Joe Lockhart

Joe Lockhart served as the19th White House Press Secretary from October 1998 to September 2000, during the Administration of President Bill Clinton. He previously served Principal Deputy White House Press Secretary under Mike McCurry from 1997 to 1998 and as campaign spokesman for President Clinton’s 1996 re-election campaign. In addition, Joe served as communications advisor and press secretary for several politicians and presidential candidates, including Walter MondalePaul Simon, and Michael Dukakis.

Following the 2000 election, Joe co-founded the Glover Park Group and later served as a senior advisor to then-Senator and Democratic presidential nominee John Kerry during his 2004 presidential campaign. Joe has held senior positions at Facebook from 2011 to 2012, and at the NFL where he was executive vice president of communications and public affairs from 2016 to 2018.

 Joe is currently Vice Chair of Edelman Public Relations and a CNN political analyst.

Find Joe on Twitter: @joelockhart