John Jones has been named senior VP of public policy and government relations for CenturyLink, succeeding Steve Davis, who is retiring.
The promotion is effective immediately. Jones had been VP of public policy and federal legislative affairs.
Jones has been with the company for more than two decades, dealing with state and federal regulatory matters, government relations, external communications and policy development, as well as representing the company in negotiations.
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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.