Deneiva Knight, Director of External Affairs, Comcast
Deneiva Knight is Director of External of Affairs for Comcast, with more than 13 years of external affairs experience leading local government affairs, media relations and community impact initatives. Deneiva joined the Comcast family in 2013. Most recently, Deneiva served as an External Affairs Manager for the Mountain West Region where she managed external communications and community investment strategies, supporting the region’s Influencer engagement program, Comcast Foundation grants, community relations, sponsorships, and signature events. Prior to joining Comcast, Deneiva held a Project and Contract Manager position with a defense aerospace company, where she worked for nearly 10 years and was promoted three times before leaving the Company to pursue a career as the Communications Director for the YMCA of Southern Arizona.
Her military career started just 3 days after graduating high school. She completed basic training in Fort Jackson, SC and went on to finish AIT at Fort Lee, VA. Deneiva is a United Way of Greater Salt
Lake Board Member, State of Utah COVID Task Force member and Digital Equity Workgroup Chair, Economic Development Corp. of Utah DEI Committee Member, Utah Women’s Leadership Institute graduate, Chamberwest Leadership Institute graduate, mentors as part of the L2L program, and Chairs the Comcast Mountain West Region Black Employee Network ERG. She has Master’s degree in Strategic Communications from Westminster College in SLC and in degree in Business Administration.