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Public Knowledge Elevates Feld to SVP

Washington D.C. Activist Group Public Knowledge made several personnel appointments as part of a reorganization.
Harold Feld, who had been serving as the group's legal director, has been named senior vice president, while Sherwin Siy, deputy legal director, will become vice president, legal affairs, heading up PK's legal team.

Also part of the restructuring: Michael Weinberg, senior staff attorney, has been named vice presidnet of a new PK project called the Institute of Emerging Innovation, which will develop "forward-looking policy," which PK distinguishes from current "day-to-day fights." The institute will launch in the fall.

Ernesto Falcon, government affairs director, becomes vice president, government relations, and Katy Tasker, outreach and development associate, will be external affairs manager.

Art Brodsky, communications director, has been named vice president of communications.

Whitney Tompkins Myers, events manager, will be senior events manager, and Tim Ingerick, administrative assistant, will be manager of administration and finance.

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.