The Eagle Eye Podcast
By Emory Career Center
The Eagle Eye Podcast is a student-lead podcast that provides Emory students with insight, strategies, and perspectives on pursuing different career paths and making the most of their time at Emory.
Creative Spark Series | Episode 5: "Making Stuff" as a Career
In today's episode, Ryan speaks with Emory 1995 Alumnus, Dan Keston. Dan Keston is an award-winning producer, content creator, and media executive. A self-described "Stuff Maker," Dan works on projects for film, television, advertising, digital, and other media platforms. During this fantastic discussion, Dan explains to Ryan how he started his versatile career in media and the upside of being able to work across a variety of media. You won't want to miss this episode. Dan Keston IMDB: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm2149083/
July 29, 2021
Creative Spark Series | Episode 4: Getting Started in TV/Film
In this episode of The Eagle Eye Podcast, we speak with Alexandra West (Emory 91') about her lengthy career in TV and Film here in Atlanta. Her set designs & art props have been used in films like Hunger Games, ESPN, Apple, Cartoon Network, and more. Throughout the episode, Ryan discusses how she got her start and asks her advice for people looking to get their start in film. If you want to be in the TV/Film/Media industry this is a great listen. Connect with Alex on Linkedin: linkedin.com/in/alexandra-west-nerdnoir
June 30, 2021
Creative Spark Series | Episode 3: Building A Career Around Your Creative Passion
In this episode of The Eagle Eye Podcast, we speak with Tanushree Khanna (Emory 18') & Wei Wei Chen (Emory '18) about how they took a passion project they started while students at Emory and built a brand new podcast called Creativity +. Throughout the episode, Ryan discusses how they balance busy jobs and side projects, following their passions, and they take some time to answer a student's question. You won't want to miss this episode.
June 16, 2021
Creative Spark Series | Episode 2: The Design World, Brand Marketing & Sneaker Culture
In this episode of The Eagle Eye Podcast, we speak with acclaimed designer & artist, Larry Luk (Emory' 03), about starting a career in design & brand marketing. Throughout the episode, Ryan talks with Larry about his latest project, what's important when landing clients, his sneaker obsession, and how it allowed him to meet Lebron James. He also shares some words of wisdom for young designers. You can see more of Larry's work at: https://www.larrylukdesign.com/ or Follow him on Instagram: instagram.com/larryluk
June 11, 2021
Creative Spark Series | Episode 1: Dealing with the Unexpected & The Future of Marketing
In this episode of The Eagle Eye Podcast, we get honest about the challenges of finding a career after graduation with alumnus Rachael Wolfson, Emory '12 (She/Her), who works with Influencers in Media and Marketing at Estée Lauder. Throughout the episode, Ryan talks with Rachael about her journey to Estée Lauder--how a "GAP year" changed her future, the future of marketing & beauty, and what advice she would give future grads about starting a career.
June 11, 2021