Career Journeys: John Sipher ’83

CareerJourneys-finalOn this episode of Career Journeys we are joined by John Sipher ’83 P’19 by phone from Washington D.C.  After a 28-year career in the CIA’s National Clandestine Service, John retired in 2014 and has become a sought-after foreign policy and intelligence expert. His writing has appeared in The New York TimesThe AtlanticThe Washington Post, and Politico among other publications, and he has appeared on the PBS NewsHour, CNN, NPR, MSNBC, BBC, and The Late Show with Stephen Colbert. Since retiring from the CIA, John has cofounded Spycraft Entertainment, “a production firm providing firm providing content and talent to the entertainment industry.” At Hobart and William Smith, Sipher was a history major and he has continued to maintain ties to the Colleges by speaking to students at the Day on the Hill trip in Washington D.C.

Career Journeys is a limited-run podcast from the Herald and the Salisbury Center for Career, Professional and Experiential Education designed to help introduce parents, students, alums, and prospective students to the wealth of opportunities and pathways that Hobart and William Smith alumni and alumnae have taken following their graduation. The show is produced and hosted by Alex Kerai ’19 in conjunction with the Herald and the Salisbury Center. It is recorded in the WEOS (NPR) studio on campus and includes live in-studio and over the phone interviews.

We are very excited to have John on this episode of Career Journeys!

Career Journeys is a podcast from the Herald and the Salisbury Center for Career, Professional and Experiential Education. It is produced by Alex Kerai ’19 and recorded at the WEOS studio on the campus of Hobart and William Smith Colleges.

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