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FCC Announces Kim Hart As Press Secretary

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Released: May 9, 2014

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Federal Communications Commission

News Media Information 202 / 418-0500

445 12th Street, S.W.

Internet: http://www.fcc.gov

Washington, D. C. 20554

This is an unofficial announcement of Commission action. Release of the full text of a Commission order constitutes official action.
See MCI v. FCC. 515 F 2d 385 (D.C. Circ 1974).

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

NEWS MEDIA CONTACT:

May 9, 2014
Neil Grace (202) 418-0506
Email: neil.grace@fcc.gov

FCC ANNOUNCES KIM HART AS PRESS SECRETARY TO CHAIRMAN TOM WHEELER

Washington, D.C. – The Federal Communications Commission announced today the appointment of Kim
Hart as Press Secretary to Chairman Tom Wheeler. Ms. Hart will serve as Commission Spokeswoman in
FCC’s Office of Media Relations, led by Communications Director Shannon Gilson.
“I am pleased to welcome Kim to the communications team. Kim’s years of experience covering
technology and telecommunications issues make her an outstanding fit to serve as Chairman Wheeler’s
spokesperson. She is well-versed in Commission issues and well-regarded among her peers,” said
Communications Director Shannon Gilson.
Kim Hart previously served as Director of Corporate Communications at Neustar, a Virginia-based
information services and analytics company. Before joining Neustar in 2012, Kim was Politico’s Senior
Technology Reporter, focusing on policy issues affecting the technology and telecommunications
industries. At Politico, she helped launch the Morning Tech daily newsletter and Politico Pro, the
publication’s subscription news service.
Previously, she launched and wrote the Hillicon Valley blog for The Hill and covered technology as a
business reporter and columnist The Washington Post. She studied journalism and public relations at the
University of Florida and received a masters degree in public affairs journalism from the University of
Maryland. She has taught journalism classes at Georgetown University and George Washington
University.
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