NAB Taps Senate Commerce Staffer As Newest Hire

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NAB Taps Senate Commerce Staffer As Newest Hire

Sep 11, 2006 4:15 PM

Washington - Sep 11, 2006 - Jamie Gillespie, a Democratic staff member of the Senate Commerce Committee, will join the National Association of Broadcasters as the director of government relations. Gillespie's hiring is one in a series of staff additions to the NAB Government Relations department. He will report to NAB Executive Vice President Douglas Wiley.

Since 2003, Gillespie has worked as a staff assistant on communications issues to Sen. Daniel Inouye (D-HI) and the Senate Commerce Committee, which oversees broadcast issues. He got his start in Washington as a staff assistant for then Senate Commerce Committee Ranking Member Ernest F. Hollings (D-SC).

Gillespie received his undergraduate degree from the University of South Carolina and is currently pursuing a master's degree in public policy at George Washington University.