Kim Lee

Episode 24: Jessica Moody, Director of Programs at Create Birmingham

Episode 24: Jessica Moody, Director of Programs at Create Birmingham

In this episode we’re talking with Jessica Moody, the Director of Programs at Create Birmingham. Create Birmingham is the only agency in the region exclusively dedicated to the economic development of Birmingham’s creative industries, including performing arts, visual arts and crafts, culture and heritage, media and film, design, and culinary arts. Jessica oversees the services Create offers in support of the city’s creative industries, including CO.STARTERS, Film Birmingham, Birmingham365, SpaceFinder, and Office Hours. She serves as a valuable resource to visiting filmmakers and incoming productions and plays a critical role in mentoring local small businesses and entrepreneurs. In addition to weekly meetings with CO.STARTERS participants, she consults with graduates regularly to help them set actionable tasks and achievable goals and take full advantage of the spectrum of CO.S graduate support services. She also represented the commercial creative sector as a member of the City of Birmingham’s Small Business Council, an advisory group to the Department of Innovation and Economic Opportunity. Jessica’s work with Create Birmingham is literally helping entrepreneurs around the city build Birmingham together! Go to to apply for the next cohort starting on September 13th. You can reach Jessica at ​​ Follow Create Birmingham: Website: Facebook: @CreateBham Instagram: @createbham Twitter: @createbham LinkedIn: Create Birmingham YouTube: Create Birmingham  Jessica’s Recommendations: Conan O’Brian Needs a Friend Podcast Smartless Podcast with Jason Bateman, Sean Hayes, & Will Arnett Profit First by Mike Michalowicz  This Episode is Sponsored by Forge Forge is a thriving coworking space in the heart of downtown Birmingham at The Pizitz Building.  If you are tired of working from home and are in need of a place to be productive as well as be surrounded by a community of entrepreneurs, schedule your tour of Forge today! Forge Availabilities: Open seating coworking, Dedicated Desk, Private Office, Conference Room Rentals, Event Space, Business Mailing Address

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