198 Dawn Davis | Desert Vibes

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Harry Duran welcomes to the podcast voiceover, actor, producer and fellow podcaster, Dawn Davis. Dawn is the host of Desert Lady Diaries, a weekly thirty minute conversation with women who have made their home in the Mojave Desert. In this episode, Harry and Dawn talk about sponsorships, podcast research, and the importance of consistency. Dawn talks about the community of inspiring artists and activists she has met while podcasting and speaks to her growth and evolution as an interviewer. Finally, Dawn shares her passion for the desert and the journey that eventually brought her back to the place she feels most at home.

What We Covered:

  • 03:23 – Harry welcomes Dawn Davis to the podcast
  • 03:30 – How Harry and Dawn first met
  • 05:56 – The genesis of Desert Lady Diaries
  • 09:15 – The guests that Dawn invites onto her podcast
  • 10:57 – How Dawn decides which guests to have on her show
  • 11:46 – Juneteenth
  • 13:44 – Dawn’s plans for her upcoming one hundredth episode
  • 16:12 – The amount of research that goes into each show
  • 17:20 – The tools and templates Dawn uses to produce her podcast
  • 22:14 – How Dawn got into voiceover work
  • 24:41 – What Dawn enjoys most about doing voiceover work
  • 25:16 – The equipment Dawn uses for doing voiceovers
  • 28:03 – Moving around the country
  • 29:37 – How Dawn evolved into a great interviewer
  • 31:18 – Dawn’s growth as an interviewer
  • 32:22 – Open, honest and vulnerable interviews
  • 34:09 – The consistency of Dawn’s podcast releases
  • 35:39 – Dawn’s passion for community organizing
  • 38:54 – Dawn speaks to the niche nature of her podcast
  • 41:09 – Diary Unlocked
  • 41:58 – Harry and Dawn talks about advertising and sponsorships
  • 45:26 – The decision to move to the desert
  • 52:09 – Becoming an integral part of the community
  • 54:09 – Dawn’s ever-growing list of women to interview
  • 55:30 – What is something Dawn has changed his mind buy generic viagra about recently
  • 56:30 – What is the most misunderstood thing about Dawn
  • 58:19 – Where listeners can follow Dawn and the Desert Lady Diaries Podcast


Links Mentioned

Dawn’s Podcast

Dawn’s Blog

Dawn’s Website

Dawn’s LinkedIn

Dawn’s Instagram

Desert Lady Diaries Twitter

Desert Lady Diaries Facebook

Desert Lady Diaries Instagram

Podcast Movement Website

Books Mentioned

Wonder Valley: A Novel

Start Late, Finish Rich: A No-Fail Plan for Achieving Financial Freedom at Any Age

Tools Mentioned

ATR 2100

Sennheiser MD 421-II Cardioid Dynamic Microphone

Focusrite Scarlett 2i2 USB Audio Interface




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