Steve Vest, senior vice president at the National Cable & Telecommunications Association, is joining Time Warner as senior vice president for global public policy, based in Washington, D.C.
Vest will join teh company Sept. 2, replacing Gail MacKinnon, who is moiving over to Time Warner Cable as Executive VP and chief government relations officer.
“As the leader of NCTA’s government-relations efforts, Steve has been a pleasure to work with and an invaluable asset to the cable industry over the past two years,” NCTA president Kyle McSlarrow said. “His move to Time Warner Inc. is a well-deserved opportunity and we wish him continued success. While the NCTA will miss Steve, the good news is that we’ll continue to work closely with him as he represents Time Warner Inc. in Washington.”
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.
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