The EM Weekly Show

Hosted by Todd De Voe and we are all about bringing news, interviews discussing trends and issues that impact Emergency Management, First Responder’s, military, education, public safety, communications, disaster volunteer organizations, public health, humanitarian groups, NGOs, professionals, students, and researchers. In support of the Show EM Weekly also offers a Blog for those who would rather read our episodes weekly and have access to additional content not discussed in the Show.

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EM Weekly episode 112, Veterans Transition to Emergency Management

Veterans Transition to Emergency Management

By EM Weekly | April 18, 2019

This week we talk to Dr. Rynele Mardis about how veterans can transition out of the military and into roles in the field of emergency management. In a piece in the Journal of Emergency Management, it stated that veterans make great emergency managers because of their commitment to teamwork, leadership, and understanding of command structure.

EM Weekly episode 111, Desiree Matel-Anderson

The Field Innovation Team, Implementing AI In The Disaster Zone

By EM Weekly | April 11, 2019

This week we are talking to Desiree Matel-Anderson. Desi has created a team that implements intelligence products in the disaster zone.

EM Weekly episode 110, When does Response End and Recovery Begin?

When does Response End and Recovery Begin?

By EM Weekly | April 4, 2019

This week we are talking to Dr. David McEntire one of the thought leaders in the field of emergency management education. David not only is actively teaching emergency management, he was part of the team that laid the groundwork for what emergency management curriculum is today.

EMWeekly_Episode 109, Kelly McKinney

The Moment of Truth by Kelly McKinney

By EM Weekly | March 28, 2019

Every job is completely unique that it’s just, it’s incredible, and you’re like, and you’re in the middle of the job, and you’re like, really? Like, you know, really like I gotta deal with this now. Like couldn’t it just be a normal job? Like when am I going to get them? What am I going to get an easy job?

EM Weekly Episode 108, Got Power The Role of the Power Company During a Disaster

Got Power? The Role of the Power Company During a Disaster

By EM Weekly | March 21, 2019

This week we are talking about emergency management and their role in utilities. In this case we are focusing on the power company. In every part of the developed world there are men and women that are keeping the lights on. And in every part of the developed world these men and women are responding to down cables and more. We are happy to included these brave people on EM Weekly.

EM Weekly episode 107, Nextdoor with Joseph Porcelli

Using Social Media to Connect to the Community

By EM Weekly | March 14, 2019

Facebook allows you to reach people from all over the world. And so does Twitter and Twitter. I see as…

EM Weekly episode 106, FirstNet

What is First Net? And Why We Need To Care

By EM Weekly | March 7, 2019

This week we are talking communications with First Net. You may have heard of this partnership between the FCC and ATT to provide priority cell and other communications avenues to first responders and other public safety professionals, however do you know how it works and why? Well we are about to find out.

EM Weekly episode 104

The Intersection of Emergency Management, Health Services

By EM Weekly | February 28, 2019

This week on EM Weekly we are talking about public health and emergency management. Public health has always had an important role in the safety of the community and emergency management is one of the areas that we are seeing growth in this discipline. In fact, some people in our community think that the CDC or Public Health should take the lead when it comes to EM. We are discussing that and more with Paula Buchanan

Episode 103 The Internet of Things and Emergency Management

The Internet of Things and Emergency Management

By EM Weekly | February 21, 2019

We talk to Sean Griffin about how to use data and the internet of things to save lives. Targeted response saves time making response efficient and effective

EM Weekly Episode 102 Tony Alexiou

Anthony Alexiou The Life of a Contractor

By EM Weekly | February 14, 2019

This week we talk to Anthony (Tony) Alexiou about the field of contract Emergency Management. As things change over the…

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