Bob Jacobs

Bob Jacobs

Director of Media Services; Chief of News and Information
National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Washington, DC


  • B.S., Recording Industry Management/Broadcast Journalism 1982


  • Plans, organizes, coordinates and directs the dissemination of all electronic, print and broadcast news media for NASA’s programs, activities and policies
  • Developed a state-of-the-art digital system to collect, process, distribute, and broadcast news and information by NASA Headquarters and all agency field centers.
  • Involved in the development, testing and implementation of AP’s Electronic News Production System (ENPS) for the BBC.
  • Emmy Award-winning writer and producer.
  • 16 years of television journalism experience, and 10 years of senior broadcast news and technology development management experience.

Inducted: 2002 | School of Journalism