mark kornblauMark Kornblau, most recently managing director/corporate communications director at JPMorgan Chase, will join NBCUniversal News Group as senior VP-communications on Feb. 17.

Reporting to chairman Pat Fili-Krushel, he assumes the spot held by Kathy Kelly-Brown, who now leads the broadcaster’s global talent booking unit.

Kornblau will promote NBC News, MSNBC and CNBC as innovators in the multiplatform news/information space.

At JPMC, Kornblau handled PR, government relations, media relations and corporate social responsibility.

Earlier, he was spokesperson for former United Nations ambassador Susan Rice and VP-corporate communications at Zagat Survey.