Viacom PR exec segues to Cablevision

Kelly McAndrew joins as veep of corporate communications

Cablevision Tuesday named former Viacom exec Kelly McAndrew as veep of corporate communications.

McAndrew will support the cable operator’s strategy, financial performance and key corporate developments and guide communications at Cablevision’s local media properties, including Newsday, News 12 Networks, MSG Varsity and Clearview Cinemas. She reports to Charlie Schueler, exec VP of media and community relations.

She will also direct charitable activities.

Prior to joining Cablevision, McAndrew served as senior VP of corporate communications at Viacom.

From 2000 to 2007, she oversaw public and media relations activities across six countries for the Pepsi Bottling Group. Previously, she held public relations and public affairs roles at Texaco where she worked for nearly a decade.