Comcast announced today that Melinda Little has been named as Vice President of Government and Regulatory Affairs for the company’s ‘Big South’ region.
According to a press release, Little has seven years of cable industry experience. Most recently, she served as vice president of government affairs at Comcast's Central Division headquarters in Atlanta. Prior to this, she was senior director of government affairs at Comcast in Houston.
While in Houston, Little was appointed to serve on the Houston Public Library Foundation Board and the Montrose Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone 27/Montrose Redevelopment Board by the city’s Mayor, Sylvester Turner. She is also past Chairman of the Texas Cable Association.
Further, Little was honored in 2021 by the HEART Program with the ‘Making Change/ Changing Hearts’ Award and was named one of Houston Magazine’s 50 Most Influential Women in 2018. She is a graduate of the University of Houston.
Little will be based in Atlanta, and report to Jason Gumbs, regional SVP for Comcast. In her new role, she will lead a government affairs and community impact team focused on broadband expansions, franchising, digital equity, and community outreach across the southeast U.S.
“Melinda brings a long and impressive track record of strong leadership and innovation to her new role,” said Gumbs. “With her background and ability to create positive relationships in the community, I look forward to the immediate contribution I know she will make.”