Whose Shoulders

Whose Shoulders

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For those who don’t fit the mold


Filling In the Grid (feat. Sam Ezersky of NYT Crosswords)
Aug 5 • 56 min
Sam Ezersky is the associate crossword editor for the New York Times, and works on their Spelling Bee and Letterboxed word games daily. Max Patten interview Sam and gets the story of how he went from studying mechanical engineering and economics to…
Improvising the Performance (feat. Allison Mui)
Jul 8
For our fourth episode, Allison Mui joins Max to talk about how she went from being a drama kid to improv in college, and a current career as the PR director of New Victory, New York’s nonprofit and family focused community theater.
Data, Journalism, and Adaption (feat. Kennedy Elliott)
Jun 4 • 57 min
Kennedy Elliott of the National Geographic speaks to Max about how she went from a UVA Media Studies degree to following a career in digital journalism and data visualization.
Entrepeneurship vs. the Establishment (feat. Tarek Pertew)
May 10 • 56 min
For the second episode of Whose Shoulders, UVA McIntire alum Tarek Pertew talks about how he went from climbing the corporate ladder to entrepreneur, to CCO at tech hiring platform Uncubed and the founder of New York City’s fastest growing soccer league.
Making Video Games (feat. Susannah Jones)
Apr 7 • 59 min
For the debut episode, Max Patten interviews Susannah Jones, class of 2017. Susannah grew up loving games as a method of both artistic expression and social connection. Unfortunately, the video games industry can be difficult, unstable, and at times even…