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Genachowski Taps Glaze As FCC Director Of Office Of Legislative Affairs

FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski has tapped Terri Glaze, a staffer to Senator Mark Pryor (D-Ark) to be the director of the office of legislative affairs at the FCC.

According to the FCC, the office "provides lawmakers with information regarding FCC regulatory decisions, answers to policy questions, and assistance with constituent concerns. The office also prepares FCC witnesses for Congressional hearings, and helps create FCC responses to legislative proposals and Congressional inquiries. In addition, OLA is a liaison to other Federal agencies, as well as state and local governments."

Glaze has been a legislative assistant to Pryor, who is a member of the Commerce Committee and Communications Subcommittee.

Glaze is also a former staffer to Sen. Robert Byrd (D-W.Va.).

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.