Tomgirl With Jj Jurgens



AfterBuzz TVs TomGirl is a brand new vodcast series hosted by JJ Jurgens, covering all aspects of sports, entertainment, fashion, and adventure! Each week, tune in on TomGirl Tuesdays LIVE or listen on iTunes or any other podcast location, to find conversations with leading members of the community.


  • Ignacia Soto-Aguilar - Make-up Artist

    20/04/2022 Duração: 36min

    “If you love it, it’s worth pursuing.” Ignacia Soto-Aguilar is a Hollywood make-up artist with a plethora of credits under her belt working with some of the biggest names in entertainment on features and series such as The Hunger Games, Project Power, Vice, as well as the hit TNT series CLAWS amongst others. In this episode she’ll talk about how she turned her love of art into her career, the process for creating the looks for the characters she works on, and dish on all the go to makeup tips and tricks we’ve all been dying to know! She’ll also talk about her extraordinary watercolor painting talents and her big adventure to Banff! --- Support this podcast:

  • Jolene Bibian - Entrepreneur & Adventurer

    31/03/2022 Duração: 48min

    “Life is about living. You’re not meant to be crammed into a dark office for most of your life wishing you could be out there exploring.” Jolene Bibian is an entrepreneur and avid adventurist. When she founded her own company, Mills & Maple Insurance Solutions, she was determined to weave her love and enthusiasm for the outdoors into her business, showing that you can do both, run a successful business AND live the adventure life of your dreams. In this episode, Jolene will discuss what she’s learned starting her own business, talk about her favorite toys like her Ducati and Can-Am UTV, her favorite trips, and tell us what it’s like at some of the greatest outdoor adventure events including the Baja 1000. She is also currently training for the Rebelle Rally, the first women’s off-road navigation rally raid in the US. --- Support this podcast:

  • Mara Junot - Voiceover Actor for Fornite, Call of Duty, E!, ESPN & More

    17/03/2022 Duração: 45min

    “Ultimately you have to trust your voice. You have to trust that person who you really are when you're chilling by yourself with a glass of wine, that's what people really do connect to.” Mara Junot is a highly successful voiceover actor whose voice has been featured in numerous commercials, promos, video games, tv shows, movies and live events. You may have heard her voicing your favorite characters in Fortnite or Call of Duty, singing away as exquisite diva Laura Divine in the animated feature Fireheart, or bringing you all the action on NCAA Basketball promos for ESPN. When she began her career in voiceover, the field was dominated by men and one of her goals was to open doors and prove to producers in the industry that women can rock the mic just as hard as men. She has kicked down those doors and has since become the first woman to voice E! True Hollywood Stories and also landed a job in network news promo as the voice of The News with Shepard Smith. In this episode, Mara talks about her journey leaving

  • Gabrielle Stone - Best-Selling Author, Podcast Host & Director

    17/02/2022 Duração: 46min

    “I had to redefine what I had come to think love was.” Best-selling author, podcast host and director Gabrielle Stone is back! This time, she’s talking about her new book, “The Ridiculous Misadventures of a Single Girl,” the sequel to her ever-so-popular “Eat, Pray, #FML.” She gives the inside scoop on what fans will discover as they follow along on her latest journey and offers advice on finding your own unicorn in love. She also gives tips on solo travel and talks about her latest adventure in Thailand filled with a silent retreat, monkeys, mushrooms, and so much more! --- Support this podcast:

  • Kim Nedeau - Elite Runner, Coach & ElliptiGO World Champion

    04/11/2021 Duração: 46min

    Kim Nedeau has been a competitive runner since the age of 14. In college, she set a school record at Brown University in the 3000 meters. She went on to win a Bronze Medal as a member of the USA Mountain Running Team and just recently was crowned the winner at the 12th Annual ElliptiGO World Championships. On top of that, she owns her own coaching and injury prevention business, is a mother of 2 plus an amazing fur baby and is a self-proclaimed beer snob. In this episode, she talks about her athletic career, gives tip on reaching your fitness goals and how to keep your body healthy, why she fell in love with the ElliptiGO community, and her favorite beers! --- Support this podcast:

  • Diego Martinez - Personal Trainer

    21/10/2021 Duração: 50min

    “At the end of the day it’s being able to challenge yourself.” Diego Martinez is a former club promoter who used to have a lifestyle with lots of drinking and very little sleeping. But looking to transform his life, Diego made the decision to pursue a career in fitness and become a personal trainer. Now, he’s waking up at 3:30 am every day to meditate and prep for his day of training his clients in his group classes and one-on-one sessions.  He puts the "personal" in personal training, truly caring about his clients and building relationships while creating an incredible fitness community based on positivity in Sherman Oaks, California.   In this episode, Diego talks with host J.J. Jurgens about pursuing his passion of fitness, gives tips on building your own personal training business and offers advice on how you can finish 2021 with a strong mindset. --- Support this podcast:


    23/09/2021 Duração: 12min

    “Sometimes we need to go through that fear to remind ourselves there’s so much more to us, so much more we’re capable of, and to awaken our inner badass.” Babes in the Dirt is a ladies only off-road riding community created for women to go on riding adventures and campouts together. When they partner with MotoVentures, a rider training school located on 350 acres in Anza, California for a weekend training camp, well, you know it’s going to be epic! In this episode, host J.J. Jurgens takes you along for the ride as she shares what went down at the camp. From the new skills they learned, to the fears they faced, to the friendships they made, it was one very special weekend. If you’ve ever had an interest in dirt bike riding, or if there’s something else you’ve always wanted to do but have been too scared to try, this episode will get you in gear to go after it! --- Support this podcast:

  • Jeff Hester - Hiker, Backpacker & Adventurer

    09/09/2021 Duração: 47min

    Jeff Hester is a hiker, backpacker, and adventurer. While preparing to thru-hike the John Muir Trail, he had the idea to create the SoCal Hiker blog to document his preparation. Now, it has grown into an adventurers’ community and offers detailed guides and tips for the best hiking trails throughout Southern California and the Western United States. He also started the epic Six-Pack of Peak Challenges and is a host on the Almost There Adventure Podcast. In this episode, Jeff shares some of his favorite hiking stories, gives tips on essential gear to bring on your hikes, reveals what it means when you find “trail magic", and gives advice to others wanting to create adventure blogs. --- Support this podcast:

  • Loretta Abrams - LA Sparks Account Executive & Entrepreneur

    12/08/2021 Duração: 30min

    “You have to be determined. You have to have tough skin. And you have to be ok with a no.” -Loretta Abrams Born and raised in Baton Rouge, Loretta Abrams grew up thinking she was going to pursue a career in the fashion world. But the sports world got ahold of her and she quickly found her true passion. Loretta has worked for the Houston Rockets, Houston Comets, New York Liberty and is currently an Account Executive for the 3-Time WNBA National Champion Los Angeles Sparks. A true hustler, she’s also an entrepreneur with various side projects enhancing the lives of athletes and dreamers. In this episode, Loretta discusses her work with the Sparks including their 7th Annual #WeAreWomen Event that recognizes women and girls who are making an impact in the community. She also offers tips and advice for landing a job in the sports world and standing out from the crowd. --- Support this podcast:

  • Beverley Huynh - Costume Designer & Voice for Diversity in Hollywood

    14/05/2021 Duração: 48min

    “Be fearless and just get creative. Just have fun. Don’t let normality or trendsetting guide you too much.” - Beverley Huynh Growing up in Vancouver, Beverley Huynh had dreams of being the next Vera Wang. Her parents on the other hand, wanted her to pursue a more traditional job, not in the arts. After securing her “Plan B” in the financial world, she knew it was time to go after her “Plan A” with all of her heart. Her vision, dedication, and passion paid off. Now, Beverley is a costume designer whose work can be seen in many popular television shows and films, including Van Helsing, Flash, Arrow and The 100. She is passionate about the art of creating characters and story with fabric, fine delicate details, the development of textile, technology and much more. She has endured many obstacles along the way, one of which is often being the only woman in the room, and the only woman of color in the room. She is a tremendous advocate for continuing to push for diversity in Hollywood, and with May being AAPI (Asia

  • Tera Moody - Former Pro Marathon Runner & ElliptiGO Enthusiast

    07/05/2021 Duração: 54min

    “I think it’s so important to have that confidence regardless whether you have an off day, whether you have a bad day, whether a coach says you can’t. You need to know in your heart that you can.” -Tera Moody Tera Moody is a former pro marathon runner. As a young girl growing up just outside of Chicago, she competed in all kinds of sports. Then one day she decided she wanted to be like her older brother and be a runner. Well, she wouldn’t become just any runner. Tera would go on to be a two-time State Champ in the mile and run on a championship cross-country team in high school. In college, she competed for the Colorado Buffaloes cross country and track teams, winning the Big 12 title in the 10,000 meters  and running on the NCAA champion cross-country team as a sophomore. In 2008, she finished fifth in the U.S. Olympic Marathon trials and continued to compete in many more. In 2009, she competed in the World Championships finishing 28th and was the third American. In 2011, she again represented Team USA

  • Geo Santini - Writer, Director & Content Creator

    22/04/2021 Duração: 47min

    Since his early days in Queens, Geo Santini has always had a passion for movies and music. Once he discovered he could combine his love of both into a career, he found his true calling. Geo began producing music videos for various artists. Then, wanting the chance to pursue his filmmaking dreams, he packed his bags and headed west to Los Angeles. In 2010 his feature film “Hotel California” was released and he’s been creating more work ever since. He launched an online comedy group and platform that produced over 200 videos, the viral web series Geo’s Pizza” and the Amazon series “Borderline”. He recently released the film “After The Reign,” which he wrote, directed and played the lead outrageous character, Lil Tito. Geo is definitely a man not afraid to wear many hats in the entertainment industry with an intense drive to keep creating new content. In this episode, Geo shares his journey, lessons he’s learned along the way, and offers advice to those looking to pursue a career in filmmaking. --- Support th

  • Craig DeLeon - Composer

    24/03/2021 Duração: 48min

    Bronx-born Craig DeLeon has been composing original music since he first heard Prince’s “I Wanna Be Your Lover” at age 8. Now, he just finished scoring Sia’s Golden Globe nominated feature film Music and the Showtime documentary Supervillian: The Making of Tekashi 6ix9ine. Craig lets us in on the creative process behind these two projects and shares insights from his professional journey. From starting his career at Propaganda films as an assistant to director Spike Jonze creating concepts for music videos, to composing music in the advertising world and winning a CLIO for his Apple TV ad campaign, to scoring numerous films and documentaries, Craig has made an incredible career out of that sweet, sweet music. --- Support this podcast:

  • Brittney Castro - Founder & CEO of Financially Wise Inc. Breaking Glass Ceilings

    12/11/2020 Duração: 38min

    Brittney Castro is a finance guru who is breaking glass ceilings and paving the way for a different kind of financial consultant. She infuses her own unique personality into her company Financially Wise Inc., a Los Angeles-based financial planning and education firm whose mission is to teach individuals and couples the art of managing their finances in a thoughtful and proactive way.  Brittney is a noted financial expert and a go-to resource for national media outlets and platforms including CNN, CNBC, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Glamour, Elle, Entrepreneur, Woman’s World, and many more. In this episode,  Brittney talks about how she started her own business and the lessons she's learned along the way, gives tips to entrepreneurs wanting to grow their businesses, and offers a little financial advice to help get us all through this pandemic. She also opens up about how meditation and a little dancing help her balance it all.  --- Support this podcast:

  • Kirileigh Jones - Artist

    04/09/2020 Duração: 44min

    Kirileigh Jones is an artist whose beautiful artwork can be seen on the sides of buildings in cities across the U.S. The former college soccer player and Lululemon employee found her calling when she turned her flair for designing nail art into creating giant, vibrant murals. In this episode, Kirileigh discusses finding her passion, gets real about battling anxiety and self-limiting beliefs, and gives business tips for artists including her mantra, “practice makes permanent.” And yes, she still gets discounts on those Lululemon leggings. --- Support this podcast:

  • Nicole Leier - Actor, Producer, Director & Activist Talks Overcoming Adversity & The Black Lives Matter Movement

    16/07/2020 Duração: 52min

    "In the face of adversity you have to be strong and you have to be bold. I don't think we have the choice not to be anymore." -Nicole Leier We're back with a brand new episode and this one will truly inspire you! Nicole Leier is an award-winning actor, producer, director and activist. At the age of 13, she made the decision to leave a difficult home environment and set her sights on pursuing her acting dreams. Her grit and determination have landed her numerous roles, including one alongside Nicolas Cage in A Score To Settle for which she has just been nominated for a Leo Award. The role was originally written for a man, but she went in and asked for it. She also has her own production company, Black Tree Pictures, where she is able to produce projects she is passionate about. Nicole talks about the challenges she has faced being both a female and a woman of color in the industry. She is using her voice and platform for change, engaging in discussions about racism and the Black Lives Matter Movement. --- S

  • Alyshia Ochse - Actor, Bestselling Author, Podcast Host & Star of #FreeRayShawn

    12/03/2020 Duração: 56min

    Joining the show this week is Alyshia Ochse, a Los Angeles-based actress, bestselling author, podcast host, entrepreneur, mother and wife. She discusses her role in Antoine Fucqua’s new series #FreeRayShawn, her book “Life Lessons,” and how she’s using her lessons to help others find self-fulfillment. We also dive into her podcast, That One Audition, where she interviews her guests about their journey as an actor and the moment when their career took off. Alyshia even shares her own personal story of that one audition she had, you know, the one where she farted. You’ll want to hear this story for sure! --- Support this podcast:

  • Saveria Tilden - Founder & CEO of AdventurUs Women

    05/03/2020 Duração: 44min

    Attention adventure seekers! This episode is for you! Saveria Tilden is the Founder & CEO of AdventurUs Women, a company that offers adventures created by women for women. Saveria talks about answering the call of the wild and leaving behind her corporate job to pursue her passion, her mission to get more women out exploring the outdoors, her new podcast the Almost There Adventure Podcast, oh and those Ironman Triathlons she's also completed in her spare time. Plus, she's giving TomGirl listeners $200 off her upcoming Escape Adventures all month long! Go to or Eventbrite to register and enter the code TOMGIRL200 at checkout. --- Support this podcast:

  • Gabrielle Stone-Author of Eat, Pray, #FML on Self-Love & Solo Travel

    27/02/2020 Duração: 44min

    She's baaaack! Since February is love month,  the hilarious author of Eat, Pray, #FML Gabrielle Stone returns to talk about love, relationships, and finally understanding what self-love truly means. She gives tips on forgiveness, not putting up walls, and truly seeing yourself so you are open and ready for new love to enter your life. She also discusses her new audio book, film projects, and her solo trip to Southeast Asia and why everyone needs to book that solo vacation pronto! --- Support this podcast:

  • Cynthia Escorcia-Orlando Magic Marketing Team Member

    21/02/2020 Duração: 21min

    If you've dreamed of working for your favorite sports team, listen up!  Cynthia Escorcia works for the Orlando Magic as part of their Live Entertainment Marketing Team. In this episode, she'll talk about how she landed the job, give you a glimpse inside a typical game day, reveal what skills are important in the industry, and offer advice for going after that sports gig.  --- Support this podcast:

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