THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
PRESIDENT CLINTON NAMES MARC B. NATHANSON AS MEMBER OF THE
BROADCASTING BOARD OF GOVERNORS
The President today announced his intent to nominate Marc B. Nathanson to serve as a Member of the Broadcasting Board of Governors.
Mr. Marc B. Nathanson, of Los Angeles, California, is a well-known international businessman and cable television pioneer. He is the founder, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer of Falcon Cable TV that serves in excess of one million subscribers in over 800 communities in 26 states. Mr. Nathanson is a 30-year veteran of the cable TV industry and was elected a member of the "Cable Pioneers" in 1982. He is a member of the Board of Governors of AIDS Project Los Angeles and a Trustee of the John E. Anderson School of Management at UCLA. Mr. Nathanson was first appointed a member to the Broadcasting Board of Governors in 1995. Upon this appointment, he will be designated Chairman of the Board.
Mr. Nathanson holds a B.A. from the University of Denver and an M.A. in Political Science from the University of California at Santa Barbara, where he was a National Science Foundation Fellow.
The Broadcasting Board of Governors was created by the International Broadcasting Act of 1994. The Board, an independent agency as of October 1, 1999, manages 2,400 employees responsible for policy and budgetary oversight for all non-military international broadcasting services of the United States Government. These services include the Voice of America, Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, Radio and Television Marti, Worldnet Television and Radio Free Asia.