Roger Goldblatt is responsible for advising the Bureau Chief of FCC’s Consumer & Governmental Affairs Bureau on consumer outreach and consumer education activities related to the digital transition (DTV). Currently he is serving as the Pacific Region Coordinator for the Commission’s Nationwide DTV outreach program. He has concentrated his efforts on the Commission’s Outreach towards underserved communities, such as non English speaking, low income, seniors, children and the disabled community. Mr. Goldblatt has created our DTV deputy program and leads presentations of the program nationally.
Mr. Goldblatt has been with the FCC since the year 2000. Prior to joining the Commission, he was the Federal Outreach Manager for the federal Government’s Y2K transition, working with other federal and local agencies, businesses and associations. He created and managed the Y2K federal hotline and Web site, organized informational town hall meetings and worked extensively with the media. As a senior public affairs officer at the Department of Labor, he managed outreach programs for their Pension Welfare & Benefits Administration. He worked at the White House as the director of the Health Care Reform Information Center and then Director of the Office of Special Projects. Over his long federal career, Mr. Goldblatt has developed a reputation for creating consumer outreach programs on sensitive and difficult to understand issues. He has also written and designed hundreds of publications and outreach tool kits.
Mr. Goldblatt has a Masters in Public Administration from Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government, a Masters in Business Administration from Johns Hopkins University and a Bachelors in Communications from George Washington University.