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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: The 'Big Deal' Biden Presidential Management Agenda

Dr. Donald F. Kettl joins the podcast to discuss the administration's new approach to the PMA process.

Workforce

GovExec Daily: Teamwork During Remote Work

Management expert Melodie Carlson joins the podcast to discuss how to manage a team during telework.

Management

GovExec Daily: Why This Management Agenda Is Different

Terry Gerton and Robert Shea join the podcast to discuss the Biden-Harris administration’s Management Agenda Vision.

Workforce

GovExec Daily: A New Factor in the Negotiations to Avert a Shutdown

Eric Katz joins the podcast to discuss the latest news about the upcoming government funding deadline.

Tech

GovExec Daily: Protecting Critical Systems from Cyber Threats

Defense One's Patrick Tucker speaks to Sen. Angus King about cybersecurity.

Management

GovExec Daily: The President's Management Agenda Vision

Courtney Bublé joins the podcast to discuss the Biden-Harris administration's PMA document.

Workforce

GovExec Today: Why Feds Thrive in Remote and Hybrid Work

Workplace expert Dr. Karen Sobel Lojeski joins the podcast to discuss the telework environment for public servants.

Workforce

GovExec Daily: Annual Leave and Essential Feds

Erich Wagner joins the podcast to discuss OPM's decision letting some feds carry over unused annual leave that exceeds the typical cap in January.

Oversight

GovExec Daily: How to Address Corruption in Government

The Project on Government Oversight's Walter Shaub and Dylan Hedtler-Gaudette join the podcast to discuss how ethics laws can be strengthened.

Oversight

GovExec Daily: How to Address Improper Payments

Former GAO official Linda Miller joins the podcast to discuss the billions lost through erroneous payments.

Oversight

GovExec Daily: Is Another CR on the Horizon?

Eric Katz joins the podcast to discuss spending bill negotiations in Congress.

Workforce

GovExec Daily: Open Season Tips and Tricks

Consumers’ Checkbook's Kevin Moss joins the podcast to discuss feds and health insurance choices.

Workforce

GovExec Daily: What Feds Think About the Vaccine Mandate

Courtney Bublé joins the podcast to discuss the Government Business Council survey on the Biden administration's rules for feds.

Workforce

GovExec Daily: The Importance of Protecting Whistleblowers

The Government Accountability Project’s Dana Gold joins the podcast to discuss new plans to protect feds, contractors and grantees who blow the whistle.

Workforce

GovExec Daily: Planning for Office Reentry

Erich Wagner speaks to two agency human capital officers about the future of work.

Workforce

GovExec Daily: Report Finds GSA Failed to Remove Hazardous Materials from Facility For Years

Erich Wagner joins the podcast to discuss an OSC documenting a whistleblower’s allegations.

Workforce

GovExec Daily: What if Feds Just Refuse to Get Vaccinated?

Employment attorney Stephanie Rapp-Tully joins the podcast to discuss discipline and next steps.

Management

GovExec Daily: Questions About the Contractor Vaccine Mandate

Contracting attorney Kelly Kroll joins the podcast to discuss the ways firms are approaching the guidelines.

Management

GovExec Daily: The Import and Impact of Public-Private Partnerships

Dr. David Van Slyke joins the podcast to discuss paths to innovation and cooperation.

Workforce

GovExec Daily: The Lawsuits Challenging Vaccine Mandates

Courtney Bublé joins the podcast to discuss the states and employee groups suing over the COVID-19 vaccination rules.