Marion Taormina Hargett is the senior vice president of Olympics and Sports Sales for NBC Owned Television Stations, the division of NBCUniversal that oversees 10 NBC and 17 Telemundo television stations, as well as its associated online and digital out-of-home properties. In this role, she leads cross-platform sales and marketing strategies for some of the country’s biggest sporting events, including the Olympics, World Cup, NFL, NHL, French Open, Premiere League and NCAA. She also oversees national sales for several of the company’s Regional Sports Networks.
Before joining NBCUniversal, Ms. Hargett was director of business development for Clear Channel Communications Inc., where she created and managed marketing deals with multiple platforms including 1,400 radio stations, Clear Channel Concerts and Clear Channel Outdoor.
Throughout her career, she has been an active member in community organizations and professional associations, including NY Cares, Advertising Women of NYC, NBCU Women’s Network and the United Way.
Ms. Hargett earned a bachelor’s degree in communication and education from FSU. She has maintained her ties to the university with FSU Alumni Association and Seminole Boosters memberships. She is also a past president of her local Seminole Club®.
Ms. Hargett and her husband reside in Ridgefield, Connecticut, and are the proud parents of two sons, Hunter and Griffin.
- B.S. ’93
- Ridgefield, Conn.
- Communication & Advocacy Committee
- Programs & Alumni Networks Committee