Republican FCC commissioner to resign, and join the team (also Republicans) at Comcast-NBC

FCC commissioner Meredith Baker to join Comcast-NBC
By Hayley Tsukayama

Federal Communications commissioner Meredith Attwell Baker announced Wednesday that she will resign from the FCC on June 3 and join Comcast-NBC Universal as its senior vice president of governmental affairs.

Baker, a Republican, joined the FCC in 2009 after working at the National Telecomunications and Information Administration under President George W. Bush. While at the NTIA, Baker oversaw a $1.5 billion coupon program to help consumers make the transition to digital-only television.

The commissioner’s announcement comes four months after she voted to approve a merger between Comcast and NBC Universal.

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1 thought on “Republican FCC commissioner to resign, and join the team (also Republicans) at Comcast-NBC”

  1. Makes you wonder why she waited so long, doesn’t it?

    Cheney didn’t wait that long.

    Both in and out.

    Thanks for all you do to keep us informed, Mark.

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