Lunch Series Event: CBS

Lunch Series Event: CBS

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Jul 20, 201212:00 PM
601 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Suite 540 North, Washington, DC 20004
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Our lunch series events allow students to get to know experienced professionals in their workplaces. Lunch will be provided by The Washington Center.


*Space is limited. To attend, watch for an emailed invitation and RSVP by Monday, July 9th at 12pm.*



CBS Corporation, 5 minute walk from Archives/Navy Memorial Metro


Lunch Series Guest: John Orlando

Senior Vice President, Washington, CBS Corporation

John Orlando rejoined the new CBS Corporation in January 2006. He is responsible for oversight, formulation, and implementation of CBS’s public policy and government relations’ objectives. As CBS’s lead lobbyist, Orlando is the company’s principal contact with the Congress and Administration.


Prior to returning to CBS, John was Executive Vice President, Government Relations, for the National Association of Broadcasters. He managed NAB’s government relations’ staff and was responsible for developing and directing the association’s public policy and government relations’ strategies.


Before moving to the NAB, John was Vice President of CBS’s Washington, D.C. office. In this role, John was responsible for all aspects of CBS’s day-to-day government relations.


Previously, John was Vice President of Timmons & Company, one of Washington’s leading lobbying firms.


From 1989 to 1993, John was Chief of Staff for the House Energy and Commerce Committee. In addition to managing the Energy and Commerce Committee staff, John was responsible for directing Chairman Dingell’s personal Congressional office and Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations.


Before joining the House Energy and Commerce Committee, John worked for Congressman Dingell during which time he managed Dingell’s Congressional staff in Washington, D.C. and Michigan. He came to Capitol Hill after working at the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee in various capacities.


John is a graduate of San Diego State University. He and his wife, Tracy, have four children and live in Bethesda, Maryland.

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