Hosted by Austin Staton, Jeremy Paxton and Hunter Atkins, The Weekly Brew is your source for sports, pop culture and political commentary brewed up in an hour or less.
Austin Staton – Host
Austin currently serves as a U.S. Multimedia Director + Media Affairs Specialist at BP and is the founder of The Weekly Brew Podcast. At BP, Austin serves as the primary media contact for the company’s sponsorship with the United States Olympic Committee, U.S. University Relations, BP’s Westlake Campus, the company’s diversity and inclusion programs, veterans affairs, STEM education outreach, and special projects such as the BP MS 150. He also manages the creation and production of video and graphic design content for the U.S.
Previously, Austin supported the publication of BP’s internal communication channels and contributed strong editorial skills and digital media savvy to the ongoing development of a top-notch center of digital content excellence within the U.S. digital communications team.
Prior to BP, Austin served as an athletic communications professional at Baylor and Louisiana Tech, handling day-to-day media relations duties for their various NCAA programs, and gaining a strong background in social media, marketing and brand management while working with national media outlets such as ESPN, Fox Sports and CBS College Sports.
Austin is a native of The Woodlands, Texas, and earned a political science degree from Baylor University in 2010. He currently serves as the Vice President of Professional Development for the Houston chapter of the International Association of Business Communicators.
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Jeremy Paxton – Host
Jeremy is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist Associate in practice in Houston, Texas. Jeremy earned his bachelors from Baylor University where he majored in Psychology. He went on to attend Pepperdine University where he obtained his masters in Clinical Psychology with an emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy. Jeremy has worked previously in residential and professional psychiatric facilities.
Jeremy has been with the podcast since the beginning and loves talking politics, college football, pop culture, or really anything that isn’t baseball. Jeremy is a native of Houston and connoisseur of all things Houston has to offer.
Hunter Atkins – Host
Hunter Atkins joined the Houston Chronicle in April 2016. He has written for Rolling Stone, Forbes, the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, National Geographic, Popular Science and ESPN The Magazine, among others. His assignments have ranged from an investigative article on gun violence in Chicago for Rolling Stone to the story of the world champion in competitive stair climbing for the New York Times.
He is a graduate of the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern.