Ep. 17: Looking Through The Humorous Lens

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Writer and comedian, Naveen Richard, joins host Varun Duggirala to discuss his writing process and finding his source material, being a writer for a web series and integrating brands into it, why everyone must attend a stand-up workshop, tongue cleaners and more.

Talk to Varun on Twitter - @dailydement

You can listen to this show and other awesome shows on the IVM Podcast App on Android: https://ivm.today/android or iOS: https://ivm.today/ios

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Ep. 16: Culture Curation, Music & What Lies Beyond

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Nirmika Singh, Executive Editor of Rolling Stone India joins host Varun Duggirala for a riveting conversation. They talk about:
- The importance of understanding various nuances to be a music journalist
- The rise of Indian hip-hop
- How the music industry has changed over the years
- Managing being a leader, journalist, poet, and musician among other roles
- Creating a space that's conducive to more women leaders
- What inspires her
and more!

Talk to Varun on Twitter - @dailydement

You can listen to this show and other awesome shows on the IVM Podcast App on Android: https://ivm.today/android or iOS: https://ivm.today/ios

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Ep. 15: The Untapped Potential Of Sports Media

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Gaurav Kapur, widely known as the TV presenter, and also the Founder of Oaktree Creative Solutions, joins host Varun Duggirala. The former Channel V alumni talks about his journey to becoming a sports presenter, why creators need to be taking more risks, what we're not making enough of in sports content, ego management, the idea behind his YouTube show, Breakfast With Champions, and more.

Talk to Varun on Twitter - @dailydement

You can listen to this show and other awesome shows on the IVM Podcast App on Android: https://ivm.today/android or iOS: https://ivm.today/ios

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Ep. 14: The Bridge Between Platforms & Brands

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The evolution for media companies is far beyond their box. Their growth now lies outside it. There are not only platforms for content but also companies that are better positioned to engage in multi-industry collaborations - companies that have the true pulse of the market culture they cater to. One such company is Times Bridge, of Times Group.

Viral Jani, Senior Vice President, Investment Operations at Times Bridge, joins host Varun Duggirala on this week's episode to discuss all the intriguing things Times Bridge does, the importance of having a deep understanding of the Indian consumer for international companies and how media organizations are evolving into more than just the rudimentary.

Talk to Varun on Twitter - @dailydement

You can listen to this show and other awesome shows on the IVM Podcast App on Android: https://ivm.today/android or iOS: https://ivm.today/ios

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Ep. 13: A Conversation About Conversations

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Amit Doshi and Kavita Rajwade, Founder and Co-Founder of IVM Podcasts joins host Varun Duggirala, Co-Founder and Content Chief at The Glitch, to discuss the future of podcasting. They talk about how IVM Podcasts came into existence, the way brands can take advantage of this medium and how content consumption is changing at a rapid pace.

Talk to Varun on Twitter - @dailydement

You can listen to this show and other awesome shows on the IVM Podcast App on Android: https://ivm.today/android or iOS: https://ivm.today/ios

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Ep. 12: Bringing Structure To Creativity

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On this Valentine's Day edition, Varun Duggirala is joined by Pooja Jauhari, his wife, who's also CEO of The Glitch. They talk about how they met, how to make relationships work in the workplace, Pooja's role at The Glitch and how she's brought in structure to the creative agency.

Talk to Varun on Twitter - @dailydement

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Ep. 11: Why Engineers Excel At Creativity

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Shreyas Srinivasan, Founder & CEO of Insider, joins host Varun Duggirala (who's also his batchmate from engineering college), on this week's episode. They discuss how technology has been a large force to alter the media, content and advertising landscape and how it's changed the way we interact with content.

They also answer burning questions like why there are so many engineers in the creative space.

Talk to Varun on Twitter - @dailydement

You can listen to this show and other awesome shows on the IVM Podcast App on Android: https://ivm.today/android or iOS: https://ivm.today/ios

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Ep. 10: Understanding IP & Creative Rights

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In today's era of creativity, having someone to advise you on the complexities and realities of your rights is a requisite. As a creator, you ought to understand the fundamentals of copyright, piracy, intellectual property and licensing.

Join Priyanka Khimani, Founder & Partner, Anand & Anand & Khimani along with host Varun Duggirala as they discuss the importance of seeking legal counsel as a creator.

Talk to Varun on Twitter - @dailydement

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Ep. 09: Crowdfunding For Creators

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Traditionally, creators haven't faced as much of a creative block as they have a monetary block. With the advent of crowdfunding platforms, the consumer helps fund the content they want to consume. It's patronage that helps enrich the arts. In this evolving landscape, companies like Wishberry are players to watch.

Anshulika Dubey, Co-Founder and COO of Wishberry joins host Varun Duggirala, Co-Founder and Content Chief at The Glitch to talk about what Wishberry does, the evolution of branded content, the difference between the perspective of the west and Indians when it comes to crowdfunding, and more.

Talk to Varun on Twitter - @dailydement

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Ep. 08: The Editorial Landscape & The Cultural Filter

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Today, content is all-encompassing and brands need to be part of relevant content that's both credible yet engaging. And that's why the word 'journalist' is too narrow to describe the editorial landscape.

Tune in to this fun and free-wheeling conversation with Editor-in-Chief of Vice India, Rituparna Som and host Varun Duggirala who discuss how the definition of journalism evolved, Vice's cultural ethos, finding work-life balance in the media space and more.

Talk to Varun on Twitter - @dailydement

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Ep. 07: Live Events 101

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Roshan Abbas has worn many hats over the years - whether it's radio, television, his company Geometry Encompass, Kommune or the SpokenFest. On this episode, he paints a picture in the theatre of our minds about how you can sell a dream, and dives into the world of live events with host Varun Duggirala.

Talk to Varun on Twitter - @dailydement

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Ep. 06: Wrapping Up 2018 in Advertising

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2018 has been an interesting and transitional year - a year that has defined many aspects of the advertising and media space.

To look back at the year that was and the year that 2019 will be, Karthik Nagarajan, Chief Content Officer at Wavemaker joins Varun Duggirala, Co-Founder and Content Chief and The Glitch.

You can follow Karthik's new show, The Filter Koffee Podcast here: http://ivmpodcasts.com/the-filter-koffee

Talk to Varun on Twitter - @dailydement

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Ep. 05: Marrying Brands with Creators

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While we are surrounded by creators, there are also those who have built the ecosystems around them, to help grow, encourage and amplify their message and content.

Varun Duggirala, Co-Founder and Content Chief at The Glitch is joined by Sagar Gokhale, COO, Qyuki to talk about marrying brands with creators, what Qyuki does, discovering exceptional talent through media platforms, and more.

Talk to Varun on Twitter - @dailydement

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Ep. 04: When Audio Is On The Rise, You Monetize

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When you look around, everyone has earphones plugged in. It makes you wonder, what are they listening to? Is it just music, or is there a whole other medium that has been growing and expanding?

Varun Duggirala, Co-Founder and Content Chief at The Glitch is joined by Vinodh Bhat, Co-Founder, President & Chief Strategy Officer at JioSaavn to talk about the audio streaming platform's origin story, how they worked with over 200 brands, the top song of 2018, how did their partnership with Jio materialise and where is it going from here, how the podcast industry is going to evolve and more.

Talk to Varun on Twitter - @dailydement

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Ep. 03: The blurred line between PR & Digital Marketing

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What's the deal with PR in the digital age? How have the lines blurred between what PR agencies have traditionally done and end up doing now?

Varun Duggirala, Co-Founder and Content Chief at The Glitch is joined by Akshaara Lalwani, CEO of Communicate India. She clears the air about the preconceived notions people tend to have about PR, influencer marketing, and other aspects about the industry. They also talk about crisis management, and a list of things you should never have in your LinkedIn bio, among other things.

Talk to Varun on Twitter - @dailydement

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Ep. 02: Chaos is Good

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How is traditional advertising getting swept away in this new age of digital disruption?

Varun Duggirala, Co-Founder and Content Chief at The Glitch is joined by Kunal Jeswani, CEO of Ogilvy India, who's spent over 20 years in the industry. They talk about how advertising has changed, both from a legacy and agency perspective, Ogilvy's secret sauce and its evolution over the years, and also address the looming 'adpocalypse'.

Talk to Varun on Twitter - @dailydement

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Ep. 01: The Glitch in the System

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How does breaking the rules work in your favour? Find out from two men who had no background in advertising and are now Co-Founders of one of India's most successful creative agencies.

Varun Duggirala, Co-Founder and Content Chief at The Glitch is joined by his partner, Rohit Raj, Co-Founder and Creative Chief at The Glitch, to talk about how serendipity has played a key role in their journey, why they named their company 'The Glitch', our evolving consumption patterns and answer the critical question, 'Is advertising really dead?'

Talk to Varun on Twitter - @dailydement

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Ep. 00: Introduction

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Advertising has a bad name, it's often perceived as that one thing which we can't wait to skip or block. But is that all its about? Because if you listen to all the conversation around it, it's end-game advertising!! Well, all is not what meets the eye and while this is a time of extreme change for the advertising industry fueled by a large amount of Flux in the content and media industries.This might be the one time when advertising is growing beyond what anyone can imagine.
So to dig deeper into this mystery box that is the world of advertising, we are launching a brand new podcast with Varun Duggirala, co-founder and content chief at The Glitch.

Each week, host Varun will discuss the changes and developments in the business of advertising, branding, content, media and a whole range of issues that exist within the industry. Episodes out every Tuesday, starting 27th November.