Comcast Sports Group Promotes Carty-Sipp to SVP, Creative Services
Comcast Sports Group President Jon Litner has promoted April Carty-Sipp to senior vice president of creative services. She currently serves as vice president of creative services and assumes her new role on January 1, 2009, continuing to report to Litner.
Carty-Sipp is responsible for the on-air look of Comcast Sports Group’s family of regional sports networks, including the development of new on-air promotions, network logos, graphics, sets and music earlier this year. She is also overseeing those elements for The Comcast Network, which Comcast Sports Group is integrating in the Philadelphia and Mid-Atlantic regions, and Comcast Sports Group’s growth onto emerging digital platforms.
Litner said, “April was an instrumental part of the recent redesign of our networks’ on-air look and I am very pleased to recognize her creative talent with this well-deserved promotion. As we continue to grow our business her leadership will be a critical part of our success.”
Carty-Sipp joined Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia’s marketing and promotions department in 2000 and was promoted to her present position in 2004. Previously she served as senior producer/on-air promotions director for Philadelphia’s UPN affiliate, the former UPN 57, and worked in the marketing department for the Philadelphia Phillies. She is a graduate of Rowan University and lives in the Philadelphia region with her husband and family.