The Washington Information Directory (WID) is a topically organized reference resource that lists contact information for federal agencies and nongovernmental organizations in the Washington metro area along with a brief paragraph describing what each organization does related to that topic. In addition, WID pulls together 55 organization charts for federal agencies, congressional resources related to each chapter topic, hotline and contact information for various specific areas of interest (from Food Safety Resources to internships in Washington), and an extensive list of active congressional caucuses and contact details. WID has two appendices, one with thorough information on congresspersons and committees, and the second with governors and embassies.

Media Professions and Resources

Media professions and resources



Federal Communications Commission (FCC), Communications Business Opportunities, 445 12th St. S.W., #4A624, 20554; (202) 418-0716. Fax, (202) 418-0235. Sanford S. Williams, Director, (202) 418-1508.

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Provides technical and legal guidance and assistance to the small, minority, and female business communities in the telecommunications industry. Advises the FCC chair on small, minority, and female business issues. Serves as liaison between federal agencies, state and local governments, and trade associations representing small, minority, and female enterprises concerning FCC policies, procedures, rulemaking activities, and increased ownership and employment opportunities.

Federal Communications Commission (FCC), Media Bureau (MB), Policy Division, Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO), 445 12th St. S.W., #3A738, 20554; (202) 418-1450. Fax, (202) 418-1797. Lewis Pulley, Assistant Chief, (202) 418-1456.


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