Reinsdorf Moves to WarnerMedia

Has been handling AT&T streaming/OTT issues for AT&T
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Andrew Reinsdorf has left AT&T's policy shop to move over to co-owned WarnerMedia 

Reinsdorf has been named SVP government relations, overseeing federal and state legislative affairs for the AT&T media and entertainment arm, whose assets include HBO, HBO Go, Warner Bros., TNT, TBS, truTV, CNN, New Line, Cartoon Network, Adult Swim, and Turner Classic Movies. 

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“Andrew’s two decades of experience in media and content distribution uniquely position him 

to advance the business priorities of WarnerMedia,” said John Stankey, AT&T president and WarnerMedia CEO.

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He has been SVP of video policy at AT&T dealing with issues including law and regulation for video streaming so the move makes sense given the implications for the WarnerMedia stable of high-value video content.  

Before joining AT&T, Reinsdord was SVP at the National Association of Broadcasters, served a stint at the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee and ran DirecTV's Washington office (DirecTV is also owned by AT&T) as SVP. 

“I am excited to lead government affairs for such an iconic media and entertainment company that is at the forefront of content creation and innovative distribution,” said Reinsdorf in a statement.

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