President Obama Taps David J. Arroyo for CPB Board

President Barack Obama has announced he will nominate David J. Arroyo to be a member of the Board of Directors of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.

Arroyo is Senior Vice President for Legal Affairs at Scripps Networks Interactive, where he has worked since 2004. Previously, from 2000 to 2004, Arroyo was an associate at the firm of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher. He served as Chairman of the Board of Latino Justice (formerly the Puerto Rican Legal Defense and Education Fund) from 2008 to 2012. He was recognized in 2012 by the Imagen Foundation as among the most influential Latinos in entertainment, and in 2010, he received the Luminary Award from the National Association of Multi-Ethnicity in Communications. Arroyo received a BA from Duke University and a JD from the University of Michigan Law School.