Coolest Nerds in the Room

Just Keep Living with Courtney Tezeno

December 05, 2019 InfoSteph and Madblkman Episode 32
Coolest Nerds in the Room
Just Keep Living with Courtney Tezeno
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Coolest Nerds in the Room
Just Keep Living with Courtney Tezeno
Dec 05, 2019 Episode 32
InfoSteph and Madblkman

This week we step outside our comfort zone with entertainment journalist, Courtney Tezeno! From journalism school to the bright lights of LA, Courtney talks about her journey as a journalist, a woman, and most importantly, a nerd from Houston who has carved out a spot for herself as one of the top 5 black female entertainment journalist under 30 in Hollywood according to Buzzfeed.

Please make sure you rate, review, and share the podcast with your friends! Your kindness helps us make the podcast better for listeners like YOU when you help get the word out!

Timestamps:
01:30 - Introduction to Courtney
04:30 - How Steph and Courtney know each other
06:30 - What makes Courtney the coolest nerd in the room?
08:00 - How pageantry brought out the best in Courtney
11:00 - Thuggin’ it out in journalism school
16:00 - Transitioning into entertainment journalism
23:00 - Courtney’s perspective on technology opening new doors for talent
24:00 - How it feels to have someone skip you in line for an opportunity
27:00 - How Courtney stays rooted
33:00 - The most surprising interviews Courtney has experienced
40:00 - How Courtney keeps her perspective fresh?
44:00 - The Watchmen bandwagon & Youtube rabbit holes
49:00 - Challenges as a black woman in entertainment journalism
1:07:00 - Just keep living…
1:10:00 - The dating struggle
1:18:00 - 2 years of celibacy and a engagement ring later
1:25:00 - Breakthrough through break-up
1:28:00 - Would you propose for a second time?
1:32:00 - The bridge between a man’s logic and a man’s emotions
1:37:00 - How are we going to become cooler nerds this week?

Social Media
Twitter - @coolestnerdpod
IG - @coolestnerdsintheroom
Email - coolestnerdsintheroom@gmail.com
Steph on Twitter - @StephandSec
Madblkman on Twitter - @Madblkman
Courtney on Twitter - @courtney_tezeno

Resources

Intro/Outro produced by @chaisnuclear of the Tin Clock Productions

Show Notes

This week we step outside our comfort zone with entertainment journalist, Courtney Tezeno! From journalism school to the bright lights of LA, Courtney talks about her journey as a journalist, a woman, and most importantly, a nerd from Houston who has carved out a spot for herself as one of the top 5 black female entertainment journalist under 30 in Hollywood according to Buzzfeed.

Please make sure you rate, review, and share the podcast with your friends! Your kindness helps us make the podcast better for listeners like YOU when you help get the word out!

Timestamps:
01:30 - Introduction to Courtney
04:30 - How Steph and Courtney know each other
06:30 - What makes Courtney the coolest nerd in the room?
08:00 - How pageantry brought out the best in Courtney
11:00 - Thuggin’ it out in journalism school
16:00 - Transitioning into entertainment journalism
23:00 - Courtney’s perspective on technology opening new doors for talent
24:00 - How it feels to have someone skip you in line for an opportunity
27:00 - How Courtney stays rooted
33:00 - The most surprising interviews Courtney has experienced
40:00 - How Courtney keeps her perspective fresh?
44:00 - The Watchmen bandwagon & Youtube rabbit holes
49:00 - Challenges as a black woman in entertainment journalism
1:07:00 - Just keep living…
1:10:00 - The dating struggle
1:18:00 - 2 years of celibacy and a engagement ring later
1:25:00 - Breakthrough through break-up
1:28:00 - Would you propose for a second time?
1:32:00 - The bridge between a man’s logic and a man’s emotions
1:37:00 - How are we going to become cooler nerds this week?

Social Media
Twitter - @coolestnerdpod
IG - @coolestnerdsintheroom
Email - coolestnerdsintheroom@gmail.com
Steph on Twitter - @StephandSec
Madblkman on Twitter - @Madblkman
Courtney on Twitter - @courtney_tezeno

Resources

Intro/Outro produced by @chaisnuclear of the Tin Clock Productions