Carol Melton is Executive Vice President, Global Public Policy of Time Warner, 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 worldwide, she works across all of Time Warner’s business units in managing issues connected to their domestic and international operations.
Earlier in her career, Melton served as Executive Vice President, Government Relations for Viacom’s then combined operations with CBS, which included Paramount, MTV Networks, Showtime, Simon & Schuster and all of CBS’s business interests in entertainment, news, television and radio. She has also served as Legal Advisor to the Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission; Assistant General Counsel for the organization known today as NCTA/The Internet & Television Association; and as an associate with the law firm now named Hogan Lovells.
Ms. Melton is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and on the Board of JBG Smith (NYSE: JBGS). She also serves as a Director and First Vice President of the Economic Club of Washington, D.C., as well as on the Boards of start-up incubator + arts lab Halcyon, and the Phillips Collection. NY Moves magazine named Ms. Melton one of its 2017 Power Women, and she has appeared repeatedly on Washingtonian’s list of the 100 Most Powerful Women in Washington. TECH.CO identified Ms. Melton as one of the 12 Most Powerful Women in DC Tech.
Ms. Melton holds a J.D. from the Washington College of Law at American University; an M.A. in Journalism and Communications from the University of Florida; and a B.A. from Wake Forest University.