Sam Petto


Communications Director

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Sam Petto brings experience in public relations and journalism to his role as the ACLU of Nebraska’s Communications Director. He comes to the ACLU via the University of Nebraska at Omaha’s (UNO) Office of University Communications, where he guided storytelling efforts and complex communications projects as Director of Editorial and Media Relations. Prior to joining UNO, he produced the “Daybreak” and “10 at Ten” newscasts at WOWT NBC Omaha, covering the city and state’s most pressing challenges. 

Sam holds a bachelor’s and master’s degree in communications from UNO. He enjoys spending time with family and friends, listening to podcasts, and reading fiction.