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Wonder: My new podcast idea

For about a year, I’ve been thinking of creating a podcast. Several years ago, I received voice over training and made a commercial demo. I took a podcasting class through the DC Public Library in October. I’ve got all of the software and hardware that I need to get going. What I’ve been needing is the time, space, and an idea to make it happen. And now, those three stars have aligned and I want to run the idea by you for your feedback.

So here’s the idea: what if I invited a person or small group of people who are interesting and interested over to my house, made a meal, and let the conversation flow around a specific topic? And what if by listening to the podcast you would have a seat at the table, too, to hear everything that’s said? The conversation might go in any number of directions. It could be about about food, art, music, politics, a news event, society, fashion, technology, science, media, medicine, health, education, travel, books, movies, the past, the present, or the future. Or all of those things combined. Would you listen? Would you be a guest at the table and on the show?

Possible names might be:
– A Seat at the Table
– Sunday Dinner
– Sunday Night Dinner Party
– Breaking Bread

What do you think?

About Christa Avampato

The short of it: Writer. Health, education, and art advocate. Theater and film producer. Visual artist. Product geek. Proud alumnae of the University of Pennsylvania (BA) and the Darden School of Business at the University of Virginia (MBA). Inspired by ancient wisdom & modern tech. Proliferator of goodness. Opener of doors. Friend to animals. Fan of creative work in all its wondrous forms. I use my business skills to create passion projects that build a better world. I’ve been called the happiest New Yorker, and I try hard to live up to that title every day. The long of it: My career has stretched across Capitol Hill, Broadway theatre, education, nonprofit fundraising, health and wellness, and Fortune 500 companies in retail, media, entertainment, technology, and financial services. I’ve been a product developer and product manager, theater manager, strategic consultant, marketer, voice over artist, , teacher, and fundraiser. I use my business and storytelling to support and sustain passion projects that build a better world. In every experience, I’ve used my sense of and respect for elegant design to develop meaningful products, services, programs, and events. While building a business career, I also built a strong portfolio as a journalist, novelist, freelance writer, interviewer, presenter, and public speaker. My writing has appeared in The Washington Post, The Huffington Post,,, Royal Media Partners publications, and The Motley Fool on a wide range of topics including business, technology, science, health, education, culture, and lifestyle. I have also been an invited speaker at SXSW, Teach for America, Avon headquarters, Games for Change, NYU, Columbia University, Hunter College, and the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America. The first book in my young adult book series, Emerson Page and Where the Light Enters, was acquired by a publisher and launched in November 2017. I’m currently working on the second book in the series. A recovering multi-tasker, I’m equally at home in front of my Mac, on my yoga mat, walking my rescue dog, Phineas, traveling with a purpose, or practicing the high-art of people watching. I also cut up small bits of paper and put them back together as a collage artist. My company: I’m bringing together all of my business and creative career paths as the Founder of Double or Nothing Media: • I craft products, programs, and projects that make a difference; • I build the business plans that make what I craft financially sustainable; • I tell the stories that matter about the people, places, and products that inspire me. Follow my adventures on Twitter at and Instagram at


4 thoughts on “Wonder: My new podcast idea

  1. What great idea. Perhaps the listeners could be having their own dinner at same time.


    Posted by creationsbysandy | July 6, 2016, 7:09 am
  2. Great Idea! I like Breaking Bread.


    Posted by Ken Brown | July 8, 2016, 8:45 am

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