Jane Mago

Executive Vice President and General Counsel, National Association of Broadcasters

Jane Mago, executive vice president and general counsel, directs the work of the National Association of Broadcasters Legal department. She is responsible for all aspects of the association's legal strategy and for ensuring that the pleadings before the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), the courts and other administrative agencies effectively advocate on behalf of NAB members. Her areas of expertise include constitutional issues (including First Amendment matters), FCC ownership rules, political broadcasting, Equal Employment Opportunity, administrative law, enforcement and licensing matters.

Jane joined NAB in 2004 after more than 26 years at the FCC. Her prior work at the FCC included many high level positions such as general counsel, chief of the Office of Strategic Planning and Policy Analysis, deputy chief of the Enforcement Bureau and legal advisor to three commissioners.

Jane is a member of the New York Bar. Jane holds B.A., M.A. and J.D. degrees from the State University of New York at Buffalo. She lives in McLean, Va., with her husband Robert Blau and their three children.

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Publications and Multimedia
The FCC vs. the First Amendment - Event Audio/Video
2013 National Lawyers Convention
November 20, 2013