This evening, President Obama announced his intent to nominate Walter Isaacson, Michael Lynton, Susan McCue and Michael P. Meehan to the Broadcasting Board of Governors:

Walter Isaacson is President of the Aspen Institute and serves as chair of the board of Teach for America. He is the former Chairman and CEO of CNN and former editor of Time Magazine.

Michael Lynton is the Chairman and CEO of Sony Pictures Entertainment.

Susan McCue is President of Message Global, a strategic advocacy firm she founded in 2008 for social action campaigns. She was the founding President and CEO of The ONE Campaign to combat extreme global poverty, and before that was Chief of Staff to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid from 1999 to 2006.

Michael P. Meehan currently serves as President of Blue Line Strategic Communications, Inc. and as Senior Vice President at Virilion, a digital media company.