- Distinguished Alumni Awards in Journalism (2015)
- Indiana University Bloomington
Joseph Angotti's broadcast career covered pivotal moments in U.S. history. He was a producer at NBC Chicago during the 1968 Democratic National Convention protests, was network chief producer for the 1976 election coverage, and oversaw coverage of space launches and presidential summits as executive producer for "NBC Nightly News." As senior vice president of news at NBC, Angotti directed coverage of the massacre in Tiananmen Square. He was inducted into the Indiana Journalism Hall of Fame in 2006. While at IU, he was WFIU's first student news director.