Former Comsat Exec Joins Senate Majority Leader’s Staff
Paul E. Jacobson, vice president of corporate communications for Starz Encore Group LLC, has been named deputy communications director for U.S. Senate Majority Leader Senator Bill Frist (R-Tenn.).
Jacobson joined Starz Encore in 1998 after having served as director of corporate communications at Denver-based Ascent Entertainment Group, which owned National Hockey League team Colorado Avalanche and National Basketball Association team Denver Nuggets. He previously was a spokesman for Comsat Corp., an international satellite company. Jacobson’s experience in Washington, D.C., includes a stint as press secretary for former Sen. Warren B. Rudman (R-N.H.).