Cable and satellite broadcaster NBC Europe has hired Walter Hellebrand
from Euronews as its new press officer for the Benelux region.
Hellebrand, who joined last Thursday, replaces Richard Neve as the
broadcaster’s sole PR representative in Benelux. Reporting to Barry
Leffler, director of creative services and station marketing at NBC’s
European headquarters in London, Hellebrand is responsible for all
aspects of press and promotions for NBC Europe and its sister channel
He will also work on the launch of on-line news and information service
MSNBC - a joint venture with Microsoft, which launches in July 1997.
* Liz Healy has joined the NBC press office in London from Turner
Broadcasting where she was a press officer for three-and-a-half years.