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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.
Workforce

GovExec Daily: The 2021 Government Hall of Famers and Teddy Award Winners

GovExec Media's Tom Shoop joins the podcast to discuss The Government Hall of Fame and The Theodore Roosevelt Government Leadership Awards

Management

GovExec Daily: Booster Shots and More Vaccine News

Courtney Bublé joins the podcast to discuss the latest COVID-19 news that she has been covering.

Oversight

GovExec Daily: The Shutdown Watch Begins

Eric Katz joins the podcast to discuss the continuing resolution negotiations.

Management

GovExec Daily: How the Federal Government Can Impact Diversity and Equity

Deloitte's Shrupti Shah joins the podcast to discuss DEI initiatives being pursued by the Biden administration.

Management

GovExec Daily: Building a More Collaborative Intergovernmental System

The National Academy of Public Administration's Terry Gerton joins the podcast to discuss how to make it easier for levels of government to work together.

Tech

GovExec Daily: Tech Acquisition Trends in 2021 and Beyond

Todd Gustafson of HP Federal and An Nguyen of NCS Technologies join the podcast to discuss IT priorities for government.

Management

GovExec Daily: Updates to the Vaccine Mandate for Feds

Courtney Bublé joins the podcast to discuss clarifications from the Safer Federal Workforce Task Force.

Oversight

GovExec Daily: The Sept. 11 Attacks' Effects on Government Administration

Public administration experts join the podcast to discuss how the events of 9/11 have changed the administrative state.

Defense

GovExec Daily: The 9/11 Commission

Commission members and experts join the podcast to examine how the attacks and the commission's recommendations changed government.

Defense

GovExec Daily: The Military Legacy of Sept. 11

The podcast explores how the attacks shaped the American military over the past 20 years.

Management

GovExec Daily: Reflections on the Sept. 11 Attacks

Twenty years after the terrorist attacks, the podcast recalls what the events meant for people in Washington, New York and government itself.

Management

GovExec Daily: Managing a Merger and a Pandemic – All at Once

Roy Azevedo of Raytheon Intelligence & Space joined the podcast to discuss managing a huge contractor during a period of upheaval.

Workforce

GovExec Daily: How the Air Force is Building the 'Office of the Future'

Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center Vice Commander Col. Kevin Mantovani joins the podcast to discuss his office's new project for hybrid work.

Management

GovExec Daily: Co-Working Spaces Will be a Work Option for Feds

Courtney Bublé joins the podcast to discuss a new GSA contract.

Workforce

GovExec Daily: Biden Makes the Pay Raise Number Official

Erich Wagner joins the podcast to discuss the 2022 pay figure for feds.

Workforce

GovExec Daily: The New Employer-Employee Paradigm

Deloitte's Jeffrey Bradfield and Kraig Eaton joined the podcast to discuss their new report.

Workforce

GovExec Daily: The 2017 VA Accountability Law and the Courts

Attorney Conor Dirks joins the podcast to discuss two cases that knock down the agency's interpretation of the rule.

Tech

GovExec Daily: UFOs and the Pentagon

Nextgov's Brandi Vincent speaks to former Sen. Harry Reid about the Advanced Aerospace Threat Identification Program and how the government is monitoring the threats.

Workforce

GovExec Daily: Civilian Feds and the Afghanistan Evacuation

Eric Katz joins the podcast to discuss how civilian agencies are responding and processing Americans and Afghans leaving the country.

Workforce

GovExec Daily: The Legal Implications of the Biden COVID-19 Mandate for Feds

Federal employment attorney Stephanie Rapp-Tully joins the show to discuss how public servants will have to deal with the new rules for onsite workers.