NFL Hires Rupert Murdoch’s Former Chief of Staff

Natalie Ravitz joins the team.

The NFL has hired Natalie Ravitz as its senior vp of communications. Ravitz previously worked for News Corp as Rupert Murdoch’s chief of staff and senior vp of strategy, from 2012 to 2015.

Prior to her time at News Corp, Ravitz worked as communications director for the New York City school system and deputy chief of staff and senior advisor for Sen. Barbara Boxer.

According to Politico, Ravitz will report to the NFL’s executive vp of communications, Joe Lockhart.