Carol A. Melton is Executive Vice President of Global Public Policy for Time Warner, a leading media and entertainment company that creates, packages and delivers high-quality film and television content worldwide on a multi-platform basis. She oversees the company’s policy-related activities through offices in Washington, New York, London, Brussels, Hong Kong and Buenos Aires. Melton works across the company’s operating divisions of HBO, Turner and Warner Bros. Entertainment, engaging on various business, regulatory and technology matters as well as digital strategies. Melton previously served as Viacom’s EVP of Government Relations for its then combined operations with CBS, including Paramount, MTV Networks, Showtime and Simon & Schuster. She has also served as Legal Advisor to the Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission; Assistant General Counsel for the National Cable Television Association; and as an associate with the law firm now named Hogan Lovells.
Melton is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and serves on the Boards of the Economic Club of Washington, D.C., Georgetown Heritage and the Phillips Collection. Washingtonian magazine has repeatedly named Melton among the 100 Most Powerful Women in Washington. She holds a J.D. from the Washington College of Law at American University; an M.A. in communications from the University of Florida; and a B.A. from Wake Forest University. Flagler College has awarded her an Honorary Doctor of Laws.