Jun 23, 2021
#11 How to Create Content for Change with Jen Ponton
If you were to ask me to point you in the direction of someone who knows how to put their finger on the pulse and create the thing that the world truly needs (while simultaneously making them cackle!), I’d point at today’s guest.
Today, the glorious and out-of-this-world joyous, Jen Ponton, joins us on the show. Jen is an accomplished actor, writer, producer, and prolific content maker. Prior to hitting record, I asked Jen what she wanted to share with you all, to which Jen responded, “I really want to talk about creative people making content.” And that’s exactly what we do in this episode.
Best known as the fiercely feminist fat activist 'Rubi' on AMC's critical darling DIETLAND, Jen is an award-winning actress and body, liberation activist. Her television resume includes 30 ROCK, UNBREAKABLE KIMMY SCHMIDT, ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK, LAW AND ORDER: SVU, THE BLACKLIST, and BLUE BLOODS.
As a screenwriter, she now has several pilots and feature scripts in development. She is…