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Ex-FCC Aide Crowell A-Twitter Over New Post

Colin Crowell, former top advisor to FCC chairman Julius Genachowski, is joining Twitter as head of global public policy.

Crowell appropriately tweeted the news Monday (https://twitter.com/#!/colin_crowell), saying he was looking forward to joining the company in mid-September.

Crowell was senior counselor to the chairman when he exited in May 2010 less than a year after joining the commission from a top telecom advisor post with Ed Markey (D-Mass.), former chair of the House Communications (then Telecommunications) Subcommittee.
He formed his own consulting firm, Crowell Strategies, last September.

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.