Michael Powell

Jan 21, 2002  •  Post A Comment

Most significant professional accomplishment: “The honor of being selected by President Bush to head the FCC at this challenging time.”
What he watches on television: “I watch a lot of TV. I especially watch a lot with my children. At present I am watching a lot of news and documentary shows, given the world situation. I also am totally hooked on `24.”’
Hobbies: “Boating and high-tech gadgets.”
Career highlights: FCC chairman since January 2001; commissioner, November 1997 to January 2001; chief of staff, antitrust division, U.S. Department of Justice, December 1996 to November 1997; attorney, O’Melveny & Myers, Washington, July 1994 to December 1996.