WICT hires communications director

Fri, 03/19/2010 - 8:05am
Brian Santo

Women in Cable Telecommunications (WICT) has appointed Talton Gibson as vice president of communications, responsible for marketing and public relations.

"Talton is a seasoned veteran of public relations and marketing communications with over eighteen years of experience with several high-profile organizations in the entertainment, political and non-profit sectors. He has both domestic and international expertise in promoting gender diversity, and we look forward to his contributions toward WICT's external communications efforts," said Maria Brennan, president and CEO of WICT.

Gibson's entertainment and media experience includes work as a sweeps publicist for Paramount Domestic Television's “Hard Copy,” managing media relations for American Women in Radio & Television, and serving as the director of public relations for Feld Entertainment's luxury circus, “Barnum's Kaleidoscape.”

Gibson's political background includes work for former North Carolina Gov. Jim Hunt and managing congressional campaigns in North Carolina, Georgia and Illinois.

Gibson also served as a senior advisor and executive director for The Israel Project, and during the past three years he has worked as a communications, management and strategy consultant with international non-profits focused on promoting human rights and gender diversity.

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