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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.
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Workforce

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Workforce

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Tech

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GovExec Daily: How CFOs See the Pandemic and Resiliency

Ann Ebberts of the Association of Government Accountants and Grant Thornton's Tony Scardino join the podcast to discuss a survey of government financial officials.

Workforce

GovExec Daily: The Patent and Trademark Office's Approach to Hybrid Work

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Tech

GovExec Daily: Vaccine Hesitancy and Public Messaging

Dr. Stephen Neely, PhD, of the University of South Florida’s School of Public Affairs joins the podcast to discuss how health officials can break through to those are wary of the COVID-9 immunization efforts.

Workforce

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Kearney's Leslie Parker joins the podcast to discuss how to navigate information about COVID-19 in the workplace.

Workforce

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Workforce

GovExec Daily: OPM's Role in This Stage of the Pandemic

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Management

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Workforce

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GovExec contributor Stan Soloway joins the podcast discuss the the Biden Executive Order.

Workforce

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Management

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Management

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Workforce

GovExec Daily: Getting Gen Z Into Federal Service

GovExec contributor Kaitlyn Rentala joins the show to discuss how the government can recruit and retain young workers.

Workforce

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Erich Wagner joins the show to discuss a plan that would exceed the Biden budget pay raise for feds.

Management

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Management

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