Joe Lockhart – Senior Adviser, John Kerry 2004 Presidential Campaign

Interviewer: Michael Nelson

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Joe Lockhart served as Senior Advisor to Senator John Kerry’s 2004 presidential campaign. He is a Founding Partner and Managing Director of The Glover Park Group. He is the former chief spokesman and senior adviser to President Bill Clinton from 1998-2000, and more recently, he served as Vice President of global communications for Facebook where he managed corporate, policy & international communications. 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.

An award-winning journalist, Joe 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. Joe also served as foreign producer for SKY Television News, Europe’s first 24-hour television broadcast news service. Joe received a Bachelor of Arts from Georgetown University.1

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