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Eddie Velosa

As a creative writer for TuneIn, I was tasked with coming up with a custom podcast series for Dole® that emphasized the importance of fresh foods in our daily diets. Through research and collaboration with food experts, I created the bones of a podcast series that explored the versatility of flash-frozen foods. Below is a snapshot of the creative brief.

Each episode was curated to cover a range of topics such as meal prep, flash-freezing techniques, and nutritional value. By weaving Dole’s product offerings into the content, I aimed to establish a strong association between the brand and the concept of “convenience” when eating fresh.

I even collaborated with personalities in the food industry, including Joey Blake, Dana Hunnes, Brooke Williamson, Spike Mendelsohn, Antonia Lofaso, and Nathan Peitso. Their insights and expertise added depth and authenticity to the podcast, further enhancing its value to our audience.

The “Keepin’ It Fresh” podcast served as a testament to my ability to marry creativity with strategic brand messaging, helping to drive brand recognition and affinity.


“Keepin’ It Fresh” is a sponsored podcast series aimed at amplifying brand awareness around Dole’s premium organic frozen foods. We’ll establish credibility by talking to food experts and presenting original content that’s entertaining while invoking a convenient and nutritious mindset about frozen foods.


Underscore the importance of eating fresh and maintaining fresh food quality with an emphasis on the convenience of having frozen produce handy. Listeners should instinctively think of Dole when it comes to frozen fruits and veggies that stay fresh and never spoil.


With farmer’s markets in full swing, locally sourced produce is ripe for the picking.  Put some pep into your meal prep and tune in for pro tips on how to navigate the nutritional nuances of frozen foods. Learn how to procure, prep, and preserve your produce to achieve peak freshness all summer long.

Ep. 01: Farm to Freezer

Farmers spill the seeds on keeping fruits and veggies fresh all summer.

Ep 02: So Fresh, So Clean

Ditch the trendy crash diet and discover the basics of eating fresh.

Ep 03: Flash Frozen

Explore the subtle art of flash-freezing perishables to preserve freshness.

Ep 04: Smoothie Operator

Craft the perfect smoothie for your daily dose of peak freshness.

  • Meal Preps
  • Fresh Produce
  • Flash Freezing
  • Nutritional Value
  • Simple Smoothies
  • Shopping Lists
Dole Promos
  • Frozen Fruit
  • Smoothie Blends
  • Fruit & Veggie Blends
  • Organic Frozen Fruit
  • Smoothie Bowls
  • Dole Dippers
  • Fruits, Veggies
  • Fresh, Organic
  • Easy, Convenient
  • Energy, Nutritious
  • Clean Living
  • Fit, Healthy
Special Guests
  • Joey Blake
  • Dana Hunnes
  • Brooke Williamson
  • Spike Mendelsohn
  • Antonia Lofaso
  • Nathan Peitso

Snap Intro

Welcome to my brand new podcast “Keepin’ It Fresh” presented by Dole. This time, I’m on a mission to put some pep in your meal prep and keep you looking and feeling fresh all summer long. Tis the season for flash-freezin’!

Dole Script

Today’s episode is brought to you by Dole’s premium selection of organic frozen fruits and vegetables. Dole produce is picked to perfection and flash-frozen at the peak of freshness for ultimate nutrition and flavor. Its all-natural blends are meticulously harvested and carefully sourced from sustainable farms around the world.


Man, I gotta say, Dole makes it so easy for you. Seriously, all you have to do is toss a fistful of organic frozen fruits and veggies into a blender with some almond milk and you’re golden. Just don’t add any junk, like extra sugar or refined protein powder. That stuff’ll kill ya. But we’ll get into that during Ep. 4 when I sit down with LA Ram’s head dietitian, Joey Blake, to talk about protein shakes. He’s, shall I say, a smoothie operator. See what I did there?

Guest Intro

My first guest is a homegrown SoCal boy who’s been working on his family’s farm since he was in diapers. He’s the executive chef at Farmhouse LA and he’s going to teach you how to stockpile fresh produce from your local farmer’s market so it stays fresh forever. If that’s not keepin’ it fresh, I don’t know what is. Please welcome, Nathan Peitso.

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