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Ross Gianfortune

Ross Gianfortune

Engagement Editor

Ross Gianfortune hosts the GovExec Daily podcast. 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.
Ross Gianfortune hosts the GovExec Daily podcast. 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.
Oversight

GovExec Daily: Vacancies, Inspectors General and Oversight at the Pentagon

Courtney Bublé joins the podcast to discuss the newly-confirmed Defense Department inspector general.

Workforce

GovExec Daily: What Still Needs to Happen for Feds to Get Their 2023 Pay Raise

Erich Wagner joins the podcast to discuss the end-of-year steps needed for public servants to get their average 4.6% increase.

Workforce

GovExec Daily: Holiday Parties in the Age of COVID-19

Labor and employment attorney Michael Schmidt joins the podcast to discuss the ways organizations can stay safe while celebrating.

Oversight

GovExec Daily: The Calls to Eliminate Cabinet-Level Agencies Have a Long History

Tom Shoop joins the podcast to discuss his post about the moves to get rid of the Education Department.

Workforce

GovExec Daily: Why Women Execs Are Leaving Their Jobs During the 'Great Breakup'

HR expert Barbie Winterbottom joins the podcast to discuss gender, management and the workplace.

Workforce

GovExec Daily: More Open Season Tips for Feds and Annuitants

Kevin Moss joins the podcast to talk about health care options.

Oversight

GovExec Daily: The White House Continues to Ask for COVID-19 Funding

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

Oversight

GovExec Daily: Will the Lame Duck Session Prevent a Government Shutdown?

Eric Katz joins the podcast to discuss Congress and the CR expiring in a few weeks.

Workforce

GovExec Daily: Where Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness Stands

Savi's Tobin van Ostern joins the podcast to discuss the PSLF and its future.

Workforce

GovExec Daily: How To Stay Healthy During the Holiday Season

The Virginia Department of Health's Dr. Laurie Forlano joins the podcast to discuss how to gather for the upcoming holidays and stay safe from respiratory illness like COVID-19.

Workforce

GovExec Daily: Leadership, Workforce Development and OPM

Eric Katz speaks to OPM's Bahar Niakan about the Center for Leadership Development.

Management

GovExec Daily: What Musk's Twitter Purchase Means for National Security

The podcast discusses what the upheaval at the social network means for feds, the public and contractors.

Workforce

GovExec Daily: Keeping Public Sector Workers Engaged Across Generations

The Partnership For Public Service's Paul Pietsch joins the podcast to discuss a new report on managing Generation Z and Generation X.

Workforce

GovExec Daily: The Future of Federal Pay and Benefits

As part of the State of the Federal Workforce event, financial experts Dallen Haws and Abraham Grungold joined the podcast to discuss how feds can get the most out of their benefits.

Oversight

GovExec Daily: Agencies Need to Take Better Care of their Working Dogs

GAO's Steve Morris joins the podcast to discuss the recent report on canine safety at agencies.

Management

GovExec Daily: What the 2022 Midterm Elections Mean for Feds

Eric Katz and Courtney Bublé join the podcast to discuss some of the election results and their effect on the government workforce.

Workforce

GovExec Daily: How to Ace a Virtual Interview

Amanda Augustine joins the podcast to discuss the remote hiring process.

Workforce

GovExec Daily: Do Organizations Care About Workers' Financial Wellness?

Employee Benefit Research Institute's Paul Fronstin joins the podcast to discuss the 2022 Workplace Wellness Survey.

Workforce

GovExec Daily: Diversity and Inclusion Are Key Parts of Modern Management

Author, CEO and businessman Donald Thompson joins the podcast to discuss how organizations can bring DEI into their work.

Workforce

GovExec Daily: The Fight to Codify Civil Service Protections

Dr. Donald Kettl joins the podcast to discuss the future of anti-Schedule F legislation.