In this re-podcast episode Saving Elephants host Josh Lewis joins his committed liberal friend David Blatt on Andrea Klunder’s show The Creative Impostor to discuss the differences between the Right and the Left, why we’re so polarized, and how civil dialogue might be restored.
About Andrea Klunder
Andrea Klunder is the Creative Director, Media Strategist and Podcast Producer behind The Creative Impostor Studios. Andrea works with organizations, companies, and leaders who want to use audio content to tell stories, create movements, and change culture. She calls upon her myriad experiences as a singer, actor, director, business owner, yoga, and meditation teacher to produce and edit podcasts for social impact organizations and entrepreneurs. She consults on strategy and coaches podcasters to go deeper into the craft and culture of making their show.
Andrea boasts of four podcasts:
Podcast Envy: elevating the craft and culture of podcasting
The Creative Impostor: featuring creative thought leaders who take bold action in life and work, despite the little voice in their heads that says, “Who do you think you are?!”
Improve With Auntie: A round table for aunties like us to come together to share our brilliant ideas, sharp wit, and A+ advice, and
Power Your Story: produced by her high school mentees who attend a Chicago public school for diverse learners
Andrea has developed podcasts with the Santa Fe Opera, New Mexico Department of Cultural Affairs, Del Norte Credit Union, Institute for Justice, Chicago Reader, the NARM Training Institute, and more. She has been a featured speaker and trainer for Podcast Movement, Podfest, She Podcasts Live, the University of Florida, The Wing, Next Door Chicago, Chicago Public Schools, and many, many podcasts. Andrea believes in the power of podcasting to immerse your followers in an authentic brand experience through engaging, entertaining, and educational audio media. Her mission is to help your voice to shine!
About David Blatt
David Blatt, Ph.D., has worked for more than two decades in the public policy field. Blatt founded the Oklahoma Policy Institute, a state policy think-tank that aims to expand opportunity for all Oklahomans through nonpartisan research, analysis and advocacy. He served as its executive director for 10 years. Now, he brings this expertise to students in the Master of Public Administration program at OU-Tulsa as the George Kaiser Family Foundation Endowed Professor of Practice.
Blatt previously served as director of public policy for Community Action Project of Tulsa County, as a budget analyst for the Oklahoma State Senate and as a parliamentary intern for the Canadian House of Commons. He earned his doctorate in political science from Cornell University, his master of arts degree from McGill University and his bachelor of arts degree from the University of Alberta.