John Branscome, communications counsel for the Senate
Commerce Committee, is moving up to senior communications counsel, the post formerly
held by new Democratic FCC Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel, a committee source
In addition, Shawn Bone, a public policy consultant at Wiley
Rein in D.C., will be joining the committee, replacing Branscome.
Branscome is a former FCC bureau chief and legal adviser,
including to then Commissioners Michael Copps and Kathleen Abernathy. He was
also detailed from the FCC to advise Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) on communications