CNN News Group Names Senior VP of PR

By Brian 

“Veteran communications executive and brand builder Laurie Goldberg” has been named Senior Vice President of Public Relations for the CNN News Group, the company announced today. In her new role, effective June 6, Goldberg will oversee “all public relations activity supporting CNN news networks and businesses.” She will “oversee all Atlanta-, New York-, Washington, D.C.- and Los Angeles-based CNN PR personnel” and report to Shirley Powell, senior vice president of corporate communications for Turner Broadcasting System, Inc…

> Christa Robinson remains senior vice president of public relations.

> “For Ms. Goldberg, who joined Turner in 1998, this is her first job in news,” TV Week notes. “However, [Shirley] Powell said, ‘She is a news junkie at heart. She is the best read person I’ve ever met.'”