Posts Tagged: radio

Congress and the Federal Worker

Federal employees have many concerns on their plate in terms of Congress and the federal budget, including: What will happen with federal pay in 2015 following the 1% increases in 2014? Will Congress pass a debt limit increase? How will the president’s State of the Union promise to use more Executive Orders play out? Ken… Read more »

Millennial feds — Let your voice be heard!

Hi GovLoop community — This is my first post on the site and I need your help! I’m a digital writer/editor with Federal News Radio. Many of you might know Mike Causey, Federal News Radio’s long-time columnist and trenchant observer of the federal workforce. He’s going on vacation next week, and he’s asked me to… Read more »

The Emergency Communications Catalyst: Social Media Meets Amateur Radio

I recently wrote on the coming of age of the “Digital Public Information Officer (PIO)” and how social media, digital volunteers, and organization is key. (Find the original posting here: Considerations for the Digital Public Information Officer) This sparked a lot of great conversation across the Social Media in Emergency Management (SMEM) community and a… Read more »

Conducting Media Interviews: Ten Tips

Speaking to the news media can always be a tricky business, especially if you are not an official government communicator, former journalist, or have other expertise in the area of media relations and strategic communications. Therefore, these tips should be useful if and when you must face the “Beast” — particularly, if you’re conducting your… Read more »

Federal Employee Engagement: Keys to Mission Success

In an era of shrinking budgets and increasing demands for high-quality services, productivity improvement is critical to performance outcomes. How can public-sector organizations meet fiscal requirements while sustaining effective performance levels? Tune-in to FedCentral today on WFED 1500AM at 10am to hear David Dye, Director, Federal Human Capital, Deloitte Consulting LLP and John M. Palguta,… Read more »

GPO turns 150 – Check out our special series!

The Government Printing Office turned 150 years old this year. Did you know, GPO actually opened the day President Lincoln was inaugurated? Federal News Radio has put together a cool multimedia series looking at GPO’s history. Web editor and fellow GovLooper Jolie Lee was responsible for the project and it turned out great! Definitely be… Read more »

Technology, Innovation, and the Future of Government

I had the opportunity recently to take Dream Talk Radio to Silicon Valley, for a very interesting conversation and multi-media event about e-government. E-government is the idea that advances in technology and information processing can be applied to help local, state, and national agencies be more efficient, responsive, and effective in the process of governing…. Read more »

CB2: Who’s Trapped Inside? IPS Has the Answer

When a gunman entered Discovery Channel headquarters with a list of demands, our attention shifted from a strengthening Hurricane Earl to the safety of those people inside the building. How many are still inside? Where are they? Are they safe? While we may be better prepared for building-wide crises after 9/11 and tragedies like Virginia… Read more »

Listen to the Federal News Radio Book Club re DRIVE

If you happened to miss the Federal News Radio Book Club “meeting” about Daniel Pink’s thoughtful book, DRIVE: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us… You can listen online… A special thanks our discussion group… author Daniel Pink… Tim McManus from the Partnership for Public Service… Mr. Govloop himself Steve Ressler… and my co-anchor, Amy… Read more »