Mormon Stories Question

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Mormon Stories Question

Post by moksha » Mon Sep 19, 2022 9:56 pm

What happened with Jen and Gerardo at the Mormon Stories podcast? They were replaced with John's wife. This was a major change for the show without an adequate explanation. Any clues or information would be helpful.
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Re: Mormon Stories Question

Post by sparky » Tue Sep 20, 2022 4:28 am

John did a "transparency update" episode a week or two ago where he talked about the reasons. You can find it on YouTube. He didn't mention employees specifically or the reasons they aren't there anymore, but basically he said Mormon Stories was doing too much, he and others were getting burned out, and he and the board decided they needed to cut back and rebalance things. So going forward they'll be reducing somewhat the content they're putting out in hopes of avoiding burnout in future.

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Re: Mormon Stories Question

Post by moksha » Tue Sep 20, 2022 4:43 am

sparky wrote:
Tue Sep 20, 2022 4:28 am
John did a "transparency update" episode a week or two ago where he talked about the reasons. You can find it on YouTube. He didn't mention employees specifically or the reasons they aren't there anymore, but basically he said Mormon Stories was doing too much, he and others were getting burned out, and he and the board decided they needed to cut back and rebalance things. So going forward they'll be reducing somewhat the content they're putting out in hopes of avoiding burnout in future.
Sparky, I also watched that episode, and that lead to my questions. John is still putting out many episodes, but with his wife Margi. Was the rebalance making it into a family business? What happened to his former crew?
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Re: Mormon Stories Question

Post by sparky » Tue Sep 20, 2022 6:16 am

Oh I see, didn't realize your question was prompted by that episode itself. In that case I don't have any more insight than anyone else. Hopefully it was a mutual decision.

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Re: Mormon Stories Question

Post by Red Ryder » Tue Sep 20, 2022 10:46 am

I stopped watching after season 3 so I don’t know. 😂

My guess is money and compensation don’t follow a decent return on time investment.

Perhaps like everything Mormon related, theirs a time factor in play to keep everyone’s attention span.

It’s almost like a MLM. You need a constant set of new disbelievers who can use the product in order to maintain and get laid.

Edit: I’ll keep the autocorrect typo. Ha ha ha.
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