Zenkel Promoted at NBC

Nov 30, 2005  •  Post A Comment

Gary Zenkel, executive VP of NBC Olympics since 2001, has been promoted to president of NBC Olympics, the network said Wednesday.

Mr. Zenkel will oversee all aspects of the NBC Olympics business unit, including new media initiatives, strategic business alliances, marketing and promotion and technical and nontechnical operations. He will continue to report to NBC Olympics Chairman Dick Ebersol.

David Neal, who was recently given the additional responsibilities of executive producer of NBC Sports in addition to his duties as executive VP of NBC Olympics, will continue to report to Mr. Ebersol on Olympic production and programming matters, but will report to Mr. Zenkel on all other Olympic business issues.