WASHINGTON � The National Association of Broadcasters has tapped a former top Barack Obama White House official to be VP of government relations. His first day is July 10.�
Josh Pollack had been special assistant to the president for legislative affairs for a half decade, handling Senate relations for the White House between 2012 and 2015.�
Before joining the White House as director of confirmations (of presidential appointees), he was with the law firm of King & Spalding in Washington.
�Josh�s distinguished public service in all three branches of federal government make him an ideal advocate on behalf of America�s broadcasters,� said NAB president Gordon Smith of the new hire. �NAB is pleased to add him to our talented advocacy team as we tackle the legislative issues critical to our members.�
A version of this article was originally posted on B&C.�