Shaun Weston is an experienced editor, podcaster and creative content specialist. Find out more on the About me page.

From journo to internal comms guru, with Rachel Miller


Rachel Miller is an internal communications professional who runs her own consultancy helping people and organisations improve their ability to communicate. You would think that our ability to communicate is a given, but this is something we overlook on so many levels. In my own experience, I’ve worked for small companies and huge companies who suffer from the same malady: poor communication...

Power presenting, with Russell Anderson-Williams


Russell Anderson-Williams is a professional presentation design expert, and is particularly invested in training people how to make the most out of Prezi and PowerPoint. He’s even more passionate about the fact that even the best Prezi and PowerPoint users will fail if they continue to use bullet points! The idea behind his approach to delivering good presentations is the ability to tell a story...

Innovation, technology, and the lives of leaders


When it comes to innovation and the development and implementation of new technology, I think there are three distinct groups of people to consider. I revisited The Lives of Others recently, where Georg says, “They got me a back scratcher”. “That’s not a back scratcher, it’s a salad fork,” Christa replies. It’s wonderful how simple technology can look like different things to different...

The Rachel Morrissey podcast production 101 interview


I’ve known Rachel Morrissey for a few years, though before the recording of this podcast, we had never actually met. In fact we still haven’t, as it was through the convenience of Skype we conducted this great interview! This was an opportunity to share our respective knowledge of broadcasting for the benefit of the second episode of Media Will Eat Itself. Rachel Morrissey is an experienced...

Duena Blomstrom on writing your first book


In the very first episode of the Media Will Eat Itself podcast, we’re discussing the ins and outs of writing your first book, with Duena Blomstrom, someone I’ve known for a few years in the world of financial technology and banking. Duena’s first book was published in March/April 2018, so I thought it would be a good time to catch up for a chat, to find out what went through her head (other than...

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