Comcast Corporation (Nasdaq: CMCSA, CMCSK), the country's leading provider of cable, entertainment and communications products and services, today announced that Susan Gonzales has been promoted to corporate senior director of government affairs, where she will join Comcast's federal lobby team to advance the company's policy goals. She will also lead Comcast's diversity initiatives in Washington, working with elected officials, community leaders and minority organizations.
For the past two and a half years, Gonzales has been Comcast Cable's
regional senior director of communications in Northern California where she
has served as spokesperson and led the communications and public affairs
efforts in the region. She has been responsible for community outreach and
promoting Comcast's deployment of high-definition TV, digital video recorders,
video on demand, and the launch of Comcast SportsNet West.
Previously she served as a special assistant for public affairs in the
Department of Health and Human Services in Washington, D.C. and served in
public affairs roles for Levi Strauss & Co. and several high-tech companies in
the Bay Area. Gonzales will relocate to Washington, D.C. from Sacramento, CA
and report to Kerry Knott, vice president of government affairs, beginning on
"Susan's experience and her relationships with elected officials and
community leaders make her a great addition to our team in Washington," said
Knott. "She will be invaluable in our efforts to serve the diverse interests
of our customers and business partners alike."
Comcast Corporation (Nasdaq: CMCSA, CMCSK) (http://www.comcast.com) is the
nation's leading provider of cable, entertainment and communications products
and services. With 21.4 million cable customers, 7.7 million high-speed
Internet customers, and 1.2 million voice customers, Comcast is principally
involved in the development, management and operation of broadband cable
networks and in the delivery of programming content.
The Company's content networks and investments include E! Entertainment
Television, Style Network, The Golf Channel, OLN, G4, AZN Television, PBS KIDS
Sprout, TV One and four regional Comcast SportsNets. The Company also has a
majority ownership in Comcast-Spectacor, whose major holdings include the
Philadelphia Flyers NHL hockey team, the Philadelphia 76ers NBA basketball
team and two large multipurpose arenas in Philadelphia. Comcast Class A common
stock and Class A Special common stock trade on The NASDAQ Stock Market under
the symbols CMCSA and CMCSK, respectively.