Helgi Walker, Bush administration associate counsel and a familiar face in
communications circles, has joined Wiley, Rein & Fielding LLP in Washington, D.C., as of
counsel in the appellate and communications groups.
Walker's resume includes the governmental branch trifecta: She has also
worked at the Supreme Court (law clerk to Clarence Thomas) and the Senate (press
office of Strom Thurmond).
Before joining the White House in January 2001, she was senior legal adviser
to then-Republican Federal Communications Commission member Harold Furchtgott-Roth.
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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.