Lawson Heads Compliance for Comcast/NBCU

Candy Lawson has been named senior VP, chief compliance officer and senior deputy general counsel for Comcast.  

She will oversee internal policies, procedures and compliance with laws, regs and contracts for Comcast, NBCU and Sky, reporting to Tom Reid, senior executive VP, general counsel and secretary. 

Lawson comes from 21st Century Fox, where she had been senior VP, deputy general counsel and chief compliance officer, where she helped integrate compliance policies with Disney, which bought 21st Century Fox last year. 

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.