Leading Las Vegas is a podcast produced by the Emergency and Crisis Management Program at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.  Each season, students in a Leadership, Innovation and Adaptability class interview prominent leaders, who discuss their leadership approaches, and how they prepare for, respond to, and recover from shocks and stresses faced by the community.  

Latest Episodes

S1E4 - Bouncing Back from Crisis: How Communities Build Resilience

What creates a resilient community? We explore the issue of community resilience with Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn Goodman, Tom Perrigo, the Chief Sustainability Officer f...

S1E3 - Co-Producing Safety: Emergency Mangers and an Engaged Public Facing Current and Future Threats

What threats currently face Las Vegas, and what are leaders preparing for, in terms of future challenges? We discuss this issue with George Togliatti, Director of the...

S1E2 - Behind the Scenes: The Science and Safety of Event Planning

Two experts in crowd management, Sgt. Timothy Frederick from the Events Planning Section of Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department (LVMPD), and Dr. Tamara D. Herold,...

S1E1 - The Lifeboat: A Journey into the Emergency Management Response to the October 1st, 2017 Route 91 Shooting in Las Vegas

The October 1st, 2017 Shooting at the Route 91 Music Festival was the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history. In this episode, we speak with the Captain John Pelletie...

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