“Allison is a top-notch communications strategist. She’s extremely intelligent, is quick on her feet and is an exceptional team player,” said Chip Sullivan, exec VP of communications for NBC Entertainment, who made the announcement. “We couldn’t be more thrilled to add another pro to an already stellar PR and communications staff.”
Rawlings joins NBC from DreamWorks’ public relations department, where she oversaw all of the entertainment company’s communication-related initiatives. Prior to her 2012-2015 stint at DreamWorks, Rawlings led the media relations and branding efforts for Geffen Playhouse as the non-profit org’s director of communications. Earlier experience includes an account executive role at PR agency Cohn & Wolfe and a PR role at Los Angeles Philharmonic, where she was involved in public relations work for the Hollywood Bowl and the opening of the Walt Disney Concert Hall.