Film and TV editor Ellen Fine talks about her early life and how she found her way without her mom around to guide her, how she decided to be a stay at home mom and raise her son, and how the creativity of her youth came back many years later to manifest in a career as a film editor. We talk about working with positive male bosses, how to work with your spouse, and how she's found a way to stand out in a male dominated part of the entertainment industry. It's a great conversation that speaks to the resilience of children, how creating your own path can be rewarding and how finding an ally who recognizes your talent can make a job much more rewarding.
Award-winning Actor Nancy Sorel aka "that woman from that show" schools me on how simple language changes can help support the women in your life, shares stories of not being believed when she reported men for kidnapping and assault, and how women need to not fear speaking up, but keep shouting until they're heard. It's a great conversation with a great actor and feminist who makes it her life's work to mentor others.
Director/Writer/Producer and activist Miranda Sajdak joins the podcast to talk about what it's like to be a female director breaking into show business, what it was like growing up in a place that was open to her coming out and what we can all do each day to make our political desires known to our representatives. It's a fun and frank conversation from one of the nicest and outspoken people you'll ever meet.
Emmy Award winning journalist Naibe Reynoso joins the podcast to discuss growing up with strict Latino parents, dealing with abusive bosses and their underlings and how teaching Barbara Walters how to do it doggie style was one of the best moments of her career. As a mom, wife, and hard-working journalist, her life has been full of adventure, challenges and victories. She shares her own stories of overcoming adversity to become an award-winning journalist and the lead anchor for the LA County channel.