WASHINGTON, D.C. – Steve Haro, executive vice president for government affairs for TelevisaUnivision, has been appointed to the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Television Board of Directors by Television Board Chair Perry Sook in accordance with NAB by-laws. The appointment is effective immediately.
Haro joined TelevisaUnivision in April 2022 and currently oversees all policy, advocacy and political work for the company, which is the largest Spanish language media enterprise in the world.
Prior to joining TelevisaUnivision, Haro was a consultant for the government affairs firm, Mehlman Castagnetti Rosen & Thomas. Previously, Haro served as chief of staff to Sens. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) and Martin Heinrich (D-NM). In 2015, he was nominated by President Barack Obama and confirmed unanimously by the United States Senate as assistant secretary for legislative and intergovernmental affairs at the Department of Commerce.
Haro has also worked for the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee as its western regional political director and national Hispanic outreach director. He previously served as senior adviser to former Rep. Xavier Becerra (D-CA) and as Colorado communications director and chief spokesperson for Sen. John Kerry’s presidential campaign.
Haro holds a Bachelor of Arts and Masters of Arts from Loyola University Chicago.
Haro assumes the Board seat of Chris Wood.
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