FedScoop 50 Q&A: Isaiah Joo

During the FedScoop 50 Awards Nov. 21 reception, FedScoop passed out a fun questionnaire to award winners and nominees to get to know them better outside of the office. Below, we are featuring one of the winners for your enjoyment.

Award: Government Up and Comer

2013_11_Isaiah-Joo Isaiah Joo, program analyst, State Department’s Office of eDiplomacy.

Name: Isaiah Joo


Title: Program analyst

Agency: State Department’s Office of eDiplomacy

What was the first award you ever won?

Piano competition.

What’s on your playlist?


Everything from Radiohead, Blake Shelton to Sergei Rachmaninoff.

What’s your favorite weekend activity?

Trail running.

Are there any movies you’ve watched more than 5 times?

Lord of the Rings.


What was the first concert you ever attended? Or the last?

National Symphony Orchestra.

What’s your favorite show or event to watch?

The marathon during the Olympics.

What’s your favorite D.C. hangout?


Chesapeake & Ohio Canal Towpath Trail.

What’s your favorite consumer technology?

My cellphone!

What’s your favorite snack?

Cliff Bars.

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