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NHL'S COMMUNICATIONS DEPT. MOVES BRING FRANK BROWN ON BOARD
Published April 9, 1998
The NHL announced a restructuring and expansion of their PR and communications functions, and created a new management position. Frank Brown, a N.Y. Daily news reporter/columnist since '80, has joined the league in its new position as VP/Media Relations, effective April 13. He will be responsible for the NHL's day-to-day communications and serves as a league spokesperson on game-related matters. NHL VP/PR Arthur Pincus will oversee league communications with int'l media, and serve as a main contact for national sports publications and electronic media outlets. Gary Meagher, Managing Dir of PR, will continue to be responsible for media relations in Canada and will act as the primary liaison with the PR operations for each NHL club. The league's media relations, PR, corporate communications and creative service functions will be consolidated into a single integrated communications department, under the direction of VP/Communications Bernadette Mansur (NHL).