Former Sony Pictures Entertainment communications executive Steve Webster
Tuesday was named senior vice president of communications for Universal
Webster, who worked at Sony's Game Show Network for the past year, will
oversee all communications efforts for UTG, which consists of Universal
Television Distribution (Universal Domestic Television, Universal International
Television, Universal Studios Pay-Per-View); Universal Television Productions
(Universal Network Television, USA Cable Entertainment); USA Network; Sci-Fi
Channel; Emerging Networks (Trio, Newsworld International); and Reveille.
'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,' UTG president and chief operating officer David
'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,' he added.