Marty Franks

John Orlando Is CBS’ New Top Lobbyist

CBS named John Orlando the company's top lobbyist in Washington. As evp of government affairs, Orlando will oversee all the company's lobbying activities in Washington, D.C., as well as with state and local governments—and, of course, retransmission consent, an issue that has been heating up on Capitol Hill.

Marty Franks, CBS’ Top Lobbyist, to Retire

Marty Franks, CBS' top honcho in Washington for 25 years and one of broadcasting's most influential lobbyists, is retiring Sept. 30.