Comcast Announces New Leadership at NBCU

By Andrew Gauthier 

The New York Times

The incoming chief of NBC Universal announced a management lineup on Thursday that is a mix of old and new.

Steve Burke, the Comcast chief operating officer who will become the chief executive of NBC Universal at the completion of Comcast’s takeover of the media company, announced the much-anticipated lineup that includes NBC holdovers like Bonnie Hammer and Lauren Zalaznick at the head of NBC’s cable channels, and new leadership in several areas, most prominently entertainment.


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