Ms Jessica Rosenworcel, Commissioner, Federal Communications Commission (FCC), United States
Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel was confirmed unanimously by the United States Senate for a seat on the Federal Communications Commission on May 7, 2012. Prior to joining the agency, Commissioner Rosenworcel served as Senior Communications Counsel for the United States Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
In this position, she was responsible for legislation, hearings, and policy development involving a wide range of communications issues, including spectrum auctions, public safety, broadband deployment and adoption, universal service, video programming, satellite television, local radio, and digital television transition.
Before joining the staff of the Committee, she served as Legal Advisor to former FCC Commissioner Michael J. Copps, Legal Counsel to the Chief of the Wireline Competition Bureau, and as an Attorney-Advisor in the Wireline Competition Bureau. Prior to entering public service, Commissioner Rosenworcel practiced communications law at Drinker Biddle and Reath. She is a graduate of Wesleyan University and New York University School of Law.