Charter Communications said Tuesday it has promoted Cameron Blanchard, its chief media relations spokesperson and strategist, to executive VP, communications. She will continue to report to senior executive VP David Ellen.
In addition to leading the company’s external communications, Blanchard's role was recently expanded to include oversight of all internal communications for Charter’s more than 96,000 employees.
She joined Charter in 2019 as senior VP of communications from Condé Nast, where she served as chief communications officer and led the development and execution of that company’s communications plan, supporting the overall business strategy. Prior to that, she spent 19 years at NBCUniversal, where she served in a number of leadership positions, most recently as senior VP.
"Since joining Charter, Cameron has had a significant impact on the company, quickly establishing herself as a valued strategic partner and effectively increasing both the volume and impact of Charter’s communications efforts,” Ellen said in a press release. “Cameron’s proactive approach to communications is playing an instrumental role in growing Charter’s reputation as an industry leader and in advancing Charter’s narrative both inside and outside the company."
Mike Farrell is senior content producer, finance for Multichannel News/B+C, covering finance, operations and M&A at cable operators and networks across the industry. He joined Multichannel News in September 1998 and has written about major deals and top players in the business ever since. He also writes the On The Money blog, offering deeper dives into a wide variety of topics including, retransmission consent, regional sports networks,and streaming video. In 2015 he won the Jesse H. Neal Award for Best Profile, an in-depth look at the Syfy Network’s Sharknado franchise and its impact on the industry.
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