NFL Names SVP of Corporate Communications
The NFL has named Traci Otey Blunt as SVP of Corporate Communications. She leaves her post as President of the Urban Movie Channel to assume the position on October 1st. In her new role, Blunt will lead communications strategies across key areas within the League, including current affairs, business operations, NFL Media, government affairs, health and safety, and social responsibility. The 1990 Tennessee State University graduate joins the NFL after having served for 10 years as a communications and corporate affairs advisor to Bob Johnson, founder of The RLJ Companies and BET. Prior to RLJ, the member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. worked in various communications and public affairs positions, including at two global PR agencies as well as on mayoral, gubernatorial, and on the 2000 Al Gore presidential campaign. “I am thrilled to join the NFL during this exciting and transformative time, and I look forward to working with my colleagues to further develop, promote, and execute the League’s strategic direction,” said Blunt. She will be based at NFL headquarters in New York and will report to Jocelyn Moore, EVP of Communications and Public Affairs. More here.