UNIVERSAL CITY—Steve Webster has been named senior vice president, communications, for Universal Television Group. In the newly created role, Webster will oversee all communications efforts for UTG, which consists of Universal’s television production and distribution operations, USA Network, and Sci-Fi Channel and will report to David Goldhill, president and chief operating officer.
Says Goldhill, “Universal Television Group, with its many powerful brands, is one of the worldwide leaders in television, and we needed to have a strong executive to communicate that message. Steve has the right combination of strategic and creative thinking, media contacts and management skills to help enhance the group’s image both domestically and internationally.”
Webster joins Universal from Sony Pictures Entertainment, where he served as vice president, corporate communications and marketing planning for the Game Show Network. Previously, he was vice president, publicity for FX Networks.