Podcasts

Nextgov's Critical Update explores the future of government technology. Each episode, we dive into how the government is using the latest tech and more importantly, you'll hear from some of the people who are trying to make change possible.
The news, strategy, tech and business trends defining the future of national security — in one podcast. It's all the stuff covered at Defense One, whose mission is to inform, elevate and challenge the national discourse.
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A podcast series for and about federal executives leading the charge on artificial intelligence.
NASA offers nearly two dozen official podcasts, ranging from updates from the administrator to audio and video feeds from its latest mission. These include “Watch This Space” with the NASA administrator, “On a Mission” from the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, and “Houston, We Have a Podcast” from Johnson Space Center.
A podcast about energy—the kind that lights our homes, powers our lives and shapes our world. From the Energy Department’s digital team in Washington, Direct Current brings you fresh, insightful stories of how we generate and use electricity, what that means for the planet and the cutting-edge science that’s driving a global energy revolution.
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By Grant Thornton
FedHeads are Robert Shea and Francis Rose, who love to talk about the arcana of government management and the people who are trying to make it better. If government is your bag, you've got to listen to 'em. They're the FedHeads.
Featuring interviews with Government Accountability Office officials on significant issues and new reports. The podcast is recorded, hosted, and produced by GAO staff and covers subjects ranging from weapons programs to talent management strategies for federal agencies.
The FBI offers four podcasts. Its flagship is “FBI This Week,” providing the latest updates on bureau activities. Other podcasts include “Wanted by the FBI” and “Inside the FBI.”
A weekly podcast from the Veterans Affairs Department that highlights the battles, challenges, and sacrifice veterans endure during and after their service, as well as spotlighting important resources, offices, and benefits VA. Its aims include: bridging the military/civilian divide and educating VA employees about the warriors they serve.
DOD offers dozens of podcasts on a wide variety of topics. These include DOD News Daily; Air Force Radio News; Army Newswatch; the Marine Corps’ Eagle, Globes and Anchors; and Naval Education and Training Command: Fleet Readiness Starts Here.
From Public Radio International, “stories about the ins, outs, and whathaveyous of what keeps us safe...Things That Go Boom takes an unconventional look at critical global and national security issues by sharing the stories of the people who shape, impact, and live under the shadow of nuclear, military, and foreign affairs.”
A chance to go inside events produced by the Council on Foreign Relations. Listen to world leaders and foreign policy experts discuss and debate today's most pressing issues in international affairs.
How our senior US military commanders and senior ambassadors partner to advance US global interests and protect America. A project of the Una Chapman Cox Foundation in partnership with the American Academy of Diplomacy.
A narrative audio show focused on stories at the heart of conflict. In each season, the hosts focus on a particular component of warfare (think “armor and tanks,” “snipers,” or “guerrilla warfare”). Over the course of a season, the arc of that topic’s development is traced from inception to the present day.
A look at war, policy, and leadership produced by the Modern War Institute at West Point, featuring discussions of tactical, operational and strategic trends for the benefit of the Corps of Cadets as well as Army leaders and security professionals.
Produced by Engaging Local Government Leaders, GovLove is about the people, policies and profession of local government. It is based on interviews of officials from city managers to interns and everyone in between, in which they discuss the future of the sector and how it can be improved to attract the best and the brightest.
From the association serving city and county managers, a mix of stories, insights, and advice from municipal and county government leaders and experts. Local Gov Life highlights successful programs and projects that enhance the quality of life in our communities. Each episode features a changing cast of experts.
Entertaining interviews about city council meetings across the globe by Michael Karlik every Sunday. “Somewhere out there,” he says, “ a city council meeting is happening. And you're not watching it. But I am.”