President of RocJo Productions Inc.
Two time New England Emmy award-winning Executive Producer and former Providence NBC 10 television sportscaster Joe Rocco leads his 20-year-old company that has built an impeccable reputation as a producer of compelling television programs, promotional videos, television spots and memorable events.
As a producer of these television and video projects for company websites, You Tube, social media, and commercials, Mr. Rocco leads a talented team of local broadcast professionals that create content that gets results.
Joe is the executive producer of New England Emmy, AP and Aurora Award winning television programs, WaterFire: Art & Soul of a City, When the Reds Ruled the Roost, Denis Leary’s Hockey’s Greatest Skate for America’s Bravest and Diamond Dreams. These television specials aired on New England Sports Network, Fox Boston, Fox Hartford, WJAR NBC 10, WPRI-TV, CBS 12, Fox Providence, RI PBS and NH PBS.
As a television sportscaster for 17 years, Joe’s assignments included three Super Bowls, a World Series, two NBA Finals, a Stanley Cup Final and 18 World Championship boxing events. His credibility and contacts as a sports journalist led to one-on-one television interviews with Muhammed Ali, Arnold Palmer, Bobby Orr, Evander Holyfield, Dan Marino, Mario Andretti, Larry Bird, Magic Johnson, Sugar Ray Leonard, Chris Evert, Bjorn Borg, Billie Jean King, Howard Cosell, Oscar De La Hoya, and many more sports personalities.
Mr. Rocco is a graduate of Emerson College in Boston, where he returned to teach television and radio sports reporting courses in 1992 and 1998. He is married to the dynamic Diane Altruda and resides in Rehoboth, Massachusetts. The Radio Television News Directors Association presented Joe with a Lifetime Achievement Award and Emerson College created a Sports Journalism Award in his name in 2017.