Deirdre Latour, Executive Vice President and Chief Communications Officer

Deirdre Latour

Executive Vice President and Chief Communications Officer

As Executive Vice President and Chief Communications Officer for Madison Square Garden Entertainment Corp. (MSG Entertainment), Deirdre Latour oversees all external communications and public relations activities across MSG Entertainment’s portfolio – which includes renowned venues, entertainment brands, and regional sports and entertainment networks – as well as Madison Square Garden Sports Corp. (MSG Sports) – a professional sports company featuring teams including the New York Knicks and Rangers.

Ms. Latour leads all communications functions, including public relations activities for the venues, live entertainment and productions, and sports teams; financial reporting; issues management; and other corporate matters. Ms. Latour also directs the development and execution of effective strategies that advance the Companies’ key priorities, strengthen its brands, and protect its assets. In addition, as a member of the executive management team, Ms. Latour provides senior counsel to ensure that all activities support key business objectives, and serves as chief spokesperson on important press matters.

A seasoned communications executive, Ms. Latour joined the Company in 2022 following a career that includes over 25 years of experience working with prominent global companies. Prior to MSG Entertainment, she served as President of Edelman New York, overseeing the communications firm’s largest office worldwide. Prior to Edelman, Ms. Latour was Chief Corporate Affairs Officer at Pearson, a leading learning content and publishing company. At Pearson, Ms. Latour was responsible for building Pearson’s global communications strategy across financial communications, investor relations, sustainability and social impact, employee communications, government relations, research and insights, and brand. She also served as a strategic advisor to the CEO and the Board of Directors and was a member of the executive leadership team.

Prior to joining Pearson, Ms. Latour spent 14 years at GE in roles of increasing responsibility. In her last role as Vice President, Senior Advisor and Chief Communications Officer, Ms. Latour was responsible for GE’s communications function globally, including financial communications, public relations, sustainability, public affairs, talent development, and helping to shape the company’s strategy and culture. She also served as a strategic advisor to the CEO and other senior leadership on major internal and external events, news, mergers and acquisitions, investor issues, and company priorities.

Ms. Latour started her communications career at Porter Novelli, followed by Edelman, where her experiences included working on global brands across consumer, media, entertainment, and sports industries. She has been recognized with several industry honors including PR Week’s “Power List” and PR News’ “Corporate PR Person of the Year.”

Ms. Latour received her B.A. from College of the Holy Cross. She lives in New York City with her husband, three sons, and two dogs.