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Office of the Press Secretary
For Immediate Release

President Obama Announces Another Key Administration Post

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, President Barack Obama announced his intent to nominate the following individual to a key Administration post:

  • Howard A. Husock – Member, Board of Directors of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting 

President Obama announced his intent to nominate the following individual to a key Administration post:

Howard A. Husock, Nominee for Member, Board of Directors of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting

Howard A. Husock is Vice President for Policy Research at the Manhattan Institute, which he joined in 2006.  He also directs the Institute’s Social Entrepreneurship and Philanthropy Initiative.  From 1987 to 2006, Mr. Husock served as Director of Case Studies in Public Policy and Management at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University, where he was also a research fellow at the Hauser Center for Nonprofit Organizations from 2005 to 2006.  In 1989, he was a Fellow in the Media Studies Project at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, and from 1981 to 1982, he was a Mid-Career Fellow at the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University.  From 1979 to 1986, he worked as a producer, director, and reporter at WGBH Boston, where he received three Emmy Awards and the Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Award.  Since 1998, he has been a Contributing Editor to City Journal.  Mr. Husock received a B.S. in Journalism from Boston University.