The Multicultural Media, Telecom and Internet Council (MMTC) has named Ananda Leeke as its new director of digital policy and engagement.
Leeke comes from the Digital Sisterhood Network, an online community and channel, which she started.
In her new role, Leeke will develop digital strategy and help shape policy positions on media, telecom and tech and their impact on communities of color.
“She is key to MMTC’s ability to both broaden and solidify more effective engagement with our stakeholders at both the grassroots and policy levels," said MMTC president Kim Keenan.
Leeke is a graduate of Morgan State, with a law degree from Howard and a Masters in securities and financial regulation from Georgetown.
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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.