Who Is News

Feb 26, 2001  •  Post A Comment

Advertising & Agencies
Jessica Lightman to media buyer, MayoSeitz, Bluebell, Pa., from media supervisor, TN Media.
Shane Freese to application programmer, Bridgeport division, CMF &Z, from recent graduate of Iowa State University. Also, Shawn Franck to print production coordinator, Bridgeport division, from process control coordinator, Triangle Plastics; and Bill Brewer, senior vice president and public relations account supervisor, has been appointed to the American Agricultural Editors Foundation board of trustees.
Michael Wolff to vice president of broadcast operations, Pegasus Communications Corp., from station manager, WNPA-TV, Pittsburgh.
Patrick Murphy to director of content creation, KETC-TV, St. Louis, from independent producer.
Sandy Stewart to general manager, WTTO-TV and WABM-TV, Birmingham, Ala., from director of sales.
Colurn Carey to sales manager, New York, empire team, Continental Television Sales, Katz Media Group, from account executive. Also, Thomas Culligan to sales manager, Chicago, from account executive.
Bea Morse to senior director of broadcast operations, PBS, from director, DTV strategic services group.
Duncan Laing to general sales manager, KNVN-TV, Chico-Redding, Calif., from general sales manager, KOBI-TV and KOTI-TV, Medford-Klamath Falls, Ore.
Jack Sussman to senior vice president, specials, CBS Entertainment, from vice president.
Jim Swanson to director of local programming, KRON-TV, San Francisco, from executive producer, local programming. Also, Jeffrey Weinstock to creative service director, from manager of affiliate marketing, KTLA-TV, Los Angeles.
Bill Lane to station manager, WRLH-TV, Richmond, Va., in addition to general station manager.
Mark Bunting to national sales manager, WKRG-TV, Mobile, Ala.-Pensacola, Fla., from national sales manager, WKRG-FM.
Andy Lee to vice president and general manager, KMIZ-TV, KQFX-TV and KJWB-TV, Columbia, Mo., from vice president and general manager, KOSA-TV, Midland-Odessa, Texas.
Mike Elrod to vice president and general manager, WABG-TV, Greenville-Greenwood, Miss., from general sales manager and station manager.
Karen Zeitlin to director of community outreach, WTNH-TV, New Haven, Conn., from producer.
Juan Villalonga to the board of directors, Univision Communications, from chairman and CEO, Telefonica Group. Also, Kathy Fowler to network sales manager, Orange County, Calif., from account executive, Univision Network Sales; Stuart Walker to vice president, sales development and marketing, from vice president, Midwest region, Columbia TriStar Television.
David Pierce to senior director of public affairs, National Cable and Telecommunications Association, from director, public affairs. Also, Rick Cimerman to senior director of state telecommunications policy, from director of state telecommunications policy; and Marc Smith to senior director, communications, from editor in chief, CableFAX Daily, Phillips Business Information.
Kathy Abbott to vice president, production and administration, on-air promotion, Fox Kids Network, from director, production and administration.
Jennifer Dingwall to vice president, domestic sales, Fox Family Worldwide, from senior director, domestic sales.
Deane Leavenworth to vice president, government and media relations, Northern region, Los Angeles division, Time Warner Communications, from director of communications for Los Angeles City Councilwoman Laura Chick.
Donna Rothman to senior vice president, emerging networks, USA Cable, from vice president, Eastern region. Also, Liz Koman to senior vice president, USA Network advertising sales, from senior vice president of advertising sales, Tribune Entertainment; Jim Benson to senior vice president, communications, Studios USA Domestic Television, from vice president of media relations; Chris McCumber to senior vice president, on-air promotion, USA Network, from creative director, Razorfish; and Lorenzo de Guttadauro to vice president, creative director, from art director, Ogilvy & Mather, New York.
Asia Isetan to general manager, Japan, A&E Networks, from deputy head, international department, Toho-Towa Co. Ltd. Also, Carol Anne Dolan to vice president of documentary series, from executive producer, “Biography.”
Doug Gaston to vice president and deputy general counsel, Comcast Cable Communications, from deputy general counsel. Also, Jim Gallagher to vice president and general manager, Comcast MarketLink, Philadelphia, from director of sales, KYW-TV, Philadelphia.

Joseph Dugan to vice president, CNN sales, from sales manager. Also, Andrew Gyves to vice president, from sales manager, and Timothy Russell to vice president, from sales manager.
Benita Fitzgerald Mosley to president, Women in Cable & Telecommunications, from director, public relations programs, U.S. Olympic Committee.
Rosalie Muskatt to vice president, original movies, Court TV, from executive producer, Columbia TriStar Television.
Andra Shapiro to executive vice president, business affairs and general counsel, Nickelodeon, TV Land and TNN: The National Network, from senior vice president and general counsel.
Meredith Wagner to executive vice president, public affairs and corporate communications, Lifetime Entertainment Services, from senior vice president, public affairs, Lifetime Television.
Howie Kleinberg to account executive, promotions, ElectricArtists, from senior director, marketing and artist development, W&R Music Group/DV8 Records.
Stephan Knobloch to senior director, PBS TeacherLine, from manager, Technology Certificate Program, PBS.
Janet Arlotta to general manager and executive producer, Fuel, Razorfish, from executive producer of broadcast, Razorfish.
Caroline Beck to CEO and president, Mixed Signals Technologies, from CEO, Intertainer.
Joe Varraveto to executive vice president and chief financial officer, eUniverse, from president and chief operating officer, Ememories.com.
John Tafts to chief financial officer and secretary, ICTV, from managing director, The Maxima Group.
Richard Dudley to managing director, partnerships and marketing solutions, Ignite Sorts Media, from partner and CEO, MHC Investments.
Neal McEwen to chief financial officer, Pathfire, from president and chief financial officer, VerticalOne.
Alan Cohen to senior vice president, worldwide sales, EverAd, from vice president, sales, Hollywood.com.
Edward Galton to chief operating officer, IGEL Media, Germany, from managing director, international sales.
Don Ong to advertising account manager, Singapore, Asia Pacific, Hallmark Entertainment Network, from account manager, sales, Radio Corp. of Singapore.
Jennie Saul to vice president, group head of live events, Gullane Entertainment, from vice president, group head of marketing.
Peter Standring to correspondent, The National Geographic Channel, from general assignment reporter, WTNH-TV, New Haven, Conn. Also, Kristin Whiting to correspondent, from correspondent, ABC News Production, Lifetime; En Yang to correspondent, from on-air reporter, WUSA-TV, Washington.
Lou Tilley to 7 p.m. and 10 p.m. co-anchor, CN8, in addition to host and executive producer, “Lou Tilley’s Sport Connection.”
Randi Satz to assistant staff director, WCVB-TV, Boston, from associate director, WFOR-TV, Miami.
Gersh Kuntzman to contributing writer, “American Beat,” Newsweek.MSNBC.com, from contributor, “Metro-Gnome,” New York Post.
Michel Bryant to correspondent, “Extra,” from creator/writer, “The Legal Edge.”
Joy Dumandan to 5:30 p.m. weekday anchor, WISH-TV, Indianapolis, from overnight anchor, Fox News.
Jim Payne to weekend anchor, KSTP-TV, Minneapolis, from anchor, WRAL-TV, Raleigh, N.C. Also, Dean Stanley to weekend anchor, from correspondent, NewsOne, ABC.
Josh Linker to meteorologist, Bay News 9, Tampa, Fla., from meteorologist, KGAN-TV, Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
David Gregory to White House correspondent, NBC News, from correspondent. Also, Campbell Brown to White House corresponde
nt, from correspondent.
Lisa Beatty to reporter, KOVR-TV, Sacramento, Calif., from reporter, KCRA-TV, Sacramento. Also, Dennis Shanahan to reporter, from KIEM-TV, Eureka, Calif.
Susan Jurevics to senior director, marketing, Sony Corp., from marketing and licensing director, Golden Books Family Entertainment.
Patrick Ignozzi to coordinating producer, Barwall Productions, from producer. Also, Penny Hageanon to production executive, East Coast, from senior production manager.
Keith Herndon to director of operations, Cox Radio, from president and chief operating officer, Red Hot Technology Accelerator.
Bruce Liljegren to general manager, KPNW-AM, KDUK-FM and KODZ-FM, Eugene, Ore., from broadcast group manager, Chambers Communications Corp.
Scott Taylor to vice president, director of sales, Chicago, Katz Radio, from manager, Minneapolis. Also, Tracey Williams to vice president, sales, Chicago, from senior account executive,
Emily Grant to public relations account executive, Davis-Marrin Communications, from manager, promotions and public affairs, WHPN-TV, Madison, Wis.