The FCC has named former Discovery executive Phoebe Yang as senior
advisor to the chairman on broadband, a new position.
It will be familiar territory for Yang, who has been heading up
the team managing the plan as general counsel, including representing the FCC
on an inter-agency working group charged with implementing it across the
Yang's resume includes VP of corporate development and VP of
digital media operations at Discovery, VP at AOL Time Warner, a stint in the
Clinton administration and law practice at Hogan & Hartson.