PR Exec,, Ex-Clinton Speechwriter Josh Gottheimer Named Sr. Counselor To FCC Chairman
June 23, 2010 at 10:12 AM (PT)
Public relations executive and former BILL CLINTON and JOHN KERRY speechwriter JOSH GOTTHEIMER has been appointed Senior Counselor to the Chairman of the FCC. GOTTHEIMER, presently EVP/Worldwide at PR firm BURSON-MARSTELLER, will serve as Chairman JULIUS GENACHOWSKI's strategic advisor on policy and legal matters and will have oversight over the legislative, communications, intergovernmental affairs and public liaison functions of the agency.
"We’re at a crossroads. The decisions we make today will help drive AMERICA's competitiveness, innovation and job creation in the decades to come. As part of my team, JOSH will play a key role in helping me and the FCC achieve our critical mission: building the 21st century communications infrastructure our country needs to compete and win in the global economy. I'm thrilled that he's joining the Commission," said GENACHOWSKI.