John Orlando was named Executive Vice President, Government Affairs for CBS Corporation in October of 2013. He oversees the Corporation’s activities in Washington as well as with state and local governments.
Orlando previously served as Senior Vice President, Washington for CBS and was responsible for the oversight, formulation and implementation of the Company’s public policy and government relations objectives. He also served as CBS’s lead lobbyist.
Prior to rejoining CBS in 2006, Orlando spent five years at the National Association of Broadcasters as the head of their Government Relations department. Before that, he served as Vice President, Washington, for CBS, and Vice President and Principal at Timmons and Company, a Washington lobbying firm. Before joining the private sector, Orlando worked on Capitol Hill for 14 years.