New Podcast Episode - Interview with Executive Producer Laura Chavez of Exit 19


Laura Chavez is an award winning producer and journalist. She began her broadcast career in Washington, DC as a reporter and producer for several local channels then moved into a role at a major network. 

During her time in news she covered landmark moments in history like the 2008 Inauguration of President Barack Obama, Hurricane Sandy, Shooting at the Navy Yard in Washington, DC, and many more. After 8 years, she transitioned out of news and into docu-series and branded content work for networks like Discovery, HGTV, FYI, A&E, Food Network and others. She has continued in both spaces focusing her work on storytelling for major nonprofits, like Childhelp and WeCOACH, while broadening her journalistic abilities with the "Matter of Fact with Soledad O'Brien's Listening Tour" and other lifestyle based docu-series. Most recently she joined Exit19 as a Managing Partner and their Executive Producer. She splits her time between Chicago and Washington, D.C.

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Margaret Fontana Media Podcast Expert Series - More Guests To Come for 2021!


New guests lined up for new expert series on my podcast. Check in as I start to introduce guests over the next few months from different industries (lifestyle, culinary, design, film, production and more).

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In Production - New Docuseries "Common Ground" - Teens and Law Enforcement Come Together To Talk

Over the last year, we've been in production for a docuseries called, 'Common Ground." We dove deep into the social issues plaguing inner cities surrounding crime, violence, race, and negative police interactions.  The docuseries we are filming focuses on the healing and positive interactions between the community and law enforcement. Learn more and stay tuned on how we start to hear and see more positive conversations and begin the healing of our local communities.

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Top Most Listened To Podcast Episodes of 2020!


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It's been an interesting year and so many things have happened, which included a world pandemic, which has forced digital transformation to the front of the line and has also accelerated our need to be connected especially for virtual purposes. 

 Many existing technologies, digital and social media have been put to the test when it comes to crisis communication, public relations, brand awareness, medical information/awareness and especially education.    

Over the course of the last 10 months, I've produced many podcast episodes that were relevant to what was happening in the digital media space and life.   I've rounded up my most listened to podcasts for your replay review.   Some trending topics you can expect were crisis communication, PR, social media strategy, TikTok strategy, COVID 19 Communications, and more. 

Take a listen and drop me an email, comment or DM.  

 Have an amazing holiday and let's all spread positive vibes for a healthy and happy New Year. 


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