(New York, NY) October 19, 2011 – Frances Manfredi has been promoted to President of NBCUniversal Cable and New Media Distribution, it was announced today by Ted Harbert, Chairman, NBC Broadcasting and Rick Finkelstein, Vice Chairman and Chief Operating Officer, Universal Studios, to whom she will dually report.

Manfredi will continue to oversee NBCUniversal’s product distribution to basic and pay cable and new media platforms. She also oversees all of the company’s non-theatrical distribution business. Manfredi will continue to work closely with Barry Wallach, President, Domestic Television Distribution, and the Domestic TV Distribution team. (more…)