Former FCC Commissioner Tristani Named President of Benton Foundation

Mar 14, 2006  •  Post A Comment

Former FCC Commissioner Gloria Tristani on Tuesday was named president of the Washington-based Benton Foundation, effective April 5. Ms. Tristani is currently managing director of the watchdog Office of Communication of the United Church of Christ. The Benton Foundation, which in a statement said it is “committed to articulating a public interest vision for the digital age and demonstrating the value of

communications for solving social problems,” has been operating without a president for two years, according to a foundation spokesperson.