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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.
Oversight

GovExec Daily: Fraud, SBA and Technology

Gary Shiffman joins the show to discuss how changes in legislation affect Small Business Administration loan programs.

Tech

GovExec Daily: A First-Person COVID-19 Vaccine Experience

Host Ross Gianfortune joins producer Adam Butler to discuss Gianfortune's experience getting his first dose in D.C.

Workforce

GovExec Daily: Biden's Workforce Czar, Morale and Feds

Erich Wagner joins the podcast to discuss Pam Coleman's role and other pay and workforce news.

Workforce

GovExec Daily: The Future of Safe In-Office Work

Drs. Brittany Busse and Anthony Harris join the podcast to discuss what "normal" work looks like when the country gets back to normal.

Oversight

GovExec Daily: What the Postal Board Changes Mean for DeJoy

Eric Katz joins the podcast to discuss news about the Postal Service and the future of Postmaster General Louis DeJoy.

Management

GovExec Daily: What to Expect from Biden's 'Buy American' Order

Contracting attorney Kelly Kroll joins the podcast to discuss how the executive order will affect firms going forward.

Management

GovExec Daily: Cabinet Progress and the Tanden Nomination

Courtney Bublé joins the show to discuss how President Joe Biden's nominees – including his controversial OMB pick – have fared so far.

Oversight

GovExec Daily: One Year of COVID-19 Coverage

Eric Katz and Kate Queram join the show to mark the first anniversary of the podcast and the year of coronavirus news.

Management

GovExec Daily: Overcoming the Limits of Technology During Telework

Clint Padgett joins the podcast to discuss how to encourage conversation and collaboration while most people are working remotely.

Oversight

GovExec Daily: Ten Years of Federal Performance Management

Georgetown's Dr. Donald Moynihan joins the podcast to discuss the reasons for optimism after a decade of the Government Performance and Results Act Modernization Act.

Oversight

GovExec Daily: The Avenues for COVID-19 Oversight

Courtney Bublé joins the podcast to discuss how Congress and GAO are tracking the pandemic response.

Workforce

GovExec Daily: What Feds Need to Know About Tax Season

Dallen Haws joins the podcast to discuss public servants' options for the upcoming filing season.

Workforce

GovExec Daily: How Will Feds Get Vaccinated?

Eric Katz joins the podcast to discuss the confusing messaging coming out of agencies.

Management

GovExec Daily: How the Vaccine Rollout is Leaving out Communities of Color

The Center for Urban and Racial Equity's Dr. Judy Lubin joins the podcast to discuss the inequality still present in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.

Oversight

GovExec Daily: Tanden and the State of Biden's Nominations

Courtney Bublé joins the podcast to discuss how the administration is filling out.

Workforce

GovExec Daily: The New FLRA Chief and Biden's Priorities for Feds

GovExec reporter Erich Wagner joins the podcast to discuss his interview with Ernest DuBester and how he fits into the White House workforce strategy.

Workforce

GovExec Daily: How Feds are Burning Out During the Pandemic

Eagle Hill Consulting's David Witkowski joins the podcast to discuss his firm's survey results on how public servants are working during the crisis and handling the stress of COVID-19.

Oversight

GovExec Daily: OMB's Secret Spending Decisions

The National Taxpayers Union's Andrew Lautz and the Project on Government Oversight's Dylan Hedtler-Gaudette join the show to discuss how to fix the apportionments process.

Pay & Benefits

GovExec Daily: Paying Feds More to Fix the Civil Service

Dr. James L. Perry joins the podcast to discuss how compensation reform should be a top priority for the Biden administration.

Tech

GovExec Daily: Getting Politics Out of the COVID-19 Response

Dr. Ron Sanders joins the show to discuss how the Biden administration can get out apolitical information to fight the pandemic.