Comcast has promoted Rebecca Arbogast and Karen Dougherty Buchholz to senior VP of global public policy, and senior VP of administration, respectively.
Buchholz oversees real estate, facilities, aviation, diversity and inclusion for the company. Arbogast develops and coordinates public policy efforts.
Arbogast has lately been talking up the advantages of the proposed Time Warner Cable merger, focusing on the need for a national footprint to match competitors like satellite and online providers and to provide world class services to a wider audience, a message being echoed by CEO Brian Roberts.
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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.