Policy Advisor, Federal Communications Commission
Mr. Swarztrauber will serve as Policy Advisor and advise Commissioner Carr on media issues. He joins Commissioner Carr’s office from TechFreedom, where he was Director of Public Affairs. In that role, Mr. Swarztrauber worked on a wide range of issues, including media ownership, video competition, and the broadcast incentive auction. He also managed the organization’s communications and outreach teams, and represented the organization in a diverse array of coalitions. Additionally, he co-founded and hosted the Tech Policy Podcast since its launch in January 2016, and has written articles and conducted interviews on a variety of tech policy matters.
Prior to his work at TechFreedom, Mr. Swarztrauber served as a communications staffer in the New York State Assembly, and he worked on various political campaigns in New York City. He received his undergraduate degree from George Washington University.