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The National Football League has promoted Jeff Miller to executive vice president of communications, public affairs and policy. It is the league’s top communications role.

Miller joined the NFL in 2008. As senior vice president in charge of governmental and public affairs, he launched the league’s Washington, D.C. office and served as the NFL’s primary representative to federal and state governments. In 2012, he was named executive vice president of health and safety initiatives, where he was charged with leading the league’s efforts to improve safety in the sport.

Prior to joining the NFL, Miller was stationed on Capitol Hill for a decade, where he served as chief counsel and staff director to the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee’s Antitrust and Business Competition Subcommittee.

Miller will be tasked with managing the league’s communications and public affairs. In addition to the new role, he’ll continue to oversee health and safety initiatives. He will continue to report directly to NFL commissioner Roger Goodell.