John W. Delicath is a communications specialist with more than 15 years experience in academia, government, and the non-profit sector.
He is the former Director of Media Matters Action Network, a progressive research and information center dedicated to, among other things, expanding and empowering progressive voices in the media. He had previously served as Deputy Editorial Director at Media Matters for America. Delicath also worked as a senior communications analyst in the Natural Resources and Environment division of the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO).
He earned undergraduate and graduate degrees in communication studies from the University of Louisville and the University of Georgia, respectively, and completed course work for his Ph.D. at the University of Iowa. He has held teaching positions at Allegheny College, the University of Pittsburgh, and the University of Cincinnati, where he taught courses in rhetoric, political communication, environmental communication, and media studies. He is co-editor of Communication and Public Participation in Environmental Decision Making (SUNY Press).