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19 Be your own evangelist.

Jason Flom, CEO of Lava Records and founding board member of the Innocence Project, takes criminal justice reform to the airwaves with Wrongful Conviction.

“I love a microphone, and I love to talk,” Jason Flom says, laughing. The 56-year-old head of Lava Records—who helped launch the careers of Katy Perry, Kid Rock, Lorde, and many others—has a voice that will be familiar to anyone who listens to Wrongful Conviction, the podcast Flom created and hosts.

But for a man

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