Comcast Appoints John Morabito Senior Director/Policy Counsel, Federal Government Affairs
Comcast Corporation (Nasdaq: CMCSA, CMCSK) today announced that John Morabito is joining the company as Senior Director/Policy Counsel, Federal Government Affairs in Washington, DC. He will serve as one of Comcast's senior lobbyists focused on Congress and the Administration beginning on June 21st. Morabito currently serves as Vice President-Regulatory and Legislative Affairs, Qwest Communications International Inc., where he has been responsible for advocating Qwest's public policy positions before the FCC, Congress, and the Administration. Before that, Morabito served as Attorney and Vice President-Federal Affairs, Global Crossing, and as Counsel, Committee on Commerce, U.S. House of Representatives. Prior to that, he served in a number of positions in the Common Carrier Bureau of the FCC. Comcast Executive Vice President David L. Cohen said, "We are very fortunate to add John to the first-class team we have assembled to represent our company in Washington, DC. John joins Kerry Knott, Jim Coltharp, Brian Kelly and Melissa Maxfield to advocate on behalf of the new Comcast and the cable industry to legislators and policy makers." "John's extensive background and expertise will significantly enhance our abilities to communicate Comcast's messages to policy makers on both sides of the aisle and at the FCC," said Kerry Knott, Vice President of Public Affairs. "John will be a tremendous addition to our team representing Comcast's interests in Washington during very exciting times for this industry."
Morabito received an A.B., Economics, Vassar College and J.D., University of Maryland School of Law.
Comcast Corporation (http://www.comcast.com) is principally involved in
the development, management and operation of broadband cable networks, and in
the provision of programming content. The Company is the largest cable
company in the United States, serving more than 21 million cable subscribers.
The Company's content businesses include majority ownership of Comcast
Spectacor, Comcast SportsNet, E! Entertainment Television, Style Network, The
Golf Channel, Outdoor Life Network and G4techTV. Comcast Class A common stock
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