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Author: Deneiva Knight

Founder + CEO, deneiva explores, LLC | External Affairs Director, Comcast Mountain West Region – Media Relations, Government Affairs, Community Impact | LinkedIn: @DeneivaKnight After 15+ years of leading communications strategies for non-profits and a Fortune 50 company, Deneiva launched deneiva explores, LLC in 2020 with the mission to inspire folks to get outside and enjoy all the benefits nature has to offer. With deneiva explores, outdoorsy newbies can access fun and unique outdoorsy content + digital guides, and hiking and camping itineraries. She is passionate about living each day versus waiting for the weekend, and helping other underrepresented groups explore the outdoors. Deneiva Knight is the director of external Affairs for Comcast, with more than 15 years of experience leading local government affairs, media relations, and community impact initiatives. Deneiva joined the Comcast family in 2013. First in Arizona and then relocated to Utah in 2016. Before joining Comcast, Deneiva held a Project and Contract Manager position with a defense aerospace company. She worked for nearly ten 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 three days after graduating high school. She completed basic training in Fort Jackson, SC, and finished AIT at Fort Lee, VA. Deneiva is a United Way of Greater Salt Lake board member, Neighborhood House of Utah 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, a past mentor as part of Comcast’s Linked 2 Leadership Program, and the past chair of Comcast Mountain West Region Black Employee Network Employee Resource Group. She has a master’s degree in Strategic Communications from Westminster College in SLC and a degree in Business Administration. |Insights: OO|OO Like us on Facebook Follow us on Twitter Stay in-touch with our Blog DIGITAL AND SOCIAL EQUITY | With Project Up, Comcast has made a $1 billion commitment to reach 50 million people and close the digital divide. Through programs like Internet Essentials, Lift Zones, and RISE, Comcast and our partners are creating a future of unlimited possibilities. Learn more about our impact.