Comcast Bolsters Washington Government Affairs Team

Comcast has tapped a staffer from the office of Republican Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison to join its lobbying team in Washington.

Lindsey Dickinson. legislative counsel, lead telecommunications counsel, and primary liaison with the Senate Commerce Committee for Hutchison, joins the cable company as senior director of federal government affairs.

 Her resume also includes several posts at the Department of Commerce.

 Also joining Comcast's Federal Government Affairs team as policy counsel is Danielle Rodier, a graduate from graduated from Temple's Beasley School of Law.

John Eggerton

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.