Media Management in the Information Age
Why Washington is Important
Joe Lockhart served as White House Press Secretary and former assistant to President Clinton. This witty and wise political strategist faced the world's news media daily explaining all of the President's actions and statements in one of the most visible positions in Washington. He talks candidly about politicians and the press – how they work together and how they work against each other.
A Veteran of Political Campaigns
Before joining the White House in 1997, he was National Press Secretary for the Clinton/Gore '96 re-election campaign. He was the Deputy Press Secretary for the Dukakis/Bentsen '88 presidential campaign, traveling with the nominee. In 1984, he was Assistant Press Secretary for the Mondale/Ferraro campaign and during the 1980 Carter/Mondale campaign he was a Regional Press Coordinator.
Top Strategist and Award-Winning Journalist
As Executive Vice-President at Bozell Sawyer Miller, Mr. Lockhart advised a range of high-profile corporate and institutional clients, including Microsoft, Coca-Cola and the National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities. He has also held several key positions at ABC Network News, CNN and SKY Television News of London. Mr. Lockhart is currently President and Founding Partner of the Glover Park Group, a leading Washington consulting firm specializing in advocacy advertising.