JESSICA MCDERMOTT – HOST AND PRODUCER
Born in London, Jessica headed north after school to study Visual Communication at the Glasgow School of Art. She graduated in 2008, specialising in photography, and then stayed on in Glasgow for a further four years, taking on a number of large commissions. These included a legacy project for Scottish Opera, which is now on permanent display in the Theatre Royal, Glasgow. Her work has been featured by The Guardian, Time Out, The Huffington Post, the BBC and The Photographers’ Gallery online. Her first photography book Females Of The Fringe depicts female comedians at the Edinburgh Fringe and through interviews with the performers discusses the role of gender in comedy. She has been working with co-producer Kate O’Neill since joining The OGC, in 2016. She is a great lover of podcasts, listing among her heroes Starlee Kine and Ira Glass.
KATE O’NEILL – PRODUCER
Photographer by trade, Kate has been working in the photography industry for over 10 years from shooting portrait and documentary photography to assisting fashion and fine art photographers across the UK & Ireland. Kate is Founder and Director of The OGC, an organisation that supports women in photography. She is also the co-founder of The Precursor Project , an ongoing documentary photography archive and publication.
Currently Marketing & Partnerships Manager at Metro Imaging, she is embedded at the heart of the photographic community, supporting and encouraging emerging and existing artists through talks, workshops, portfolio reviews and general yapping!
SILJE AURE – ILLUSTRATOR
Silje designed the logo for the podcast.
You can find more of her work at siljeaure.com
DANIEL DREVER – COMPOSER AND MUSICIAN
Daniel composed and performed all of the music for the podcast.
You can find more of his work at soundcloud.com/ddrever
PINDROP – SOUND ENGINEER
Pindrop mixed all of the podcast episodes.
You can find more of their work at pindrop.eu