Jerald Fritz

Jerald Fritz


EVP, Strategic and Legal Affairs

OneMedia LLC

Jerald Fritz is the company’s Executive Vice President for Strategic and Legal Affairs and plays a key role in shaping ONE Media’s next generation broadcast platform. Mr. Fritz came to ONE Media from Allbritton Communications Company where he was the long-time Senior Vice President for Legal and Strategic Affairs. Previously, he served as the Chief of Staff to FCC Chairman Mark Fowler and as a primary architect of deregulatory efforts in the broadcasting and telecommunications industries. Prior to joining the Chairman’s staff, Mr. Fritz was in private practice specializing in communications law and taught on the adjunct faculty at George Mason University Law School. 

Mr. Fritz has lectured extensively and testified before Congress on communications law, policy and the future of the telecommunications industry, including distribution platforms. Mr. Fritz served as a Director on the NAB TV Board where he chaired the NAB-X.com Task Force for a virtual trade show and served on the NAB’s Digital Television Task Force as well as its EEO, Web Streaming and Copyright Committees. He is a past Governor of the ABC Affiliates Association chairing its Government Relations Committee and leading its NewsOne revision team. He is also a former American Bar Association Communications Law Forum Governing Committee member and a past Forum Division Chair.