The Disaster Recovery Hour radio show with Chris Plunkett


I recently had the pleasure of being interviewed by Chris Plunkett, host of the Disaster Recovery Hour radio show broadcast live from the studio on WVNJ 1160 AM to the New York Metropolitan area including Nassau, Suffolk, Westchester, Rockland and Orange Counties; and Bergen and Union Counties in New Jersey on Tuesdays from 1PM to 2PM. The program streams live on the Internet at The program is re-broadcast Saturdays at noon and always available on the Internet via podcast at

Chris and I attended the Disaster Recovery Journal SpringWorld 2012 conference in Orlando, Florida in March 2012, and while there he invited me to join him during a live broadcast to talk about the Association of Contingency Planners and some high-level observations on contingency planning and operational resilience.

The Disaster Recovery Hour with Chris Plunkett is a weekly radio show covering disaster (and other unexpected interruptions) that effect normal operations for homeowners, neighborhoods, businesses and governments. Topics covered include lessons learned from past events, current disasters and potential interruptions which can significantly affect our lives. Chris explains procedures to achieve preparedness, recovery and restoration in plain language, citing examples from actual events.

The Disaster Recovery Hour provides listeners with a forum to interact with the host and experts. The program’s Advisory Board consults with the Chris to plan topics, content and resources for the show. The format includes live interviews with representatives from government agencies, continuity professionals, legal and financial experts, contractors and specialists who have firsthand experience in handling various emergencies. The Disaster Recovery Hour empowers listeners with information and resources to become resilient against an event; or plan for recovery afterwards, in order to survive and thrive in today’s challenging world.

The Disaster Recovery Hour has partnered with the Association of Contingency Planners the largest association of professionals in the US) to enrich programming content and facilitate interviewing subject matter experts.

I highly encourage you to visit Chris’s website and sign up for his weekly podcasts available at

Please click the following link to listen to the interview: Download Now

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