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FCC Names Cole New Press Secretary

Justin Cole has been named press secretary to FCC chairman Julius Genachowski. He succeeds Neil Grace, who is moving into a new role as senior communications adviser.

Grace has been spokesman for the chairman since May 2011, when he came over from PR firm Burson-Marsteller.

Cole most recently was corporate communications manager for global telecom company Tata Communications (America) Inc.

John Eggerton
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.