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Emily Kopp, Reporter, Federal News Radio

A new program debuts on Federal News Radio. We're introducing you to the people behind some of the most important, difficult and complex work in the federal government. Emily Kopp hosts the debut program of "Federal Voices." She tells In Depth with Francis Rose what she's covering.

Tags: Emily Kopp , In Depth

Friday - 09/19/2014, 05:16pm EDT
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It happened to me: Diplomats recount stories of crisis and survival

Diane Dillard picked up the pieces of the U.S. Embassy in Lebanon after it was bombed in 1983. Ambassador Bill Brown found himself at the heart of a Soviet Union spy scandal. And John Limbert survived the infamous 444-day Iran hostage crisis. In the inaugural edition of Federal News Radio's new feature, Federal Voices, we hear from each of them, in their own words, about what those experiences were really like and how they survived to tell the tale.

Tags: Diane Dillard , Stu Kennedy , Bill Brown , John Limbert , State Department , foreign service officers , Beirut , embassy , Clayton Lonetree , Iran hostage crisis , Emily Kopp , Association for Diplomatic Studies and Training , Foreign Service Institute , George Shultz , exclusive

Friday - 09/19/2014, 02:00am EDT

Navy's Ken Barrett pushes for diversity, work-life balance

Navy Capt. Ken Barrett said diversity is an issue "people get hung up on," but he's never looked at it as meeting quotas. "It's about making heads counts, not counting heads," he said. The profile is part of Federal News Radio's Federal Voices series.

Tags: workforce , DoD , Navy , diversity , Ken Barrett , Emily Kopp , General Motors , Jolie Lee

Monday - 05/14/2012, 08:34am EDT
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Federal Drive interviews - May 15, 2012

Capt. Ken Barrett talks about diversity in the Navy. Bill Bransford, partner at Shaw, Bransford and Roth, discusses the Whistleblower bill passed by the Senate last week. Steve Lord, director of homeland security and justice issues at GAO, discusses the ongoing challenges DHS and TSA with screening equipment.

Tags: Federal Drive , Ken Barrett , Steve Lord , Bill Bransford , Deborah Temkin

Tuesday - 05/15/2012, 09:44am EDT

GAO's Rich Stana reflects on a career he never anticipated

Former Government Accountability Office Director of Homeland Security and Justice Issues Rich Stana never aspired to public service. As a newly-minted business school graduate, he interviewed for jobs at banks and companies, but didn't find them appealing. Then his dean suggested applying to GAO, where he could apply his business knowledge to auditing government programs. Stana never looked back. He retired in December after 35 years.

Tags: Rich Stana , Emily Kopp , GAO

Tuesday - 02/21/2012, 11:54am EST
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Hubert Sparks reflects on four decades of auditing agencies

Appalachian Regional Commission Inspector General Hubert Sparks has tried to retire twice, but keeps coming back to government. After 43 years, this will be his last, Sparks said.

Tags: Hubert Sparks , inspector general , Appalachian Regional Commission , USDA , DHS , Katrina , VA , Emily Kopp

Monday - 01/09/2012, 09:12am EST
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Carolyn Davis takes lessons from federal career into new one

Davis retired after 42 years in government. She said she's tried to live by a few basic principles, get the job done, get it done right and get it done on time.

Tags: Carolyn Davis , Jason Miller , HHS , FEMA , workforce , people

Thursday - 12/29/2011, 07:26pm EST
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Ron Martin reflects on career

A new ongoing series by Federal News Radio tells the stories of long-time federal employees.

Tags: Ron Martin , Jason Miller

Thursday - 08/04/2011, 04:22pm EDT
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