Carol A. Melton
Executive Vice President, Global Public Policy, Time Warner
Carol A. Melton is Executive Vice President for Global Public Policy of Time Warner Inc.
Ms. Melton became Time Warner's Executive Vice President for Global Public Policy in 2005. She is responsible for overseeing the Company's policy offices in Washington, D.C., London, Brussels, Hong Kong and Buenos Aires. As Time Warner's chief public policy strategist, she works across all of Time Warner's business units in managing issues connected to their domestic and international operations.
Ms. Melton previously was a member of Viacom Inc.'s senior management team. As Executive Vice President for Government Relations, she oversaw policy issues for all of Viacom's businesses, including CBS, Paramount, MTV Networks, Showtime and Simon & Schuster.
Prior to joining Viacom in 1997, Ms. Melton served at Time Warner as Vice President for Law and Public Policy. Ms. Melton has also served as Legal Advisor to the Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission; as Assistant General Counsel for the National Cable & Telecommunications Association; and as an associate with the law firm of Hogan & Hartson (now Hogan Lovells).
Ms. Melton is on the Board of Directors of the Economic Club of Washington, D.C. and is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations. She has also served on the Board of Directors of the National Association of Broadcasters and on the Boards of Trustees of the Committee for Economic Development, the Media Institute, the Meridian International Center, the Potomac School, the Federal Communications Bar Association Foundation and the Washington Performing Arts Society.
Ms. Melton earned a B.A. degree from Wake Forest University, an M.A. in Journalism and Communications from the University of Florida, and a J.D. from the Washington College of Law at American University.