NEW YORK, NY (May 30, 2018) – Oath, a subsidiary of Verizon (NYSE, Nasdaq: VZ), today announced that Natalie Ravitz will join the Oath executive leadership team as Chief Communications Officer and Chief Storyteller. In this newly-created role, Natalie will lead Oath's global communications, overseeing corporate brand marketing, internal communications, public relations, executive positioning, corporate social responsibility and public policy communications. She will be based in Oath's New York office and report directly to CEO Tim Armstrong.
"With over 15 years of world-class brand experience in digital and traditional media, news, sports, and politics, Natalie brings exceptional leadership and creativity to Oath as Chief Communications Officer," said Tim Armstrong, CEO of Oath. "We're excited to have her on board to champion Oath and our portfolio of global digital and mobile brands that reach a billion consumers a month from over 175 countries."
Ravitz joins Oath from the National Football League (NFL), where she served as Senior Vice President of Communications through Super Bowl LII. Previously, she served as Chief of Staff and SVP Strategy to Rupert Murdoch at 21st Century Fox and News Corp., advising brands like The Wall Street Journal, The New York Post, News UK, Harper Collins and the Fox broadcasting companies. Earlier in her career, she was the Communications Director for New York City Public Schools under Mayor Mike Bloomberg; Press Secretary and Deputy Chief of Staff for U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer; and Press Secretary for U.S. Senator Paul Wellstone.
"Oath is an innovative young company being built around incredible platforms and brands in media and tech, with the great advantage of being part of the Verizon family," said Natalie Ravitz, incoming Chief Communications Officer at Oath. "I'm excited to help Oath tell that story in new ways and to new audiences."
Oath, a subsidiary of Verizon, is a values-led company committed to building brands people love. We reach one billion around the world with a dynamic house of media and technology brands. A global leader in digital and mobile, Oath is shaping the future of media. For more on Oath, visit www.oath.com.