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NAB Names Director of Government Relations

Shawn Donilon has joined the National Association of
Broadcasters as director of government relations, reporting to executive VP
Kelly Cole.

Donilon succeeds Matt Everson, who exited last year to join
a consulting firm, according to the association.

Donilon previously served as legislative
director and counsel to Rep. Charles Bass (R-N.H.), a member of the House
Energy and Commerce Committee who lost his reelection bid last October. 

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.