Through insightful and entertaining profiles, ONWARD highlights thought-provoking work that presents emerging new paradigms for Education, Business, Health, Environment, Technology, and other core elements of our culture.
The art of tea provides an anchor for conversation as ritual practice of intentionally slowing down, and cultivating meaningful connections.
Each episode contains both a short (~4’) online video profile and an extended 30-45’ podcast interview.
Season one: Six episodes, March-August 2015
Format: ~4’ Video + ~45’ Extended Podcast per episode.
Production: Pro HD video and audio with hip, minimalist aesthetics
Tone: Thought provoking, in depth, personal, authentic
Tea: Conversations anchored around drinking a type of tea
Metrics: To build a community of 1,000+ subscribers per episode in season one, engaged in conversation around the topics presented
Target Demographic: Highly connected Gen Z + Millennials
ONWARD is hosted and curated by Brian D. Edgar, Director of Media and Education at Kumu. Brian holds a PhD in Education from Stanford University, where he taught in the Science, Technology and Society program. Brian is a founding member of the Urban Assembly School for Law and Justice in Brooklyn, New York.