Fed Access

  • The “first responders” of first responders

    Chris Geldart, director of DC’s Homeland Security and Emergency Management Agency, joins host Derrick Dortch and gives us a behind the scenes look at how his agency handles 911 and 311 calls in the city. January 8, 2016

  • The federal hiring market in 2015

    Talent acquisition manager Mike Bruni will discuss job trends in the federal government, the kinds of workers that agencies need, and how to land a job in what is a competitive and challenging federal market. January 1, 2016

  • The Syrian civil war and cybersecurity

    Tune into Fed Access to hear Stratfor’s Sim Tack and Tristan Reed discuss the civil war in Syria, the Syrian refugee crisis, and how governments and businesses are doing in protecting themselves from cyber attacks. December 25, 2015

  • An expert’s take on domestic and international terrorism

    Fred Burton, vice president of Intelligence for Stratfor, joins host Derrick Dortch to discuss the increase in domestic and international terrorism incidents, and what you can do to protect yourself from a terrorist attack. December 5, 2015

  • The state of small business contracting

    John Shoraka, associate administrator of Government Contracting and Business Development at the U.S. Small Business Administration, talks small business contracting with host Derrick Dortch. November 20, 2015

  • Homeland security & emergency management in DC

    Chris Geldart, director of the District of Columbia’s Homeland Security and emergency Management Agency, joins host Derrick Dortch to give us an update on the organization and the programs it has put in place to respond to natural and man made disasters in the region. November 13, 2015

  • Help for homeless vets

    Randy Brown, director of Communications for the National Coalition for Homeless Veterans, will talk about the programs and services provided by his organization to help homeless veterans. October 23, 2015

  • Prepping today’s talent for upcoming threats

    Derrick T. Dortch talks to Ron Sanders, vice president and fellow at Booz Allen Hamilton and former associate director of National Intelligence and the first Chief Human Capital Officer for the U.S. Intelligence Community. October 16, 2015

  • An update on the 2015 Kalaris Intelligence conference

    Sue Shumate with the National Geospatial Intelligence Agency and Georgetown Unviersity’s Jessica Gershuny will discuss next week’s Kalaris Intelligence Conference in Washington D.C. September 18, 2015

  • Corruption in Mexico, Boko Haram and more

    Stratfor’s Scott Stewart and Mark Schroeder join host Derrick Dortch to discuss the prison escape of Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman, immigration reform, the Boko Haram terrorist group and the reluctance of some African counties to stay as members of the International Criminal Court. July 31, 2015

  • The OPM cyber breach and the cleared community

    Evan Lesser, founder and director of ClearanceJobs.com, joins host Derrick Dortch to discuss how federal workers with security clearances have been impacted by the OPM cyber breach. He will also talk about the state of the clearance job market. July 24, 2015

  • OPM breach & cybersecurity

    Charlie Allen and Terry Roberts of the Intelligence and National Security Alliance give their thoughts on the OPM breach and what agencies can do to protect themselves from future attacks. July 3, 2015 (Encore presentation July 10, 2015)

  • Urban resilience

    Dr. Andrea Morris, director of Urban Resilience, Arlington Economic Development, Arlington County Virginia, will explain what urban resilience is, and where the field is going in the future. June 19, 2015

  • The state of the clearance job market

    Evan Lesser, founder and director for ClearanceJobs.com, will discuss the challenges that agencies are facing in filling jobs that require a security clearance. June 5, 2015