Witnesses sets for Senate SHVERA panel


The Senate Commerce Committee’s Subcommittee on Communications, Technology, and the Internet is getting into the Reauthorization of the Satellite Home Viewer Extension and Reauthorization Act act, and Meredith’s Paul Karpowicz will be there looking out for commercial broadcast interests.

The session is scheduled for Wednesday, 10/7/09 at 10:00 AM. John Kerry is Chairman.

Here is the full witness list:

* Robert M. Gabrielli, SVP for Programming & Distribution, DIRECTV

* R. Stanton Dodge, EVP, Secretary, and General Counsel, DISH Network

* Paul Karpowicz, President, Meredith Corporation

* Bill Acker, Director, Broadcasting & Technology, West Virginia Public Broadcasting