl' and the "Surprisingly Sweet Ja" foodie platforms where she introduces her largely Jamaican audience to delicious, hearty Jamaican inspired vegan comfort meals and desserts.  

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    • 24 min
    Chef Adrian Morris : From KFC Worker to Fine Dining Chef and Now Popular Foodie YouTuber

    Chef Adrian Morris : From KFC Worker to Fine Dining Chef and Now Popular Foodie YouTuber

    Chef Adrian Morris has been taking pictures of his food creations from the time he was working his first restaurant job at KFC back in high school. From KFC to Fine Dining at the Moon Palace Hotel (then Jamaica Grand), his passion for food exploded and so did his incessant need to photograph his work.

    It was only after he started posting those images to social media that he realized that this hobby was something his friends and family also loved, and not only did they want to see pics they also wanted to know how he made those amazing dishes.

    The Morris Time Cooking YouTube channel was launched in January 2017 and within two short years has amassed over 131 Thousand subscribers with over 5 million video views, making it one of the biggest  Jamaican YouTube Food centric Channel.

    This episode is the first in the Digital Foodie Series, where I feature Jamaican chefs, cooks and food enthusiast who are creating platform reintroducing  the world to authentic Jamaican cuisine.

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    • 26 min
    Javon Davis : No Visa? No Problem! How Jamaican Techies Can Find & Land Remote Job Opportunities

    Javon Davis : No Visa? No Problem! How Jamaican Techies Can Find & Land Remote Job Opportunities

    In this episode Javon Davis, a young software engineer from Jamaica talks about how he overcame the disappointment of being denied a well-earned opportunity to work with Lyft because of visa restrictions,  to landing a remote working job at Automatic the parent company of the WordPress and WooCommerce platforms. 

    Since our conversation Javon has one upped himself again, successfully transitioning to his new dream job as a software engineer at Apple Canada. This is a triumphant story about out of the box thinking, determination and self belief.

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    • 53 min
    David Yarde : Overcoming Stereotypes, Cultural Trauma & Mental Health as a Jamaican Creative

    David Yarde : Overcoming Stereotypes, Cultural Trauma & Mental Health as a Jamaican Creative

    In this episode I am talking to David Yarde, a multitalented Jamaican born digital creator who lets us in on his secret struggles with being a Jamaican living in the diaspora, working in non-traditional spaces with all the attendant stereotypes all the while battling depression and trying to overcome childhood trauma. 
    It was an unexpected foray into the mind of an introverted creative who has to navigate awkward and sometimes unfriendly spaces, especially when those unfriendly spaces are in the home. 
    I also opened up about my struggles with mental health, how it affects my work and developing healthy coping mechanisms, 
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    • 53 min
    The Thanksgiving Edition (DA ONE YAH A FI UNUH )

    The Thanksgiving Edition (DA ONE YAH A FI UNUH )

    2019 has been an amazing year for the Digital Jamaica Platform and it's all because of YOU!!! 

    Because of the support you've shown the platform and me personally this year we have grown leaps and bounds so this entire episode is dedicated to unuh, di people dem weh support dis year.

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    • 29 min

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