Anne Brachman is the Senior Vice President of Government Affairs at the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. In her role, she serves as the primary liaison between CPB and the federal government. She oversees CPB's interactions with national organizations and stations as they relate to federal funding, authorization and other policy issues.
Prior to joining CPB, Ms. Brachman served as the Manager for International and Government Affairs at the Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA), a trade association that represents several hundred global telecommunications equipment manufacturers. She began her career in Washington, DC working for a Member of Congress from Florida. She served the people of Northwest Florida for over five years, spending the last three years as the Congressman’s Legislative Director. In that capacity, she assisted in the overall development of policy positions, legislative initiatives, and managed the office's legislative staff.
Ms. Brachman has a B.S. in Telecommunications from the University of Florida and Master of Public Policy from George Mason University.