About Us

FedGovToday-300x300-Fed Gov Today is a comprehensive source of information and analysis about the business of the federal government. This TV show, podcast and website provides a platform for agency leaders to share their insights and experiences about the successes and challenges of their respective agencies. Additionally, Fed Gov Today aims to facilitate collaboration between government and industry to help address some of the top issues facing government today.

Hosted by Francis Rose, the show’s coverage encompasses a wide range of topics that are critical to the functioning of the federal government, such as technology, workforce, budget, defense, and acquisition. This includes in-depth coverage of the latest developments in these areas, as well as interviews with experts and thought leaders who provide valuable insights and analysis.

On technology, Fed Gov Today covers topics such as digital transformation, cybersecurity, and emerging technologies. Our workforce coverage focuses on recruitment, retention, training and management of the federal workforce, while the budget coverage examines the allocation of resources, funding, budget trends, and management. Defense coverage includes national security, military operations, and defense acquisition. Our acquisition coverage focuses on the procurement process, contract awards, and best practices.

Overall, Fed Gov Today provides valuable information and analysis for anyone interested in the business of the federal government and the issues that are critical to its functioning

TV Show

Sunday Mornings at 10:30a on ABC 7 (WJLA) in Washington, DC & YouTube

Tuesday Replay – 8pm on WJLA 24/7


New episodes of the podcast will release every Wednesday on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Podcasts, and all other major podcast platforms.

The Team

John meyer-1John Meyer – Co-Founder & CEO

John Meyer is a revenue focused and accomplished media professional with extensive experience in building profitable media brands in both the private and public sectors. He has built and overseen all aspects of sales, operations, product development, marketing, editorial and audience development.

John started his career at the WTOP, the top billing radio station in the country. Over his 19 years at the station, John launched and grew both Federal News Radio (Network) and WTOP.com into highly trafficked and profitable media brands. After WTOP, John moved to WJLA TV where he expanded and grew the Government Matters TV program to a 6-day a week program. He most recently was the SVP, Sales operations at Scoop News Group where he helped drive unprecedented revenue growth as well as launching The Daily Scoop Podcast with Francis Rose.

FrancisRose-1Francis Rose – Co-Founder & Host

Francis Rose is an award-winning broadcaster, journalist, speaker, writer, and host of “Fed Gov Today’.  He served as founding host of Scoop News Group’s “Daily Scoop Podcast,” and as SNG’s Vice President of Multimedia Content, from August 2021 through December 2022. Before joining SNG, he hosted “Government Matters” on Washington, DC’s ABC 7 from 2016 to 2021. He was the last live afternoon host on Federal News Radio, hosting “In Depth with Francis Rose” from 2008 to 2015 after joining the station in 2006.

Francis is highly sought-after as a speaker and moderator of high-profile events in the federal community. His guest list on radio, TV, event stages, and podcast platforms has included virtually every important name in the federal government. He has covered all three branches of the federal government as a broadcast journalist since 1998. His nearly 40-year media career includes stops at America’s leading broadcasters, including ABC Radio, CBS Radio, Westwood One, and C-SPAN.