NEW YORK, NY, May 6, 2008 – Rainbow Media Holdings LLC, a subsidiary of Cablevision Systems Corporation, announced today the appointment of Georgia Juvelis as vice president of Corporate Communications. In this role, Georgia will oversee all corporate communication as well as business and trade media relations for Rainbow Media and each of its entertainment businesses, including AMC, WE tv, IFC (The Independent Film Channel), IFC Entertainment and VOOM HD networks. She will report to Ellen Kroner, senior vice president of Corporate Communications and Marketing for Rainbow Media.
"Georgia is an exceptionally skilled communications strategist who brings an impressive communications background to this post and we are extremely fortunate to have her at Rainbow," said Kroner. "An active member of the cable industry for many years, Georgia has a broad network of relationships, and has created media campaigns and led corporate PR initiatives for some of the industry's top brands. Her expansive skill set will be a great asset to the company as we continue to establish Rainbow and each of its businesses as leaders of high-quality, popular multi-platform content."
Georgia has nearly 15 years experience working in publicity and corporate communications for leading media and entertainment companies, including Gemstar-TV Guide, Discovery Communications and Hearst Communications. Most recently, she was Vice President of Communications for Gemstar-TV Guide, where she oversaw corporate communication, media relations, talent relations and consumer publicity initiatives for all of TV Guide's television and interactive businesses.
Prior to that, Georgia owned and operated an independent public relations consulting firm for six years in New York City and San Francisco, specializing in providing strategic communications consultation, media relations and publicity campaign support to media and entertainment companies. Georgia began her career at Discovery Communications, where she managed trade and consumer program publicity for both Discovery Channel and TLC.
Georgia received a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Maryland. She has participated in the CTAM University program at Harvard Business School, and is responsible for Beacon Award-winning initiatives, the cable industry's highest honor for excellence in public affairs and communication. She also holds an Advanced Degree from the Wine & Spirits Education Trust, the foremost international body in the field of wine and spirits education.
About Rainbow Media Holdings LLC
Rainbow Media Holdings LLC is a subsidiary of Cablevision Systems Corporation (NYSE: CVC). Rainbow Media is a leading producer of targeted, multi-platform content for global distribution, creating and managing some of the world's most compelling and dynamic entertainment brands, including AMC, IFC, WE tv, LIFESKOOL, SPORTSKOOL, and VOOM HD Networks. Through its IFC Entertainment division, Rainbow Media also owns and manages the following: IFC Films, a theatrical feature film distribution company; IFC in Theaters, a day and date theatrical feature film/VOD initiative; the IFC Center in New York City; IFC Productions, a feature film production company; and IFC Entertainment, which owns and operates a film library. Rainbow Media also operates Rainbow Advertising Sales Corporation, its advertising sales company, and Rainbow Network Communications, its full service network programming origination and distribution company.