(Nov. 22, 2010) - The Weather Channel Companies (TWCC) today announced that Nancy Mazzei has joined the company as vice president of design. Mazzei will direct design initiatives for the network's on-air and digital properties as well as oversee the company's team of graphic artists. Mazzei will be based at TWCC's Atlanta headquarters and report to Bob Walker, executive vice president of marketing and cross-platform development.
A seasoned veteran in the creative arts and television industry, Mazzei brings a wealth of experience in conceptualizing, producing and strategically executing campaigns. Most recently, Mazzei was a principal with Most &Co., a creative consulting firm focusing on brand identity, on-air environments, logo and identity. Some of her assignments included The Global Fund to Fight AIDS and truTV, where she also served as a creative consultant prior to joining Most &Co.
Mazzei was at VH1from 2002-2008, most recently as vice president of off-air creative, where she provided strategic direction for brand photography, print production and creative off-air design direction for the network's line of celeb-reality show launches including "Flavor of Love," "Rock of Love," and "Hogan Knows Best," among others. Prior to VH1, Mazzei held creative director positions at Time Warner Cable, Showtime Networks and advertising firm Pittard-Sullivan.
Mazzei holds a bachelor's degree in media arts from The School of the Visual Arts in New York, where she also spent time as an instructor at the school after graduation. Mazzei resides in Atlanta with her husband and daughter.
About The Weather Channel Companies
The Weather Channel companies (TWCC) are made up of The Weather Channel® television network, The Weather Channel digital properties, and WSI. The Weather Channel is based in Atlanta and is seen in more than 100 million U.S. households. TWCC also operates Weatherscan®, a 24-hour all-local weather network; The Weather Channel Radio Network; and The Weather Channel HD. The most popular source of weather news and information, TWCC properties reach 60 million monthly Web consumers (weather.com and Desktop) and 32 million monthly mobile users (mobile Web and applications) and offers the second most popular mobile app on all smartphones. WSI, headquartered in Andover, MA, primarily provides business-to-business weather services, particularly for the media, aviation, marine and energy sectors. TWCC is owned by a consortium made up of NBC Universal and the private equity firms The Blackstone Group and Bain Capital. For more information, visit www.weather.com/press.