SKDK has named Sarah Lyons senior VP in the public affairs practice of the Stagwell unit. She had been serving as a consultant.
Lyons will counsel corporate, technology and healthcare clients at both SKDK and Sloane & Co.
In her more than 20-year career, Lyons was VP corporate communications at AMC Networks, where she was responsible for internal/external PR in support of content, creative deals, advertising sales and new business.
She had a 10-year run at Cablevision, exiting as VP-media relations, and did a six-year stretch in Oxygen Media’s PR unit.
Whit Clay, co-CEO of Sloane, described Lyons as “strategic, creative and collaborative.”