Longtime House Democratic Aide Josh Rogin Joins MPA as Senior Vice President, Federal Government Affairs

Rogin Previously Focused on IP, Trade and Tax Issues as Deutch Chief of Staff

December 7, 2023

WASHINGTON, D.C – Josh Rogin, a former longtime aide to senior House Democrats, will join the Motion Picture Association (MPA) as Senior Vice President, Federal Government Affairs, Patrick Kilcur, Executive Vice President, U.S. Government Affairs, announced today.

Rogin will play a leading role in the MPA’s federal government advocacy work. He will support the association’s member companies’ priorities, including intellectual property, trade, tax, and appropriations, and streaming priorities before the U.S. Congress and executive branch agencies.

Rogin, whose first day is January 4, 2024, will be based in the MPA’s global headquarters in Washington, DC, and will report to Kilcur.

“I’m delighted to welcome Josh to the MPA, where his experience and expertise will contribute enormously to the advancement of an ambitious policy agenda on behalf of our member companies,” said Kilcur. “He will be a key part of an exceptional team that supports the film, TV and streaming industry as the federal government considers new ways to address the evolving digital marketplace.”

Rogin spent more than 20 years on Capitol Hill, working for then-Reps. Ted Deutch (D-Fla.) and Robert Wexler (D-Fla.). He served almost 13 years as Chief of Staff to Deutch, where he focused on intellectual property, copyright, and technology issues. Prior to that, he served as Deputy Chief of Staff and Press Secretary to Wexler. He joins the MPA from the Computer and Communications Industry Association (CCIA), where he served as Vice President of Federal Affairs. Rogin earned both a bachelor’s and law degree from the University of Michigan.

“I am honored to join the MPA during this exciting time for an iconic industry that supports 2.4 million American jobs and produces films and TV shows loved by audiences around the world,” said Rogin. “Together, I’m confident we will help support policies that ensure the industry remains a key driver of job creation, and economic and cultural growth for years to come.”

About The Motion Picture Association 

The Motion Picture Association (MPA) serves as the global voice and advocate of the motion picture, home video, and television industries. It works in every corner of the globe to advance the creative industry, protect its members’ content across all screens, defend the creative and artistic freedoms of storytellers, and support innovative distribution models that bring an expansion of viewing choices to audiences around the world. Its member studios are: Netflix Studios, LLC; Paramount Pictures Corporation; Sony Pictures Entertainment Inc.; Universal City Studios LLC; Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures; and Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. Charles Rivkin is Chairman and CEO.

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