NEW YORK: Greg Hughes, former president of Sedan Communications, was named SVP of communications by NBC Sports Group.
Hughes, who founded Sedan in 2007, will report to Mark Lazarus, chairman of NBC Sports Group. Hughes will manage all communications and media outreach efforts for the company's broadcast, cable, regional, and digital sports networks, such as NBC Sports and the Golf Channel. He will also focus on major upcoming events, including the Super Bowl and the 2012 Summer Olympic Games.
Prior to launching Sedan Communications, Hughes served as an SVP at Turner Broadcasting.