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Aaron Babcock, Husker IMG Sports Marketing

Aaron Babcockhas called Nebraska home for nearly 25 years after attending the University of Nebraska-Kearney where he graduated with a degree in journalism and mass communication. Aaron has enjoyed a 20-plus year career in athletics, where he has worked at UNK, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and as Director of Public Relations for the Kansas City Royals. He also served as a consultant for the New York Yankees for seven years. Today Aaron is a senior account executive at Husker IMG Sports...


Michelle DeRusha, Author

Michelle DeRusha is an author, free-lance writer and content creator. She blogs at and is the author of four books. During this episode, we spoke with Michelle about the writing process and how she stays organized. You can connect with Michelle on her blog, Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. Be sure to follow Class Intercom on Twitter and Instagram. Subscribe to the Content Generation podcast on iTunes or Stitcher.


Danielle Chaney, Social Assurance

Danielle Chaney is Nebraska-based copywriter and strategist who has helped a variety of small and large companies increase awareness of their brand/product(s), grow target audience(s), and generate sales using traditional and digital channels. She is currently the Content & Client Strategy Manager at Social Assurance, a financial software and marketing company located in Lincoln, Nebraska. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family, cooking, and traveling. You can find her...


Digital Citizenship Week 2018

During this episode, I spoke with Taylor Siebert and Ben Pankonin, the founders of Class Intercom about #DigCitWeek and what this week means for Class Intercom. We also highlighted how our heroes in education are celebrating #DigCitWeek and what you can look forward to this fall from Class Intercom. Resources mentioned: Common Sense Media Digital Citizenship Week Josh Allen's episodeHeather Callihan's episode#GINWVikings Digital Citizenship Week 2018 Be sure to follow Class Intercom on...


Heather Callihan, Northwest Public Schools

Heather Callihan has worked in the field of education for over 21 years and today is the Technology Integration Specialist for Northwest Public Schoolsin Grand Island, Nebraska. In addition to serving as the NETABoard president, she is also a Common Sense Certified Educator and Ambassador. Heather believes learning needs to be visible and students need to master skills involving collaboration, creation, communication and critical thinking. Heather has a passion for sharing the importance of...


Gretchen Garrison, Odyssey Through Nebraska

Gretchen Garrison is a teacher, blogger and author. Starting her blog, Odyssey Through Nebraska, came about when she realized that not all area families were exploring the Nebraska places that she and her kids tended to frequent. Detour Nebraska is Gretchen's book which inspired by her blog and was published last year. During this conversation, I spoke with Gretchen about her blog, her book deal and what advice she has for creating meaningful content. You can connect with Gretchen on...


Josh Allen, Lewis Central Community Schools

Josh Allen is the Technology Integration Specialist for Lewis Central Community Schoolsin Council Bluffs, IA. In addition, he manages the LewisCentralCSD social media profiles for the district. He is a former president of the Nebraska Educational Technology Association (NETA) and co-host of the Dads in Ed podcast. During this episode, I spoke with Josh about his role at Lewis Central Community Schools and how interns at his school are creating meaningful content. You can find Lewis Central...


Kelly Mosier, Hudl

Kelly Mosier is the current Head of Programming for in the media division at Hudl, a sports software company that build’s coaching and evaluation tools to help teams win. In that role he helps guide the original content and builds the strategy for Hudl to engage with their users and a large community audience on social media as well as inside of the Hudl platform. Prior to Hudl, Mosier was the Assistant Athletic Director for Creative and Emerging Media at the University of Nebraska Athletic...


Michaella Kumke, The Food Bank of Lincoln

Michaella Kumke has a passion for nonprofit communications and human services. In early 2015, she joined the amazing team at the Food Bank of Lincolnwhere she works as the communications director. Through a variety of marketing channels, Ms. Kumke brings attention to food insecurity in Southeast Nebraska. Since graduating from UNL in 2003, Ms. Kumke has worked in the nonprofit sector as a communications and marketing professional. She has previous work experience with some of Lincoln’s...


Garrett Hope, The Portfolio Composer

Garrett Hope is a composer, podcaster and teacher. Garrett was born into a family that valued and practiced music daily. His mother was a primary school music teacher and children’s choir director. As a result Garrett has been performing on stages of various sizes and in front many different audiences since he was toddler. Garrett studied piano, clarinet, guitar, and bass as he was growing up. Though he tinkered with sequencing and song writing it wasn’t until he began studying composition...


Tiffany Verzal, V2 Content

Tiffany Verzal is co-founder of V2 Content based in Lincoln, Nebraska. Tiffany is primarily a producer and editor, but is passionate about telling stories. During this episode, we spoke about Tiffany's career journey and the type of content she and her husband produce including a show for Fox Sports. You can connect with Tiffany on Twitter or Instagram. Be sure to follow Class Intercom on Twitterand Instagram. Subscribe to the Content Generation podcast on iTunes or Stitcher.


Rusty Dawkins, Arbor Day Foundation

During this episode, I spoke with local meteorologist and social media expert, Rusty Dawkins. Rusty is currently the Social Media Manager at the Arbor Day Foundation. We spoke about the early days of social media and how he works with a team to create meaningful content for the Arbor Day Foundation. You can follow Rusty on Twitterand Facebook. Be sure to follow Class Intercom on Twitterand Instagram. Subscribe to the Content Generation podcast on iTunes or Stitcher.


Taylor Siebert and Ben Pankonin, Class Intercom

Class Intercom’s cofounders share their stories of helping students to become content creators for their school. Taylor Siebert and Ben Pankonin knew they wanted to make an impact by helping educators to get students involved, while improving school communication. Be sure to follow Class Intercom on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.


The Content Generation Podcast Introduction

Welcome to the Content Generation Podcast. A Podcast focused on inviting, influencing and inspiring a generation of content creators.