Blanchard, Cardinale & Lazo All Promoted at NBCU

Veteran executives will report to Lauren Zalaznick in the new Entertainment & Digital Networks and Integrated Media Division

NBCUniversal is rounding out the top jobs in its newly created Entertainment & Digital Networks and Integrated Media Division. 

Cameron Blanchard (left) and Tony Cardinale have been promoted to executive vice president and will report to division Chairman Lauren Zalaznick, the company announced on Tuesday. 

Additionally, Margaret Lazo was appointed Executive Vice President for the division and will relocate from Los Angeles to New York City.

NBCU’s Entertainment & Digital Networks and Integrated Media division includes Telemundo, mun2, Bravo Media, Oxygen Media, Style, Sprout, ExerciseTV, TV One, iVillage, Daily Candy, Swirl, Fandango and the Integrated Strategic Marketing group (which includes the company-wide initiatives Green is Universal, Healthy at NBCUniversal and Women at NBCU).

Blanchard was previously SVP of Communications, NBC Universal Women & Lifestyle Entertainment Networks. In her new role, she will serve as lead spokesperson for the division.

Cardinale, previously SVP of Strategic Insights for the Women & Lifestyle Entertainment Networks, has been promoted to Executive Vice President, Brand Planning and Strategic Insights.

Lazo retains her title of Executive Vice President, Human Resources, also will expand her responsibilities to include oversight for all the businesses within the new division.

“Cameron, Tony and Margaret are all highly-skilled, experts in their respective disciplines and each has been integral to our many successes over the years,” Zalaznick said in a statement. “Their contributions, particularly through their strategic input around our most important growth initiatives, have been immeasurable. I know their leadership will be key to the continued growth of this newly expanded division."