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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: Feds Will Pay More Toward Health Care Premiums This Coming Year

Erich Wagner joins the podcast to discuss Federal Employees Health Benefits Program premiums.

Workforce

GovExec Daily: Solving the Climate Finance Problem

Columbia professor Bruce Usher joins the podcast to discuss the ways to remove friction from financing green solutions.

Management

GovExec Daily: How To Be a More Proactive Listener and Leader

Oscar Trimboli joins the show to discuss his book "How to Listen: Discover the Hidden Key to Better Communication."

Tech

GovExec Daily: How the NOAA is Working to Combat the Climate Crisis

"Route Fifty" Senior Editor Alisha Powell Gillis and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration representatives talk about the climate crisis.

News

GovExec Daily: The GOP's Commitment To America Plan

Government Executive's Courtney Buble joins the show to discuss the GOP's new policy agenda.

Management

GovExec Daily: Equity Within the Workplace

Author Melanie Ho joins the show to discuss her book and the conversations around equity in the workplace.

Pay & Benefits

GovExec Daily: Preparing to 'Win' Retirement

Author Joe Casey joins the podcast to discuss his book on how to have a fruitful transition into retirement.

News

GovExec Daily: What the Inflation Reduction Act Has in Store for Climate Policy

Ross Gianfortune talks with Vickie Patton and Michael Gerrard about the Inflation Reduction Act.

Oversight

GovExec Daily: Preparing For the Midterm Elections at the Election Assistance Commission

Courtney Bublé speaks to Thomas Hicks, EAC chair, about the upcoming November elections on the podcast.

Workforce

GovExec Daily: Is Another Shutdown on the Horizon?

Eric Katz joins the podcast to discuss the latest in the CR negotiations.

Workforce

GovExec Daily: How Confident Are Women in Their Retirement Plans?

EBRI's Craig Copeland joins the podcast to discuss his organization's recent study.

Workforce

GovExec Daily: Protecting the Professional Civil Service

The Professional Managers Association's Chad Hooper joins the podcast to discuss the Preventing a Patronage System Act.

Workforce

GovExec Daily: Why Aren't Public Servants Taking Vacations?

Nextgov's Frank Konkel joins the podcast to discuss burnout and workforce issues.

Management

GovExec Daily: Agencies' Office Space Plans Going Forward

Courtney Bublé joins the podcast to discuss a new GAO report.

Workforce

GovExec Daily: How to Handle – or Mishandle – Classified Documents

Lindy Kyzer joins the podcast to discuss what happens to a clearance holder if they find themselves in a pickle similar to the one former President Donald Trump finds himself in.

Oversight

GovExec Daily: The State of The Economy and Inflation

The University of New Haven's Leah Hartman joins podcast to discuss inflation and the state of the American economy.

Workforce

GovExec Daily: Getting Things Done in a Bureaucracy

Former agency officials Marina Nitze and Nick Sinai join the podcast to discuss their new book.

Management

GovExec Daily: 'Public Service Is a Very, Very High Calling,' Fauci Says

Anthony Fauci speaks to Courtney Bublé about his career, his advice for young scientists and NIAID's monkeypox strategy.

Workforce

GovExec Daily: The Law That Transformed the Civil Service

Tom Shoop joins the podcast to discuss the Pendleton Act

Oversight

GovExec Daily: Tackling the Climate Crisis on Capitol Hill

Samantha Medlock, senior counsel with the Select Committee on Climate Crisis, speaks to GovExec about legislation and the environment.