[Podcast] Ep30: ‘Empire’ Editor Joe Leonard

In this episode I have a conversation with editor Joe Leonard who is the lead editor on the show Empire on FOX. He is also a member of my latest challenge group (as well as my edit suite neighbor on Empire), and we discuss what it means to start a challenge group, the health obstacles he faces every day as a high level episodic editor, and how we adapt to become healthier without giving up time with our families.

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If you prefer to read the interview, click here to view the transcript.

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This episode was executive produced by Kanen FlowersWe are a member of the THAT STUDIO podcast network.

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Zack Arnold (ACE) is an award-winning Hollywood film editor (Cobra Kai, Empire, Burn Notice, Unsolved, Glee), a documentary director, father of 2, and the creator of the Optimize Yourself program. Zack helps ambitious creative professionals and entrepreneurs overcome procrastination, depression, and creative burnout so they can get sh*t done and achieve the most meaningful goals in their lives...without sacrificing their sanity in the process. If you’re interested in learning how to better manage your time, your energy, and develop ninja-like focus, download Zack’s “Ultimate Guide to Optimizing Your Creativity (And Avoiding Burnout).”

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