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Sen. Thune Names Communications Director

Sen. John Thune (R-S.D), ranking member of the Senate Commerce Committee, has named Rachel Millard communications director in his Washington office.

Millard replaces Andi Fouberg, who is exiting the position to become President of the South Dakota State University Alumni Association.

Millard had been Thune's press secretary and before that a communications advisor.

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.