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Broadband Breakfast is a unique media company. We began as a voice in the wilderness advocating for higher-capacity internet everywhere. Our rallying cry is “Better Broadband, Better Lives.” As the coronavirus pandemic makes painfully clear, Better Broadband is vital: We need it now more than ever.

Broadband Breakfast is also an inclusive media community. We don’t take sides on controversies around fiber or wireless, net neutrality or open internet orders, privacy rules or changes to Section 230. We bring people together through the Broadband Breakfast Club and online. Our news coverage and our events are topical, timely and smart.

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Drew Clark, Editor and Publisher

Drew Clark, the Editor and Publisher of Breakfast Media LLC, is a nationally-respected telecommunications attorney. Clark brings experts and practitioners together to advance the benefits provided by broadband. You can find him on LinkedIn. The articles and posts on Broadband Breakfast, Breakfast Media LLC, and affiliated social media are not legal advice or legal services, do not constitute the creation of an attorney-client privilege, and represent the views of their respective authors.

An early advocate of better broadband, better lives, he founded Broadband Census as a way to crowdsource broadband data left unpublished by the Federal Communications Commission. Then, Broadband Breakfast helped drive debate around broadband investments under the 2009 American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. Clark was appointed executive director of the Partnership for a Connected Illinois under Gov. Pat Quinn. There, he led a combined federal and state effort of fiber-optic and wireless infrastructure investments, including broadband mapping, economic development and digital literacy training. He is also the President of the Rural Telecommunications Congress, a co-host of the annual Broadband Communities Summit.

Email: drew@breakfast.media

Articles: broadbandbreakfast.com/author/drew-clark

Mala Goodrich, Development Associate

Development Associate Mala Goodrich is a graduate of the University of Virginia Media Studies Program, focusing on transnational media trends and policy with an emphasis on East Asia. She is currently working to perfect her Mandarin Chinese. Mala sees accessible broadband as the first step for everyone to be informed global citizens.

Email: mala@breakfast.media

Articles: broadbandbreakfast.com/author/mala-goodrich/

Ahmad Hathout, Assistant Editor

Assistant Editor Ahmad Hathout has spent the last half-decade reporting on the Canadian telecommunications and media industries for leading publications. He started the scoop-driven news site downup.io to make Canadian telecom news more accessible and digestible. Follow him on Twitter @ackmet

Email: ahmad@breakfast.media

Articles: broadbandbreakfast.com/author/ahmad-hathout/

Benjamin Kahn, Reporter

As a child of American parents working abroad, Reporter Ben Kahn was raised as a third culture kid, growing up in five different countries, including the U.S.. He is a recent graduate of the University of Baltimore, where he majored in Policy, Politics, and International Affairs. He enjoys learning about foreign languages and cultures and can now speak poorly in more than one language.

Email: kahn@breakfast.media

Articles: broadbandbreakfast.com/author/benjamin-kahn/

Derek Shumway, Reporter

Born in China and adopted to American Fork, Utah, Reporter Derek Shumway graduated from Brigham Young University with a bachelor’s degree in political science and a minor in international strategy and diplomacy. At college, he started an LED lightbulb company.

Email: derek@breakfast.media

Articles: broadbandbreakfast.com/author/derek-shumway/

Samuel Triginelli, Reporter

Reporter Samuel Triginelli was born in Brazil and grew up speaking Portuguese and English, and later learned French and Spanish. He studied communications at Brigham Young University, where he also worked as a product administrator and UX/UI designer. He wants a world with better internet access for all.

Email: triginelli@breakfast.media

Articles: broadbandbreakfast.com/author/samuel-triginelli/

Tim White, Reporter

Reporter Tim White studied communication and political science at the University of Utah and previously worked on Capitol Hill for a member of Congress. A native of Salt Lake City, he escapes to the Pacific Northwest as often as he can. He is passionate about politics, Star Wars, and breakfast cereal.

Email: white@breakfast.media

Articles: broadbandbreakfast.com/author/tim-white/

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