The Internet Association has hired Christina Martin, who was press secretary for former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, as senior VP-communications and PA.
She will advocate on issues such as content moderation, data privacy, copyright, while overseeing outreach for the more than 40 member group that includes Facebook, Google, Amazon, Spotify, Airbnb, Microsoft, eBay and Lyft.
Most recently, Martin ran Rosehill Strategic and held executive VP jobs at Corn Refiners Assn, Renewable Fuels Assn and Weber Shandwick’s Powell Tate shop; senior VP-PA & communications at CTIA—The Wireless Assn. and press secretary for ex-Iowa governor Terry Branstad.
Jon Berroya, IA interim CEO, said Martin “will lead our organization in telling the story of the internet’s incomparable value to society and the economy.