ST. PAUL, MN – September 30, 2015 – Comcast today announced it has named Jill Hornbacher Director of External Communications for the company’s Twin Cities Region. In her role, Hornbacher will be responsible for developing, planning and implementing all strategic external communications for Comcast’s Minnesota, Wisconsin, Kansas and Missouri service areas.
“We’re very excited to have Jill on board as part of our team,” said Emmett Coleman, vice president of External Affairs for Comcast’s Twin Cities Region. “Her wealth of knowledge in both public relations and reputation management, as well as her experience in various corporate leadership roles will help take our brand identity to a new level.” Coleman added, “Jill will be an incredibly valuable asset as we look to share our story as the region’s preeminent technology provider.”
Mrs. Hornbacher is a seasoned public relations and corporate communications professional with nearly 20 years of experience. From 2006 through 2015, she held several leadership positions at Target in corporate communications, public relations and store operations. Prior to joining Comcast, she was CEO and owner of Hornbacher Communications, LLC where she ran her own PR and communications consulting business. Hornbacher has also worked for Seagate Technology and Media Relations, Inc. in the Twin Cities.
Hornbacher earned a bachelor’s degree in communications from the University of North Dakota and is an Accredited Business Communicator with the International Association of Business Communicators. She lives with her family in Maple Grove and is based at Comcast’s Minnesota headquarters located in downtown St. Paul.
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