Joe Saltzman is an award-winning journalist who is professor of journalism and communication, and former associate dean at the Annenberg School at USC. Saltzman joined CBS television in 1964, winning more than fifty awards, including the Columbia University-duPont broadcast journalism award (the broadcasting equivalent of the Pulitzer Prize), four Emmys, four Golden Mikes, two Edward R. Murrow Awards, a Silver Gavel, and one of the first NAACP Image awards.