Austin Meek

In this episode, host Austin Meek talks with local tattoo artist Lefty Colbert of Infamous Ink. They talk about the history of tattooing, his philosphy regarding the art, and the challenges his shop faced during the pandemic.


Downtown Depot - JaJa Chen

May 21, 2021

This week's guest is JaJa Chen, co-owner of Waco Cha, and a licensed therapist. Austin Meek speaks with her about live s an imigrant to the U.S., the importance of diversity, and how she and her husband put the importance of "why" over "what" when making decisions about their small business.


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Downtown Depot - Kelly Palmer

Apr 16, 2021

In this episode of Downtown Depot, Austin talks with Waco City Councilwoman Kelly Palmer (District 4) about her first year in the city council seat, how she dealt with the COVID-19 pandemic, and the female figures who inspire her daily.


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Downtown Depot - Jonathan Pokluda

Apr 2, 2021

Host Austin Meeks has a conversation with Jonathan Pokluda, head pastor of Harris Creek Baptist Church. They discuss the Christian holiday Easter, what pop culture gets right and wrong about dating, and his new book on relationships called Outdated.

  

Downtown Depot - Josh Blake

Mar 19, 2021

This week's guest on Downtown Depot is Josh Blake, C.O.O. of Wilkirson-Hatch-Bailey Funeral Home. He and host Austin Meek discuss the history of burials, how COVID-19 impacted his industry, and how growing up in Waco makes him a more empathetic and knowledgable funeral director.


Downtown Depot - Josh Blake

Mar 19, 2021

This week's guest on Downtown Depot is Josh Blake, C.O.O. of Wilkirson-Hatch-Bailey Funeral Home. He and host Austin Meek discuss the history of burials, how COVID-19 impacted his industry, and how growing up in Waco makes him a more empathetic and knowledgable funeral director.


Downtown Depot - Hannah Gore

Jan 15, 2021

On this edition of Downtown Depot,  a conversation between host Austin Meek and  Hannah Gore, owner of On The Avenue Salon. She describes the growth along Austin Avenue since she opened five years ago, how the hair biz has handled Covid, and her tips for aspiring entrepreneurs.   And this week the small business spotlight shines on Adilene Camarera of Around The World Bakery.  


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On Episode 58 of Downtown Depot, host Austin Meek interviews Bobby Tatum. As the Fire Chief for the City of Waco, Tatum explains the training required for the job, why he's championing diversity on staff and what it means to serve a community. Before that conversation, Meek sits down with Gregg Glime and Austin Hooper for updates on Waco's commercial and residential real estate sectors.