Clyburn Names Acting FCC Managing Director

Acting FCC Chairwoman Mignon Clyburn has made a trio of appointments, including an aide to oversee FCC reform issues.

Mark Stephens, chief financial officer in the FCC's Office of Managing Director, has been named acting managing director, in charge of the FCC's budget, finance, human resources, contracts, purchasing, communications, and more.

David Bray, executive director for the National Commission for the Review of the Research and Development Programs of the U.S. Intelligence Community, has been named Chief Information Officer.

David Valdez, senior director for the Computing Technology Industry Association, has been named special counsel to the acting chairwoman, handling regulatory reform issues and managing FCC advisory committees.

Contributing editor John Eggerton has been an editor and/or writer on media regulation, legislation and policy for over four decades, including covering the FCC, FTC, Congress, the major media trade associations, and the federal courts. In addition to Multichannel News and Broadcasting + Cable, his work has appeared in Radio World, TV Technology, TV Fax, This Week in Consumer Electronics, Variety and the Encyclopedia Britannica.