Media Management in the Information Age
Why Washington is Important
Joe Lockhart is EVP of Communications for the National Football League (NFL)
Imagine being in charge of one of the world's greatest brands with a multitude of channels and stakeholders.Take a look at the breadth of NFL media channels and PR messages...
Joe Lockhart is Executive Vice President of Communication with the National Football League. He oversees and directs league office initiatives for communications, social responsibility and community relations. Lockhart was a Founding Partner and Managing Director of The Glover Park Group providing clients with valuable insight in media relations and political strategy. He is a former chief spokesman and senior adviser to President Bill Clinton (from 1998-2000). He most recently served as Vice President of global communications for Facebook from where he managed corporate, policy & international communications.
Mr. Lockhart, a veteran of political campaigns, served as Senior Advisor to Senator John Kerry’s 2004 presidential bid. He has also served as National Press Secretary for the 1996 Clinton-Gore campaign, Deputy Press Secretary for the 1988 Dukakis-Bentsen campaign, and Assistant Press Secretary for the 1984 Mondale-Ferraro campaign. In 1980, he was Regional Press Coordinator for President Carter’s re-election bid.
In addition, he has a wealth of experience in strategic communications for a variety of clients. As Executive Vice President at Bozell Sawyer Miller, he advised a range of high-profile corporations and institutions.
An award-winning journalist, Mr. Lockhart has worked for both network and cable news outlets. He previously held posts as Assignment Editor at ABC News and Deputy Assignment Manager for CNN in Washington. He also served as foreign producer for SKY Television News, Europe’s first 24-hour television broadcast news service. Mr. Lockhart received a Bachelor of Arts from Georgetown University.