East in TW Cable communications role


Ellen East has been named executive vp corporate communications at Time Warner Cable, replacing Lynn Yaeger, who had previously announced that she will retire at year’s end. In her new role, East will oversee the corporate communications and public affairs teams and guide the regional and divisional public affairs officers on various issues. She will join TWC at the end of October, working closely with Yaeger for the following two months during a transition period. East is joining TWC from Cox Communications, where she serves as vp communications and public affairs. She will be based out of the company’s New York headquarters, reporting to president and CEO Glenn Britt.