PCIA – The Wireless Infrastructure Association Names Roger Hughlett Communications Director

PCIA – The Wireless Infrastructure Association today announced that Roger Hughlett has been named Communications Director. PCIA represents the companies that make up the wireless telecommunications infrastructure industry in the United States. Members include telecommunications carriers, infrastructure providers and professional services firms that collectively own and operate more than 135,000 telecommunications facilities around the globe. Hughlett’s primary duty will be to help PCIA showcase the vital role wireless infrastructure plays in so many aspects of peoples’ lives – from public safety and health care to education and mobile entertainment.

Hughlett is a former Executive Producer for the Washington Business Journal as well as Assistant Managing Editor, News Editor and Staff Reporter covering technology and telecommunications issues. He and his team won numerous professional awards from local, state and national press organizations. Before moving to Washington in 2003, he was Technology Reporter for the Baltimore Business Journal where he also covered state and city government issues. He has written about the technology and telecommunications sectors his entire career and has been a guest on several local and national television and radio programs.

Most recently, Hughlett was Content Development Manager for MicroPact, Inc., an enterprise software development firm that serves both government and commercial customers. He managed all types of content creation as well as media relations for MicroPact, which was routinely named to Inc. magazine’s annual Inc. 5000, the elite ranking of the fastest-growing organizations in the nation.

“We are thrilled that Roger has joined our growing PCIA team,” said Jonathan Adelstein, CEO and President of PCIA. “His extensive background and experience in telecommunications and journalism will give our association a stronger voice as we work to support our members before policymakers and in communities around the country.

Hughlett is a graduate of Northwest Missouri State University, where he studied Journalism and English. A native of Joplin, Mo., he currently lives in suburban Washington, D.C., with his wife and two daughters.