Executive Vice President, Communications - Viacom Entertainment Group
As Executive Vice President, Communications for Viacom Entertainment Group, Kassie Canter oversees all corporate communications and entertainment publicity for the Entertainment Group, which includes COMEDY CENTRAL, Spike TV and TV Land and their respective Web sites, as well as the digital asset GameTrailers.com.
She is responsible for all internal and external communications for the Entertainment Group, developing and implementing a coordinated communications strategy, and supporting the group's focus through media outreach, messaging, and other communications opportunities, including conferences and events. Canter will also manage the individual communications teams for COMEDY CENTRAL, Spike TV, TV Land, and the Entertainment Groupís digital properties as they publicize their content and communicate the value of their brands in the marketplace.
Previously, Canter served as Chief Communications Officer for Oxygen Media, where she oversaw all public relations and public affairs activities. Prior to joining Oxygen, Canter was Senior Vice President of Corporate Communications and Media Relations for NBC. In her role, she led all communications for NBC Corporate, NBC News, NBC Sports, CNBC and MSNBC, and managed corporate communications around acquisitions, legislative issues, and the Olympics.
Both independently and with the public relations firm Robinson, Lerer & Montgomery, Canter has served as a communications consultant for various media brands throughout her career, including AMC Networks, Lifetime, The Weather Channel, and Viacomís own COMEDY CENTRAL, MTV, and Nickelodeon. She is currently a lecturer on the faculty of Columbia Universityís Masters Program in Strategic Communications.
Canter holds a MPA from The Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University and a BA from Tufts University.