EVP, Chief Communications and Corporate Marketing Officer at ViacomCBS
Phelps has served as Executive Vice President, Communications, Culture and Marketing, Viacom since April 2017. During this time, she has overseen a variety of important initiatives, including the development and roll out of Viacom’s corporate mission, vision and values; the global launch of Spark, a next-generation town hall to equip and engage employees; and Generation Change, a global platform designed to elevate and empower young people who drive change around the world. Before that, Phelps served as Executive Vice President of Communications at Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN), where she led VIMN's internal and external communications efforts for Viacom's international brands, including MTV, Nickelodeon, Comedy Central, BET, Paramount Channel, VH1, COLORS and Channel 5. Previously, she served as Senior Vice President of Corporate Communications for VIMN and as VP of Corporate Communications for Viacom. Phelps first joined Viacom in 2005 from New York based agency DeVries Public Relations. A native of Canada, Phelps earned a B.A. in Political Science from the University of Victoria in British Columbia, and an M.S. in Strategic Communications from Columbia University.