Diane Holland has been named legal adviser, media and consumer protection, for FCC commissioner Geoffrey Starks.
Holland was most recently senior adviser for technology and telecom at the
Washington Bureau of the National Urban League and, before that, was VP of law and policy at USTelecom.
But Holland also has an extensive FCC resume prior to that including as deputy associate general counsel and chief of staff to the general counsel, as well as posts in the Wireline Competition Bureau, including associate bureau chief.
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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.