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Nina Shafran has been named Deputy Chief of the FCC's Mass Media Bureau Audio Division.Shafran joins the Commission from the staff of the Dow, Lohnes & Albertson communications group where she specialized in broadcast matters. (FCC)
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FCC Appoints Nina Shafran to MMB
Washington, DC - Nov 6, 2001 - Nina Shafran has been named deputy chief of the Mass Media Bureau's audio services division.
Shafran joins the Commission from Dow, Lohnes & Albertson’s communications group where she specialized in broadcast matters.
Prior to joining Dow, Lohnes in January 1998, Shafran worked at the DC offices of O'Melveny & Myers and Weil, Gotschal and Manges.
experience includes broadcast transactions, station facilities applications, and rule making proceedings, particularly those involving the Commission's ownership rules.
has also counseled broadcasters and lenders on FCC issues raised by various forms of financing and securities offerings.
Before practicing communications law, Shafran
specialized in international trade matters.
She served at the U.S. Department of Commerce and the International Trade Commission prior to being admitted to the bar.
Shafran graduated with honors from The George Washington University law school in 1990.
She holds a bachelor of arts degree from Bryn Mawr College and a master of arts degree from Georgetown University in Russian studies/international trade.
News Briefs: November 6-10, 2001.
11/6. Nina Shafran was named Deputy Chief of the FCC's Mass Media Bureau's Audio Services Division.She previously worked for the law firm of Dow Lohnes & Albertson.Prior to that, she worked in the Washington DC office of the law firm of O'Melveny & Myers, and in the Washington DC office of the law firm of Weil Gotschal & Manges.See, FCC release [PDF].
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NRB 2004 Educational Sessions
Invited participants include from the Media Bureau, Roy Stewart, Chief Office of Broadcast License Policy, FCC; and Nina Shafran, Deputy Chief, Audio Division, FCC.
...Invited participants include from the Media Bureau, Roy Stewart, Chief Office of Broadcast License Policy, FCC; and Nina Shafran, Deputy Chief, Audio Division, FCC.
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...Nina Shafran joined Dow , Lohnes & Albertson in 1998
specializes in radio and television broadcast transactions , including those raising complex or novel regulatory issues concerning media ownership attribution , cross- ownership or foreign ownership under FCC rules.She
also advises clients or represents them before the FCC
in a wide range of other broadcast regulatory proceedings.
Professional Activities , Memberships and Publications :
Bar Admissions - District Of Columbia 1991 ; Pennsylvania 1991Member - Federal Communications Bar Association
Member - Women's Bar Association
Senior Articles Editor - The George Washington Journal of International Law and Ecomonics