Comcast Washington, D.C. Office Announces New Legal and Public Policy Hires

  Comcast Washington, D.C. Office Announces New Legal and Public Policy Hires

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WASHINGTON -- February 26, 2013

Comcast Corporation (Nasdaq: CMCSA, CMCSK), a global media and technology
company, announced today that it has hired Ryan Wallach as Senior Deputy
General Counsel and Madura Wijewardena as Senior Director, Public Policy. Mr.
Wallach’s responsibilities will include legal analysis and advocacy regarding
regulatory and litigation matters, and he will report to Lynn Charytan, Vice
President Legal Regulatory Affairs and Senior Deputy General Counsel. Mr.
Wijewardena will identify and analyze emerging public policy issues of
significance to the company, and he will report to Rebecca Arbogast, Vice
President of Global Public Policy.

“I am excited that Ryan has joined the Comcast legal team after working with
us as outside counsel for many years. He brings deep federal and legislative
legal and policy expertise and will be a terrific asset to the company,” said
Lynn Charytan, Vice President Legal Regulatory Affairs and Senior Deputy
General Counsel.

“Madura’s background in quantitative analysis combined with a deep
understanding of media and technology issues will be a valued addition to
Comcast’s public policy staff,” said Rebecca Arbogast, Vice President of
Global Public Policy.

Mr. Wallach recently served as Special Counsel at Willkie, Farr & Gallagher
LLP where he provided strategic guidance to clients on regulatory and
legislative policy and compliance issues and initiatives for over a decade. He
has served as a Professorial Lecturer in Law at the George Washington
University Law School for the past seven years co-teaching a survey course on
developments in communications law. He is an active member of the Federal
Communications Bar Association. Mr. Wallach served as a judicial clerk to The
Honorable Clyde H. Hamilton at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth
Circuit in Columbia, South Carolina and to The Honorable Harold H. Greene at
the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia in Washington. He holds a
law degree from George Washington University Law School and a bachelor's
degree from The Colorado College.

Prior to joining Comcast, Mr. Wijewardena served as the Director of Research &
Policy at the National Urban League (NUL) in Washington, D.C. where he used
research to develop NUL’s economic policy agenda and managed NUL’s policy
interactions in telecommunications and media. Prior to NUL, Mr. Wijewardena
worked for a consulting firm in Chicago where he used data analysis to assist
governments, foundations and political campaigns to develop policies and
influence opinion. Mr. Wijewardena was also part of President Obama’s first
campaign in Chicago. For the first eight years of his career, Mr. Wijewardena
was a corporate attorney in telecommunications and media. He holds a master’s
degree from the University of Chicago concentrating in microeconomics and
statistics, and law and bachelor’s degrees from the University of Sydney,
Australia.

About Comcast Corporation:

Comcast Corporation (Nasdaq: CMCSA, CMCSK) is a global media and technology
company with two primary businesses, Comcast Cable and NBCUniversal. Comcast
Cable is the nation's largest video, high-speed Internet and phone provider to
residential customers under the XFINITY brand and also provides these services
to businesses. NBCUniversal operates 30 news and entertainment cable networks,
the NBC and Telemundo broadcast networks, television production operations,
television station groups, Universal Pictures and Universal Parks and Resorts.
Visit www.comcastcorporation.com for more information.

Contact:

Comcast Corporation
Joelle Terry, 202-379-7151
Joelle_Terry@comcast.com
 
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