FCC Names Audio Division Chief

Doyle to aid with transition

The FCC has named Albert Shuldiner chief of the Media Bureau's audio division, succeeding current chief Peter Doyle.

Doyle will become a senior advisor to the division during the transition.

The audio division oversees licensing of commercial and noncommercial radio and provides legal analysis on audio issues.

Shuldiner had been a consultant. His resume also includes posts at DTS, Inc., Ibiquity Digital Corporation, and Vinson & Elkins, LLP.

“Al’s breadth of experience in the radio industry will enable him to hit the ground running as he takes over as Audio Division Chief,” said FCC Chairman Ajit Pai in a statement.  “His extensive knowledge of the radio business as well as FCC regulatory issues makes him extremely qualified to assume this position.”