The Policy Division conducts proceedings concerning broadcast, cable, and post-licensing Direct Broadcast Satellite issues, including children’s television programming requirements, broadcaster market modification petitions, over-the-air-reception devices, access to programming and distribution platforms, and other related matters.  It also facilitates competition in the multichannel video programming marketplace by resolving carriage disputes and other complaints involving access to facilities.  Additionally, the Division oversees and provides guidance to industry on the FCC’s political broadcasting rules and manages proceedings pertaining to the accessibility of video programming.

Policy Division
(202) 418-2120
Division Chief
Senior Deputy Division Chief
Deputy Division Chief
Assistant Division Chief
Assistant Division Chief
Assistant Division Chief
Maria Mullarkey
Steven Broeckaert
Brendan Murray
Robert Baker
Lyle Elder
Michael Scurato


For more information pertaining to the Policy Division, please call (202) 418-2120.

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