Fischer, Smith named veeps corporate communications

NEW YORK — NBC Universal promoted four execs in its corporate communications department, including Liz Fischer and Hilary Smith, both named VP of corporate communications.

Chris Steib was named manager of executive communications and Courtney Davis was named manager or executive projects.

Promotions were made by Anna Perez, exec VP of NBC Universal communications. Both Fischer and Smith will continue to report to Kathy Kelly-Brown, senior VP of corporate communications.

Fischer will handle media relations for NBC U’s television stations group, network advertising sales, standards and practices, research and affiliate relations.

Smith will manage communications projects across all divisions of NBC U. She directed press efforts last year for the first anniversary of the NBC Universal merger.

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