Gloria Tristani Joins NHMC

Was diversity advocate at FCC

Former FCC Democratic commissioner Gloria Tristani has joined the National Hispanic Media Coalition as a special policy advisor.

That advice will on how to close the digital divide and push for more Latino voices in the media. She has long advocated for

Tristani has been an attorney with Spiegel & McDiarmid, where her clients included PEG channels and municipal governments.

She is also the former president of the Benton Foundation.

Tristani was a commissioner in 1997-2001, where she pushed for E-rate schools and libraries broadband subsidies and greater diversity.

She is also managing director of the Office of Communication of the United Church of Christ, which has been a long-time advocate for ownership diversity and the public interest standard.