Samantha Grant is the Founder of GUSH Productions, an award-winning media production company based out of San Francisco. She is a journalist, Emmy-nominated documentary filmmaker, and educator who has produced films that range from polished traditional broadcast pieces to edgy and innovative online-only content. Samantha has over 20 years of experience working in the film, media production, and tech startup industries.
Samantha holds a BA in American studies and literature from Yale University and a master’s of journalism in cinematography and film/video production from the University of California, Berkeley.
Here’s a glimpse of what you’ll learn:
- How Samantha Grant lost her home to a fire
- How the tragedy impacted Samantha's work as a journalist
- The lessons Samantha learned from the loss of her home
- How materialism prevents you from living in the moment
- Samantha talks about her family's healing process
- How Samantha reacted to losing her phone
- Current projects Samantha’s working on
- Samantha’s book recommendations
In this episode…
What can you learn from painful memories? How can you use tragic experiences to become a better person and improve your life?
Having experienced the loss of her 15-year-old home to a tragic fire, Samantha Grant learned valuable lessons about focusing on the most important things in life. Although she lost her possessions, she still had the love of her family and community. Samantha now uses her journalism skills to help people find meaning in life, remove distractions that prevent them from enjoying the moment, and find inner peace. She also encourages people to accept help and intentionally connect with others.
In this episode of the Pillar6 Podcast, Roman Polnar interviews Samantha Grant, the Founder of GUSH Productions, about the lessons she learned from the tragic loss of her home. They also talk about materialism, the power of journaling, and her family's healing process.
Resources Mentioned in this episode
- Pillar6 Advisors
- Roman M. Polnar on LinkedIn
- GUSH Productions
- Samantha Grant on LinkedIn
- The Fire Journal Project
- Melanie Vetter on LinkedIn
- Wellfleet Circle
- Siddhartha: A Novel by Hermann Hesse
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