David Honig

Executive Director - Minority Media and Telecommunications Council
Washington , DC

Bio:

David Honig co-founded the Minority Media and Telecommunications Council (MMTC) in 1986.  MMTC currently represents 68 minority, civil rights and religious national organizations in selected proceedings before the FCC and other agencies, and it operates the nation's only full service, minority owned media and telecom brokerage.  Mr. Honig serves MMTC as President and Executive Director. Mr. Honig has practiced communications and civil rights law since 1983, specializing in electronic redlining and race discrimination cases.  He has taught and written extensively about issues in the intersection between civil rights and international and domestic communications. The National Law Journal has named Mr. Honig one of the thirty most influential communications lawyers. Mr. Honig chairs the Constitutional Issues Subcommittee of the FCC’s Advisory Committee on Diversity for Communications in the Digital Age, and he serves pro bono as Special Counsel for Civil Rights for the Florida State Conference of the NAACP.  He holds a B.A. in Mathematics from Oberlin College, an M.S. in Systems Analysis from the University of Rochester, and a law degree cum laude from Georgetown University.