lauren skowronskiNBCUniversal has plugged in MSNBC media relations head Lauren Skowronski to the VP, corporate communications, slot for the parent company.

Skowronski takes the new post Aug. 11 under SVP Cameron Blanchard, overseeing media and communications for NBCU's broadcast, technology and other operations, legislative and regulatory affairs, as well as affiliate PR.

She led media relations as VP for MNSBC for the past two years and started out in NBC's page program.

Blanchard got NBCU's top communication slot in 2012.