In episode 100, Brock introduces two new members of The Driller Team. Up first is JJ Smith, The Driller's first Washington correspondent. Brock and JJ discuss the importance of the drilling industry being current on changing policies and court decisions in Washington, DC. Episode 100 features The Driller's new editor-in-chief, Sammy Hager. We learn about our editor's rich history in news and storytelling and what Sammy has in store for the future of The Driller's content.

This episode covers:

  • The history of The Driller Newscast
  • Introduction of JJ Smith, The Driller’s Washington correspondent.
  • Featured interview with The Driller’s new editor-in-chief Sammy Hager
  • A call for you to tell your story at


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