About Broadband Breakfast
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.
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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advocate of better broadband, better lives, he founded Broadband Census as a way to crowdsource broadband data left unpublished by the Federal Communications Commission.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.
Emily McPhie, Development Associate
Development Associate Emily McPhie studied communication design and writing at Washington University in St. Louis, where she was a managing editor for campus publication Student Life. She is a founding board member of Code Open Sesame, an organization that teaches computer skills to underprivileged children in six cities across Southern California.
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
Jasmine Campos, Reporter
Reporter Jasmine Campos, a native of California, studied political science and journalism at Azusa Pacific University. She worked as the news editor on her school newspaper and contributor for The College Fix. In her free time, she reads, catches up on the latest news or is binge-watching Friends.
Sophie Draayer, Reporter
Reporter Sophie Draayer, a native Las Vegan, studied strategic communication and political science at the University of Utah. She recently completed an internship working for the governor of Utah, both on his campaign and for his communications office. In her free time, she plays mahjong, learns new songs on the guitar, and binge-watches true-crime docuseries on Netflix.
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.
Mike Ogunji, Reporter
Reporter Mike Ogunji is from Columbus, Ohio, and studied public relations and information technology at the University of Cincinnati. He has been involved in the Model United Nations and We The People. Mike enjoys books, basketball, broadband and exploring the backwoods.
Ty Perkins, Reporter
Reporter Tyler Perkins studied rhetoric and English literature, and also economics and mathematics, at the University of Utah. Although he grew up in and never left the West (both Oregon and Utah) until recently, he intends to study law and build a career on the East Coast. In his free time, he enjoys reading excellent literature and playing poor golf.
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