The chairman said today that he will be leaving but didn’t specify when. Among the names floating around Washington to succeed him are Democrats Tom Wheeler, Karen Kornbluh, Larry Strickling and Catherine Sandoval. Also up for grabs is the Republican seat to be vacated by Robert McDowell. Sources say among those in the running for his position are Michael O’Rielly, Doug Schwartz, Ray Baum, Neil Fried and A.B. Cruz III.
FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski will deliver a keynote speech during the 2011 NAB Show in Las Vegas, show organizers announced today. Genachowski’s remarks will be made during the FCC Chairman’s Breakfast on Tuesday, April 12.