As part of Verizon's Corporate Communications team, Katie Magnotta focuses on PR efforts for sponsorship and partnerships across music and sports. Prior to joining Verizon in 2018, she was Senior Director, Communications at MTV where she led communications for live events, including the VMAs and Movie & TV Awards, as well as a variety of programming. She has also held roles at Versus (now NBC Sports), The History Channel and DK Publishing. She received her B.A. in Communications and Spanish from American University in Washington, D.C. She lives in New Jersey with her husband and two daughters.