DirecTV promotes Reinsdorf

altAndrew Reinsdorf has been promoted to DirecTV's senior vice president of government affairs. He will now oversee the company's federal and state legislative lobbying efforts. He will also lead efforts for DirecTV's Political Action Committee.

Reinsdorf has been with the satellite company's Washington office for five years, working on legislative strategy. Before joining DirecTV, he worked at the National Association of Broadcasters, Nestle USA and the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee.

He's currently the chair of the Satellite Broadcasting and Communications Association.