Distinctively Dana



Distinctively Dana is a podcast featuring musings on pop culture and living in the age of digital hosted by Dana Jones, an experienced social media and digital marketing professional. The goal is to share perspectives on current trends and how social media has changed the world.


  • Favorite Things from SBLIV

    05/02/2020 Duration: 28min

    As a marketer, I always look forward to ads from the big game. This week, I talk about my favorite moments from SBLIV because let’s be honest, the ads make the game.  

  • adidas x Ivy Park Marketing

    21/01/2020 Duration: 22min

    This episode walks through the marketing role out for Beyonce’s IvyPark. I’m sharing my favorite things and not so favorite aspects of the marketing and shopping experience. 

  • Cheer

    14/01/2020 Duration: 32min

    Like a lot of people, I binge watched the new docu-series Cheer on Netflix. Here are a few of my favorite and not so favorite things about it. 

  • State of Digital in 2020

    07/01/2020 Duration: 23min

    I’ve been working in the digital marketing space for the last twelve years. Isn’t that wild that digital marketing has been around that long (and technically, even longer). Time really flies. Technology moves fast as well. This episode is focused from the perspective of working in the industry. Here’s what I’m thinking about when it comes to the year ahead. 

  • The Resistance

    31/12/2019 Duration: 22min

    There’s nothing worse than trying to step it up but feeling like everything but the kitchen sink is in your way. This episode talks all about breaking through the resistance to persevere.

  • The Rise of Skywalker

    23/12/2019 Duration: 22min

    On my watchlist for Disney+, I put that I really wanted to see all of the Star Wars movies. The Rise of Skywalker is the ninth and final movie in the Skywalker series of nine movies. I saw it in 3D in theaters. This episode talks about my thoughts on the series as a whole, and has spoilers for the latest Star Wars film.  

  • 2019 Favorites

    19/12/2019 Duration: 28min

    On this episode, I’m talking about all of my favorites from the past year. Movies, memes, music and more. 

  • Importance of Having a Tribe

    10/12/2019 Duration: 17min

    I'm talking about four reasons why we all need a tribe. Listen to find out how to find your tribe. You need it, trust me!

  • Cyber Monday

    02/12/2019 Duration: 18min

    Fourteen years of Cyber Monday! This episode talks about the history of it, data around how it started and getting the best results out of your shopping days. 

  • Into the Unknown

    26/11/2019 Duration: 23min

    I saw Frozen 2 and I have so many thoughts. Listen to this episode about the evolution of the Disney Renaissance plots, impact of the film, favorite parts and self exploration journeys. 

  • Thanksgiving Soul Food

    18/11/2019 Duration: 25min

    Feeling like The Grinch of Thanksgiving? This week, I’m sharing all of the things that I enjoy during the Thanksgiving season. From commercials to movies and memes.  Mentioned Shirley Caesar meme - #UNameitChallenge featuring part of her song “Hold my Mule”. #ThanksgivingClapback Master of None - Thanksgiving episode S2 E8  Gossip Girl - Blair Waldorf Must Pie S1 E9 The Patti Pie Review by James Wright  Thanksgiving playlist Publix Thanksgiving commercials  Trader Joe’s fall food displays 

  • Disney+ Watchlist

    12/11/2019 Duration: 25min

    Today is the day! Disney+ is here. On this episode, I'm sharing my watchlist and talking about the streaming industry past, present and future. 

  • National Singles Day 1111

    10/11/2019 Duration: 25min

    Did you know that 1111 is National Singles Day? These days, we are dating using apps and sometimes the bios are using words I've never heard of. We’re all in this together though and this specific episode is going to talk about all of the lingo and new words that we have to learn in order to keep up. Resources Urban Dictionary NipTuck The Kinsey Scale Ty Dolla $ign - Zaddy

  • Terminator: Past, Present, Future

    06/11/2019 Duration: 30min

    Just saw Terminator: Dark Fate. This podcast talks about the movie series impact on popular culture, ranks them best to worst and covers past, present, future of the franchise. 

  • Jesus is King Musings

    03/11/2019 Duration: 23min

    Thoughts on the Kanye album Jesus is King and how faith, hope and religion are all around us.  Mentioned this episode:   Lauryn Hill - MTV Unplugged 2.0 Madonna - Like a Prayer Saved! 2004 movie  Parable of the Prodigal Son: Luke 15:11–32 in the Bible  The Simpsons - Bart Sells His Soul Shirley Caesar - I Remember Mama

  • The Power of Journaling

    25/10/2019 Duration: 23min

    Journaling is a really insightful and powerful tool for reflection. Do you journal? This week's episode uncovers some reasons why you should consider it. 

  • Shift Your Dating Mindset

    13/10/2019 Duration: 14min

    How to adjust your thinking when it comes to the dating process.  The Game of Desire https://amzn.to/2IPrwO6 Love Between Equals https://amzn.to/2VEM1Cf Boundaries https://amzn.to/33qhECa Music mentioned Truth Hurts - Lizzo  Imagine - Ariana Grande

  • Career Cul-de-sac

    06/10/2019 Duration: 29min

    How to take action when it feels like your career has momentum but isn’t moving in the direction that you want it to. 

  • The Brainstorm Phase

    29/09/2019 Duration: 22min

    Do you have a list of ideas that you want to develop? A brainstorm but no end results? This episode talks about four ways to overcome what holds you back from moving ideas forward.

  • Big Reputation

    15/11/2017 Duration: 25min

    Reputation is out and I share my thoughts on the rollout and album. I also talk about safe spaces and going where you are loved, valued and supported. 

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