Sarah Whitesell has been named deputy chief of the FCC's Media Bureau. She had been associate bureau chief.
Julius Genachowski said she would play a "leadership role in shaping
policies" on ownership, kids issues and transactions, among other issues
within the bureau's purview.
has been with the bureau since 2005 and, before that, was associate
chief of the Office of Strategic Planning and Policy Analysis, associate
chief of the Cable Bureau and advisor to a pair
Whitesell joins three other deputy chiefs, Robert Ratcliffe, Kris Montieth, and Michelle Carey.