STAMFORD, Conn., July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Charter Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:CHTR) today announced that Christianna Lewis Barnhart will join the Company as Vice President, Regulatory Affairs, effective July 14th. In this role, Barnhart will work alongside the Government Affairs team to oversee regulatory strategy for the company. Barnhart will be based in the company's Washington, D.C. office and will report to Alex Hoehn-Saric, Senior Vice President, Government Affairs.
"Christianna's wide-ranging knowledge of telecommunications regulations will be a tremendous asset to Charter," said Hoehn-Saric. "Christianna is an ideal choice to advance Charter's regulatory policies and will immediately play a significant role in managing the Company's interaction with agency officials and monitoring regulatory proceedings."
Most recently, Barnhart managed the universal service rural health care program in the Telecommunications Access Policy Division at the Federal Communications Commission. Barnhart held several positions with the FCC since 2011. Prior to joining the FCC, Barnhart served as Legislative Counsel at Bernstein Strategy Group and Associate at Finnegan, Henderson, LLP.
Barnhart holds an MBA and a JD from American University in Washington, D.C. and a BA from James Madison University.
Charter (NASDAQ: CHTR) is a leading broadband communications company and the fourth-largest cable operator in the United States. Charter provides a full range of advanced broadband services, including advanced Charter TV® video entertainment programming, Charter Internet® access, and Charter Phone®. Charter Business® similarly provides scalable, tailored, and cost-effective broadband communications solutions to business organizations, such as business-to-business Internet access, data networking, business telephone, video and music entertainment services, and wireless backhaul. Charter's advertising sales and production services are sold under the Charter Media® brand. More information about Charter can be found at charter.com.
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