Posts Tagged: podcast

Brand Meets Audience: Interview with Stephen Collis

Brand Meets Audience is a podcast that explores how brands are built, interact with audiences, the challenges they encounter during these interactions, and how the people at the heart of these brands. innovate to achieve their goals.


On May 29th, Trevor Battye interviewed Stephen Collis (http://beatingthebounds.com/), activist, poet, and SFU English professor. Here’s the interview:

 

 

Stephen Collis’ many books of poetry include The Commons (Talon Books 2008; second edition 2014), On the Material (Talon Books 2010—awarded the BC Book Prize for Poetry), To the Barricades (Talon Books 2013),http://talonbooks.com/authors/stephen-collis and (with Jordan Scott) DECOMP (Coach House 2013). He has also written two books of literary criticism, a book of essays on the Occupy Movement, Dispatches from the Occupation (Talon Books 2012), and a novel, The Red Album (BookThug 2013).

In 2014, while involved in anti-pipeline activism, he was sued for $5.6 million by US energy giant Kinder Morgan, whose lawyers read his writing in court as “evidence.” His forthcoming book is Reading Wordsworth in the Tar Sands. He lives near Vancouver, on unceded Coast Salish Territory, and teaches at Simon Fraser University.


Brand Meets Audience: Trevor Battye Interviews Chris Kennedy

Brand Meets Audience is a podcast that explores how brands are built, interact with audiences, the challenges they encounter during these interactions, and how the people at the heart of these brands. innovate to achieve their goals.

On Feb 22, Trevor Battye interviewed Chris Kennedy (http://cultureofyes.ca/), Superintendent of Schools / CEO with the West Vancouver School District. Here’s the interview:

 

Chris Kennedy has taught secondary English and Social Studies, and been both an elementary and secondary school principal.One of the most progressive voices in BC education, Chris has been featured by Macleans Magazine as one of the 100 Young Canadians to Watch and his work has been featured in various local and national publications. In 2010 he was named one of the Top 10 Canadian Newsmakers in Educational Technology , in 2011 Business in Vancouver named him to their top Forty under 40 list and in 2012 Chris was named Canada’s Top Education Blogger.Kennedy is a writer and presenter on personalized learning and infusing technology in the classroom. Chris balances his professional passions with life as the father of four young children. You can also follow Chris on Twitter @http://twitter.com/chrkennedy<

Check out Chris’s TED Talks:

A Parent’s wish for his Children.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CzvrDkzKyl8

What is Smart
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B6TuO88nbxA


Trevor Battye is a partner at Clevers Media, a consulting firm based in Vancouver, with clients across Canada (Vancouver, Edmonton, Winnipeg, Ottawa, Montreal, Toronto, Newfoundland) and in Europe, that specializes in marketing, branding, website development, and advertising sales across various media (print, online, social media). Trevor co-founded Clevers Media with Clare E Coughlan in April 2008. He began work in marketing and advertising sales in 2005 with Rebus Creative, where he managed program guide advertising sales for several arts festivals including Word on the Street Vancouver, the See 7 Theatre Seriesand the Vancouver International Film Festival, and worked on fundraising for the BC Book Prizes Adopt a Library Program. Trevor also handled advertising sales for Geist magazine, which he joined in the fall of 2005.

Trevor is currently a regular speaker at Publishing @ SFU and a contributor to the Vancouver Sun Book Club.