Dr. Joe Foote

University of Oklahoma
Joe Foote is Dean Emeritus and Edward L. Gaylord Chair in the Gaylord College of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Oklahoma. Previously, he was Director of the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University and was the first Dean of the College of Mass Communication and Media Arts at Southern Illinois University. He has also taught at Cornell University. Before entering university teaching, Foote served as Press Secretary to Speaker Carl Albert and Administrative Assistant to Congressman Dave McCurdy. He was a journalist at the Voice of America, KTOK Radio, and the Oklahoma News Network. Foote is author of "Live from the Trenches: The Changing Role of the Television News Correspondent and Television Access and Political Power: The Networks, the President, and the Loyal Opposition."