Fed Access

  • Whistleblower protections & more

    Debra D’Agostino, founding partner of The Federal Practice Group, joins host Derrick Dortch on this week’s Fed Access to discuss whistleblower protections for federal employees, and how to navigate the security clearance process in the federal government. April 28, 2017

  • A clearance job market update

    What is the state of the clearance job market in 2017? Find out this week on Fed Access when host Derrick Dortch speaks with Evan Lesser, president of ClearanceJobs.com. April 21, 2017

  • Confronting terrorism & cyber attacks

    What is the federal government doing to combat terrorism and cyber threats? Find out this week on Fed Access when host Derrick Dortch speaks with Fred Burton, chief security officer at Stratfor. April 14, 2017

  • Black history & the National Park Service

    Dr. Joy Kinard, superintendent of the Charles Young Buffalo Soldiers National Monument, joins host Derrick Dortch on this week’s Fed Access to discuss national park historic sites that highlight the contributions of African Americans. February 24, 2017

  • AFGE’s take on pay and hiring freezes

    J. David Cox, national president of AFGE, joins host Derrick Dortch on this week’s Fed Access to discuss federal workers will be affected by pay and hiring freezes imposed by President Donald Trump. February 3, 2017

  • The Army’s Soldier for Life – Transition Assistance Program

    Col. Walter Herd, director of the Soldier for Life Transition Assistance Program, joins host Derrick Dortch on this week’s Fed Access to discuss how his organization helps transitioning Army soldiers prepare for civilian careers. January 20, 2017

  • The clearance jobs market in 2017

    Evan Lesser, president of ClearanceJobs.com, joins host Derrick Dortch on this week’s Fed Access to discuss job opportunities in 2017 for workers with security clearances. January 6, 2016

  • Wreaths across America

    Col. Jane Davies and Lt. Col. Paul Cianciolo with the Civil Air Patrol join host Derrick Dortch on this week’s Fed Access to discuss Saturday’s Wreaths Across America event, and the mission of the organization. December 16, 2016

  • The EPA’s Safer Choice program

    What is the EPA’s Safer Choice program? Find out this week on Fed Access when host Derrick Dortch speaks with Clive Davies, chief of Design for the Environment Program at the EPA. December 9, 2016

  • The next phase of cyber crime

    Author and security expert Marc Goodman joins Derrick Dortch on this week’s Fed Access to discuss cybersecurity , and how newly emerging technologies are changing the cyber threat landscape. December 2, 2016

  • What will a Trump presidency mean for the federal government?

    When President-elect Donald Trump takes office in January 2017, what does that mean for the federal government? Find out on this week on Fed Access when Government Executive Staff Correspondent Eric Katz joins host Derrick Dortch. November 18, 2016

  • Clinton vs. Trump: The implications for defense

    Jon Harper, senior writer for National Defense Magazine, joins host Derrick Dortch to talk about the differences between presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump on defense issues. November 4, 2016

  • SBA: Providing assistance for Veteran-owned small businesses

    Barbara Carson, associate administrator for the Small Business Administration’s Office of Veterans Business Development, joins host Derrick Dortch to discuss National Veterans Small Business Week and what the SBA is doing to help Veteran-owned small businesses. October 28, 2016

  • Innovations in cybersecurity at DHS

    Megan Mahle, business operations manger for the cybersecurity division of the Department of Homeland Security’s Science and Technology Directorate, joins host Derrick Dortch to discuss the mission of the organization. October 21, 2016

  • Disaster preparation

    What can you do to make your protect your home or business from a natural disaster? Find out when Julie Rochman, president and CEO of the Insurance Institute for Business and Home Safety, joins host Derrick Dortch on this week’s Fed Access. October 7, 2016