NEW YORK: Viacom International Media Networks has promoted Julia Phelps to SVP of corporate communications.
In her role, Phelps will head communications and media relations for the media company's brands, including MTV, Nickelodeon, Comedy Central, and BET. She will report to Bob Bakish, president and CMO of Viacom International Media Networks.
In addition, Phelps will manage the company's internal communications team and lead communications efforts for a number of business units, including advertising sales and consumer products.
Phelps most recently served as VP of corporate communications. She joined Viacom in 2005 after a stint with DeVries Public Relations.