Paul Boyle manages the government affairs operation of the association advocating on trade, tax policy, postal affairs, media and advertising regulations, and First Amendment / newsgathering issues. Under Boyle’s leadership, the industry reversed tariffs imposed on imports of Canadian newsprint; preserved the current tax treatment of advertising expenses; resisted government efforts to reclassify independent contractors; reduced postal rates impacting newspapers; and reformed the Freedom of Information Act. He has testified before congressional committees and has been interviewed by hundreds of media outlets over the years.
Boyle is a member of the American Society of Association Executives. He is a graduate of the University of California, Santa Barbara. He and his wife, Joy, live in Washington, D.C.