242 Liz Gannes | In the Room Where It Happens

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Reporter, Journalism Fellow at Stanford and Product Manager at Google, Liz Gannes joins the show to share her fascinating career journey. Liz has been a Silicon Valley-based business technology reporter since 2004, where she started her career at Red Herring. Since then, she has worked at the startup company, 60db, as well as the technology giant, Google. In this episode, Harry and Liz discuss the importance of keeping informed with local news, content consumption patterns, and the work Liz is doing in News Initiatives at Google.

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What We Covered:

  • 06:00 – Liz Gannes joins the podcast to discuss her career trajectory and where her passion for journalism started
  • 14:36 – Liz shares her thoughts on the impact social media has had on society and, particular, how we consume news
  • 17:54 – Liz talks about her podcast origin story and how she consumes content
  • 22:12 – Liz opens up on how she earned a fellowship at Stanford University and the work she’s at 60db and Google
  • 34:45 – Liz speaks to her passion for local news and the importance of these local outlets
  • 44:39 – Liz provides best practices and strategies for those looking to start a podcast
  • 50:43 – What is something that Liz has changed his mind about recently and the most misunderstood thing about Liz
  • 53:07 – Harry thanks Liz for joining the show, and let’s listeners know where they can connect with her


Links Mentioned

*FullCast Website *

Podcast Junkies Junkies Facebook Group

Liz’s LinkedIn

Liz's Twitter

Link to Molly of Denali Podcast

Link to Rabbit Hole Podcast 

Link to Season of the Witch Book 

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