Joe Lockhart

Political Strategist, White House Press Secretary for President Bill Clinton, CNN Contributor, and Co-Host Words Matter podcast
Joe Lockhart

Lockhart has also served as White House Press Secretary under President Bill Clinton and as Vice President of Global Communications for Facebook, where he led the social network’s corporate, policy and international communications team. As the host of the podcast, Words Matter, Lockhart provides refreshing analysis of the week's news and gets at the real truth behind all the distracting headlines. Lockhart believe that facts, evidence, truth and objective reality are necessary and vital in public discourse. Drawing on his experience as both a Washington insider and private sector executive, Lockhart dives into current events, and decodes what they mean for our future. Lockhart is also a frequent contributor to CNN. He previously he served as the NFL's EVP of Communications and Public Affairs.