Kevin Hopkins Interview – Episode 2.13

Kevin Hopkins is a former White House speechwriter and senior policy advisor who helped write some of the key rules that undid the draconian government energy regulations that grow out of the energy shortages of the late 1970s.

Since then, he has written widely on energy and environmental issues, and currently serves as consulting Director of Research for the California-based Communications Institute, a public-policy research center focused on emerging energy and environmental concerns.

Kevin has been a writer nearly his entire life. Since that time, he has written and published two nonfiction books and numerous book-length studies, has written four feature-film screenplays, has written and published more than 150 articles, and has written three novels.

As a communications professional, he has written scores of speeches (including speeches for the President of the United States, two presidential candidates, and key state and local government leaders throughout California. He also has written an untold number of corporate marketing, web, and sales materials.

Kevin lives in Salt Lake City, Utah, with his wife Mary and his son Brandon, along with a loving Seal Point Siamese cat, Layah (named after Princess Leia in “Star Wars”), and energetic Sheltie dog named Casey. Author of the book “Skylight.”