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Top Rosenworcel Aides Leaving the FCC

Two top advisors to Federal Communications Commission commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel are heading to the Hill.

Rosenworcel announced during the FCC's public meeting Jan. 29 that senior legal advisor David Goldman would be joining the staff of Rep. Frank Pallone (D-N.J.), ranking member of the House Energy & Commerce Committee, as chief council for communications policy. In addition, Clint Odom, her policy director for media issues, is leaving to join the Senate Commerce Committee as general counsel under ranking member Bill Nelson (D-Fla.).

Priscilla Delgado Argeris will succeed Goldman as senior counsel on Rosenworcel's staff; she had ben legal advisor. Valery Galasso, who had been special advisor and confidential assistant, will now be Rosenworcel's policy advisor on media issues.

Additionally, Travis Litman has joined the Rosenworcel team, handling wireline issues, while Jennifer Thompson will succeed Galasso as confidential assistant and special 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.