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Ross Gianfortune

Ross Gianfortune

Engagement Editor

Prior to joining Government Executive’s staff, Ross Gianfortune worked at The Washington Post, The Gazette Newspapers, WXRT Radio and The Columbia Missourian. He holds a bachelor's degree in journalism from University of Missouri and a master's in communications from the American University.
Prior to joining Government Executive’s staff, Ross Gianfortune worked at The Washington Post, The Gazette Newspapers, WXRT Radio and The Columbia Missourian. He holds a bachelor's degree in journalism from University of Missouri and a master's in communications from the American University.
Workforce

GovExec Daily: How Feds Have Maintained Their Resolve During the Pandemic

NARFE's Jessica Klement joined the show to talk about civil service and the COVID-19 crisis.

Workforce

GovExec Daily: How FEVS Scores Changed During the Pandemic

Erich Wagner joins the podcast to discuss how the annual survey shook out during 2020.

Workforce

GovExec Daily: The View From a Federal Employee

Fed Upward host Love Rutledge joins the podcast to discuss her civil service career and how feds feel about how the public sees them.

Workforce

GovExec Daily: A Strategy for Strengthening the Workforce

Dr. Donald F. Kettl joins the podcast to discuss the Biden administration's relationship with the civil service.

Workforce

GovExec Daily: Why Public Service Recognition Week Matters

The Partnership for Public Service's Jordan LaPier joins the podcast to discuss how civil servants are being honored May 2-8.

Management

GovExec Daily: Biden's First 100 Days

Katherine McIntire Peters and Tom Shoop join the podcast to discuss the administration's first mile marker.

Management

GovExec Daily: The Next Steps in Vaccinations

McKinsey's Dr. Pooja Kumar and Shubham Singhal join the podcast to discuss the next steps in getting the U.S. closer to herd immunity.

Tech

GovExec Daily: The Major Changes In Federal Digital Operations and Acquisition

Stan Soloway joins the podcast to discuss President Joe Biden's appointments and how they will attempt to modernize government.

Management

GovExec Daily: The New Postal Board Nominees and the Future of USPS

Eric Katz joins the podcast to discuss the latest Postal Service news.

Workforce

GovExec Daily: Why the 'Deep State' Doesn't Exist in the Civil Service

Guo Xu and Edoardo Teso join the podcast to discuss their paper "Ideology and Performance in Public Organization."

Pay & Benefits

GovExec Daily: A New Leave Proposal for Feds

Erich Wagner joins the podcast to discuss a Senate bill that would give federal employees expanded leave for illness and other extenuating circumstances.

Workforce

GovExec Daily: How to Manage the Zoomers in Your Office

Kat Clowes and Robin Paggi join the podcast to discuss how to bring Gen Z workers into your workplace.

Oversight

GovExec Daily: Vaccine Progress and the Biden Administration

Courtney Bublé joins the podcast to discuss the latest in pandemic news.

Defense

GovExec Daily: Priorities and the Pentagon Budget

The Project on Government Oversight's Mandy Smithberger joins the podcast to discuss the money allocated to Defense Department and connected programs.

Management

GovExec Daily: The Pentagon's Domestic Extremism Review

Defense One's Ben Watson joins the podcast to discuss how the Pentagon is looking to eradicate the services of extremism.

Workforce

GovExec Daily: The Utility of Breaks – And Breakdowns

GovExec contributors Michael Lee Stallard and Katharine P. Stallard join the podcast to discuss how a nervous breakdown can help during the pandemic.

Oversight

GovExec Daily: The Future of Work After the Pandemic

POGO's Danielle Brian, Brookings' Elaine Kamarck and the Florida Center for Cybersecurity's Ron Sanders join the show to discuss post-pandemic governance.

Workforce

GovExec Daily: Pandemic Telework Lessons Learned from a Manager

Katherine McIntire Peters joins the show to discuss what the previous 13 months of remote work have brought.

Oversight

GovExec Daily: What Does Biden's Budget Mean for Feds?

Courtney Bublé and Eric Katz join the podcast to discuss the administration's blueprint document.

Management

How Much Would Your Agency’s Budget Increase Under Biden’s Fiscal 2022 Request?

All but one major agency would see an increase under the president’s proposal.