An FCC source confirms that veteran journalist Kim Hart is joining the FCC as press secretary to FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler.
She is succeeding Justin Cole, who left the commissioner earlier this year to become director of the Office of Public Affairs for the Federal Trade Commission. (http://www.broadcastingcable.com/news/washington/justin-cole-head-ftc-pu...).
Hart, a former tech journalist with Politico, The Hill (Hillicon Valley) and The Washington Post, had most recently headed media relations for Neustar.
Hart will take her post starting Monday, May 12.