The Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) has selected the person who will be responsible for the development and implementation of “a multi-faceted communications and messaging strategy to advance awareness of public media and its value to American society.”
Taking the VP/Communications position is Brendan Daly.
“Brendan is a strategic communications leader with a proven ability to collaborate with internal and external stakeholders,” CPB Chief Operating Officer Michael Levy said. “His skill set and experience will be valuable assets as we look to increase communication across the public media system and with the American people.”
Daly is widely known for his nine years (2002-2011) as Communications Director for Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi.
Most recently, he served as Chief Communications Officer for the Recording Industry Association of America. Prior to that, he served as Senior Director of Communications for Save the Children Action Network and as Executive VP for Ogilvy Public Relations.
Daly has a print journalism background, and began his career as a reporter for the Waterbury Republican-American in Waterbury, Conn.