About Daria Novak

Professional Background


  •  Co-host, Vernuccio-Novak Report syndicated radio show and American Political Zone TV
  • Founder and former president, cross-cross-cultural communications training company
  • University faculty, taught courses in national security, terrorism, and political science
  • Manager, technology risk practice for an IT consulting firm
  • Presidential Appointee, U.S. State Department specializing in crisis management and China
  • Volunteer with veteran groups, children's orchestra, Madison Republican Town Committee
  • Volunteer firefighter and EMT and served on local fire department board of directors
  • Contributing writer to Encyclopedia on World Terrorism, foreign affairs issues, and education


Major Leadership Awards


  •  Superior Honor Award from former U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for "involvement in saving lives in Haiti"
  • Meritorious Honor Award from former US Undersecretary of State for “core leadership” on China issues
  • Meritorious Honor Award from former U.S. Secretary of State for "substantive contributions to the U.S.-China Joint Communiqué"




  • MA - University of Southern California
  • BA - University of Wyoming
  • Institute for Comparative Economic and Political Systems - Georgetown University
  • Mandarin Chinese Certification – US Foreign Service Institute
  • Certified Firefighter (Levels I, II, III and EMT-A) - Commonwealth of Virginia
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