The Commonwealth

By Alec McChesney and Nick Castner

Started as a podcast project for a midwest news outlet, Nick Castner had the drive to learn from entrepreneurs and community leaders and understand their stories. Now a part of Hurdat Media, The Commonwealth searches to tell the untold stories of dynamic leaders making an impact on their community. Join us as Nick Castner and his team of young storytellers learn about the ever-changing world and the leaders who are driving that change. New episode every Monday at 8 am.

  1. 1.
    SVP of Disney John Rood talks Disney Plus and naming The Commonwealth
    45:36
  2. 2.
    Packed Studiums, Vaccine Misinformation, and Show Updates
    49:53
  3. 3.
    Creator's Update: Live Music at Hear GI
    8:35
  4. 4.
    Katy Guillen & The Drive from Hear GI
    14:03
  5. 5.
    Andrea Von Kampen on Her Prospering Music Career
    29:55
  6. 6.
    Noah Floersch Minutes Before His Live Performance
    6:28
  7. 7.
    Creators Update with Tut Kailech
    29:22
  8. 8.
    Live Interview with R&B Band, The Fey
    19:51
  1. 9.
    Blazin’ A Trail
    1:21
  2. 10.
    Melissa Vincent from the Ecosystem Builder Podcast
    38:46
  3. 11.
    Future of the Meat Industry With Hannah Klitz
    19:10
  4. 12.
    Launching a Music Career with Emmy Jo
    17:48
  5. 13.
    Hannah Huston on Growing her Career after the Voice (November 2019)
    54:08
  6. 14.
    Happy Memorial Day
    0:23
  7. 15.
    Shelter In Place
    1:17
  8. 16.
    Dusty Davidson Talks Serial Entrepreneurship
    31:03
  9. 17.
    Creators Update: Dropping Masks and Returning to Music Soon
    29:43
  10. 18.
    Cruise Tha Junebug on Growing a Hip-Hop Career Online
    19:30
  11. 19.
    Cruise Returns on Monday, Re-Airing his First Episode
    42:01
  12. 20.
    Creators Update: Presenting COVID Vaccine Information
    14:42
  13. 21.
    Virologists Answer Basic COVID Vaccine Questions
    36:28
  14. 22.
    Noah Floersch on Growing a Music Career in College
    32:56
  15. 23.
    Creators Update: Fan Questions, Big Story, and Tidbit of the Week
    24:03
  16. 24.
    Supporting Refugee and Immigrant Business Owners with Kelly Ross from ECHO Collective
    30:09
  17. 25.
    Monday's Preview: Kelly Ross from the Refinery
    4:02
  18. 26.
    Creator's Update: Emmy Jo Joins and Nick is Vaccinated
    17:19
  19. 27.
    Shaping the Next Era of Architecture with Clark & Enersen
    28:35
  20. 28.
    We're Back?
    32:06
  21. 29.
    Future of Social Media 2021 (ft. Taylor Gage, Landon Rhodes & Megan Swanson)
    1:11:26
  22. 30.
    Nick Castner on Stepping Back Before Moving Forward
    11:50
  23. 31.
    Mike Smith on Scaling Content, Community & a New Approach to Education
    35:31
  24. 32.
    Experiencing & Making History with Al Maxey
    40:39
  25. 33.
    Erin Sorensen on the Future of Journalism in 2021, Social Media and working as a Female in Sports
    46:47
  26. 34.
    The Commonwealth's Creators Recap 2020
    38:03
  27. 35.
    Wyn Wiley on Bringing Drag Outdoors, Cancel Culture and Finding Self Identity through Art
    48:10
  28. 36.
    Jill Thomas on Building a Radio Persona, Producing for Glenn Beck and Transitioning to Podcasting
    40:36
  29. 37.
    What We Would Have Told Ourselves at Twenty Years Old
    25:20
  30. 38.
    Elephant Expert on How to Fight for Animal Rights
    47:36
  31. 39.
    Lex Allen on being compared to Prince, being less shitty than yesterday and much more
    38:07
  32. 40.
    Saucy Nugs on What Happens When You Go Viral
    18:17
  33. 41.
    College Athletes Getting Paid Through Social Media With Christopher Aumueller
    29:33
  34. 42.
    Creating Diversity and Inclusion with Cecilia Wessinger
    32:54
  35. 43.
    BTS: Help Us Brand the Commonwealth
    13:05
  36. 44.
    Preparing for Future Jobs with Megan Elliott
    29:01
  37. 45.
    BTS: Introducing New Team Members, "Unique People" for SEO and other Commonwealth Updates
    34:39
  38. 46.
    World-Record Breaking Cyclist on Paving a Unique Path and Pushing his own Boundaries
    25:17
  39. 47.
    The Kualdom Speech: Protesting, Tear Gas and Fighting for Equality
    22:55
  40. 48.
    Increasing a Community's Access to Art with Letura Idigima
    14:32
  41. 49.
    Trailblazing Nebraska’s Hip Hop Scene with HAKIM | Lincoln Calling Collaboration
    29:15
  42. 50.
    Magician to Marketer: Clint! Runge Talks Youth Culture and the Future of Advertising
    27:15

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