FCC spokesman David Fiske to retire

Federal Communications Commission spokesman David Fiske will retire from the agency this December after spending 16 and a half years in the Office of Media Relations.

Fiske joined the FCC after a short stint covering the broadcast beat for the trade publication Communications Daily. He previously worked as a lobbyist, in public relations and spent several years in the corporate office of CBS.

Fiske will take on some freelance writing and editing projects in addition to spending more time on the beach. He graduated from Wesleyan University and the University of Pennsylvania Law School. Broadcasting & Cable first reported his retirement.