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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.
Management

GovExec Daily: Congress Can Use Artificial Intelligence For Policymaking

Deloitte's Joe Mariani joins the podcast to discuss how legislators can make better laws with AI.

Oversight

GovExec Daily: Congress and Investment in Defense Firms

The Project on Government Oversight's Dylan Hedtler-Gaudette and Nathan Siegel join the podcast to discuss ethics, Congress and the Pentagon budget.

Oversight

GovExec Daily: IRS Hiring in the Big Climate Bill

Eric Katz joins the podcast to discuss the Inflation Reduction Act.

Oversight

GovExec Daily: What Happens After The Mar-A-Lago FBI Search?

Federal employment attorney Dan Mayer joins the podcast to discuss records management and what feds need to know.

Oversight

GovExec Daily: Getting More Women into Federal Policing

Courtney Bublé speaks to Cathy Sanz, president of the group Women in Federal Law Enforcement, about gender issues in law enforcement.

Defense

GovExec Daily: Telling the Story of the Fall of Kabul

Producer Bradley Hope joins the show to discuss a new podcast about the evacuation and Taliban takeover in 2021.

Pay & Benefits

GovExec Daily: Financial Tips From a TSP Millionaire

Financial professional and longtime fed Abraham Grungold joins the podcast to discuss the Thrift Savings Plan

Oversight

GovExec Daily: Criminal Referrals at the Border and Immigration Policy

Syracuse University's Austin Kocher joins the podcast to his latest immigration research.

Management

GovExec Daily: The Decision That May Upset the Administrative State

Don Kettl joins the podcast to discuss the Supreme Court's decision that could change the regulatory state.

Workforce

GovExec Daily: The State of Women in Federal Law Enforcement

Courtney Bublé joins the podcast to discuss gender and policing.

Management

GovExec Daily: Securing the Human Side of Elections

Alliance for Securing Democracy's David Levine joins the podcast to discuss a new report on deterring threats to election workers.

Workforce

GovExec Daily: How the Pandemic and Economic Climate Has Affected Women

The National Women's Business Council's Pamela Prince-Eason joins the podcast to discuss how inflation and other factors have impacted entrepreneurs.

Oversight

GovExec Daily: Where Congress is Directing Pork Barrel Spending

Citizens Against Government Waste's Thomas Schatz joins the podcast to discuss wasteful spending and his organization's 2022 Pig Book.

Workforce

GovExec Daily: Schedule F Might Be Coming Back

Eric Katz joins the podcast to discuss one of the Trump administration's signature workforce policies.

Oversight

GovExec Daily: How to Oversee $1 Trillion Dollars in Relief

Small Business Administration IG Hannibal “Mike” Ware joins Courtney Bublé to discuss COVID-19 oversight.

Workforce

GovExec Daily: Hybrid Work in Government is Here to Stay

Cisco's Marcus Moffett joins the podcast to discuss a new report on the future of public sector hybrid work.

Pay & Benefits

GovExec Daily: How to Plan For Your Retirement

GovExec Daily guests from the last year discuss the TSP, planning and preparation for your life after work.

Workforce

GovExec Daily: Will the Vaccine Mandate Discipline Ever Begin?

Federal employment attorney Stephanie Rapp-Tully joins the podcast to discuss the enforcement of the Biden administration's delayed rules.

Management

GovExec Daily: The Feds' Monkeypox Response Strategy

Courtney Bublé joins the podcast to discuss the government's response to the disease.

Management

GovExec Daily: USGS is Fighting the 'Blood Diamond' Trade

Peter Chirico joins the podcast to discuss how the U.S. Geological Survey is tracking and surveying the mining and selling of blood minerals.