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Created by International model, Daisi Jo, Starter Model Guide is a blog, podcast, and online learning community designed to educate creatives pursuing a career in the modeling industry. Read up on casting tips, model lifestyle hacks, agency auditions, model advocacy and more below!
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Hey there! I’m Daisi Jo, founder of Starter Model Guide. I’m an International model who is both freelance and agency represented in NYC, Los Angeles, Europe and Asia. I also have an MBA and am an advocate for labor rights within the modeling industry.
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