12 September 2012 6:24 PM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Jeffrey Shell, president of NBCUniversal International, will be nominated by President Obama to the post of chairman of the Broadcasting Board of Governors. NBCUniversal confirmed Wednesday that Shell would be named to head the independent federal agency that oversees U.S. government non-military international broadcasting. Also read: Jeff Shell Wants a Job -- But at Tribune, or Comcast? Shell currently serves on the board of the National Constitution Center. He was named president of NBCUniversal International last year, after serving 6 years as president of the Comcast Programming Group. He was CEO of Gemstar TV »

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