Allison Gollust Named Executive Vice President, Corporate Communications, NBC Universal
Gollust will be responsible for communications policies and strategic positioning of NBC Universal’s global assets, content and executives. She will oversee the company’s domestic and international media strategy and execution, executive communications, internal communications, corporate philanthropy, and community relations. She will serve as the chief spokesperson for Zucker and NBC Universal.
“Allison is an accomplished communications strategist who I’ve had the good fortune of working closely with for more than a decade,” said Zucker. “She brings a wealth of experience to this position, not only in her broad knowledge of this company, but of the media landscape at large. Her talents have earned her the respect of her colleagues and constituents, and will serve NBC Universal well for many years to come.”
Gollust has served as Senior Vice President of NBC News Communications since 2005, having overseen the nation’s number-one news division’s communications strategy since 2002. She is responsible for all internal and external communications for NBC News, its executives and its programming, including “Today,” “Nightly News with Brian Williams,” “Dateline” and “Meet the Press.” In addition, Gollust has oversight responsibility for communications for MSNBC, CNBC and The Weather Channel.
In the course of her tenure at NBC News, Gollust was responsible for managing communications strategy around three major network anchor transitions, including the appointment of
Gollust joined NBC News Communications in
Prior to coming to NBC, Gollust was the Director of Communications for Major League Soccer’s Colorado Rapids, based in
Gollust serves on the Board of New York Women in Communications. She resides in
SOURCE NBC Universal