Rebecca Hanson, executive vice president and general counsel for HC2 Broadcasting, and DuJuan McCoy, owner of Circle City Broadcasting, were appointed to the NAB Television Board of Directors by NAB TV Board Chair Emily Barr. The appointments are effective immediately. Hanson joined HC2 Broadcasting in July 2018 and is responsible for the legal and regulatory […]
Rebecca Hanson will be responsible for the legal and regulatory operations of HC2’s growing portfolio of mostly low-power TV stations, including the transition to the new ATSC 3.0 standard and related broadcast innovations.
Rebecca Hanson of the Sinclair Broadcast Group was elected to the board of trustees of the Media Institute at the board’s annual meeting today in Washington. Hanson is SVP, strategy and policy, for Sinclair. Hanson is a senior media and telecom executive, with experience in the entertainment, wireless, and regulatory areas. She joined Sinclair Broadcast Group in […]
Rebecca Hanson, Sinclair Broadcast Group SVP, strategy and policy, has been named to an open seat on the National Association of Broadcasters TV board, effective immediately, an NAB spokesman confirmed Friday morning. Hanson, a former senior adviser in the FCC’s Media Bureau, started working as SBG’s top Washington lobbyist on Jan. 1.
The former FCC senior adviser will head the broadcast group’s new Washington office as senior vice president, strategy and policy. At the FCC, she served on the Incentive Auction Task Force and has been active in encouraging broadcasters to participate in the auction, a position somewhat at odds with her new employer.