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Apr 2, 2001  •  Post A Comment

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Lou Borotone to director, marketing and client development, R+D Advertising/Marketing, from chief marketing officer, ChoiceArt.com.


Sam Rosenwasser to senior vice president, Gannett Television, from president and general manager, KXTV, Sacramento-Stockton-Modesto, Calif. John Remes to senior vice president, from president and general manager, KARE-TV, Minneapolis.

Patrick Mullen to president, Tribune Television, from regional vice president. Also, Peter Walker to senior vice president, from regional vice president; and John Reardon to vice president, West Coast, from vice president/general manager, KTLA-TV, Los Angeles.

Ashley Marable to vice president and general sales manager, Fox Latin America Channels, from vice president of advertising sales.

Frank Defina to president, Panasonic Broadcast, in addition to president, Panasonic Security & Digital Imaging.

Karen Davis to senior director, television and media, NBA Latin America, from vice president of brand marketing and distribution, Todosport Network.

Kent Cornish to vice president and general manager, KSAS-TV and KSCC-TV, Wichita, Kan., from vice president and general manager, KTKA-TV, Topeka, Kan.

Phil Clark to on-air promotion manager, KPTM-TV and KXVO-TV, Omaha, Neb., from audience development manager, KMTV, Omaha.

Robert Pineda to general manager, KTNC-TV, Concord, Calif, and KFWU-TV, Fort Bragg, Calif., from vice president, sales, GetRelevant.

Stephen Munn, chairman of the board, Carlisle, has been elected to the board of directors of Gannett Co.

Ken Bauder to president and general manager, KHBS-TV/KHOG-TV, Fort Smith-Fayetteville, Ark., from general sales manager, WYFF-TV, Greenville-Spartanburg, S.C.

Mike Wang to national sales manager, KMCI-TV, Kansas City, Mo., from account executive, KSHB-TV, Kansas City.


Laure Nordholt to vice president of advertising sales, Time Warner Communications, Columbus Division, from general manager.

Beth Hampton to vice president, membership marketing, Cable & Telecommunications Association for Marketing, from senior strategic communications professional, American Chemistry Council.

Richard Wellerstein to senior director, theatrical programming and acquisition, iN Demand, from vice president, library development, Sony/Columbia TriStar.

Corey Silverman to vice president, national advertising sales, Eastern division, Bravo Networks, from advertising sales director, Eastern region.

Jon Spaet to president, advertising sales, USA Cable, from president, advertising sales, About.com. Also, John Silvestri to general sales manager and executive vice president, advertising sales, from executive vice president, advertising sales.

Betsy Rella to vice president, research, Lifetime Television, from vice president, research and planning, Viacom/MTV.

Craig Snedeker to vice president and general manager, Chesapeake Bay group systems, Comcast, from general manager, Broward County, Fla., system, Comcast.

Paul Estes to vice president, operations, St. Louis, Charter Communications, from vice president, financial controls. Also, Paul Conner to corporate vice president, marketing research, from director, marketing research.

John Beyler to vice president of technology, Starz Encore Group, from director of engineering, HBO, New York.

Clark Bunting to executive vice president and general manager, Discovery Channel, from executive vice president and general manager, Animal Planet.

Douglas DePriest to vice president, production and development, Travel Channel, from director of production.

Jackie Forrest to vice president, content and programming, InnMedia, from executive director, programming and content acquisitions, Intertainer.


Paul Condolora to vice president, business development and new products, Cartoon Network Online, from head of multimedia department, Sony Pictures Imageworks. Also, Phil Sharpe to senior vice president, technology, from vice president, systems and software engineering, iXL Inc.

Skiff Wager to chief information officer, Scripps Networks, from vice president, e-commerce and advanced technology, Universal Studios.

Lisa Hook to president, AOL Mobile, from senior vice president and chief operating officer. Also, Dennis Patrick to senior adviser to Barry Schuler, chairman and CEO, America Online, from president, AOL Mobile.

Chas Edwards to vice president, business development, CNET Broadcast 7 Broadband, from vice president of business development, mySimon. Also, Steve Reed to divisional vice president, CNET Radio Sales, from senior vice president of sales, media, Salon.com.

Emerson Ray to director of sales, East region, Sundance Digital, from manager, major group accounts, Odetics Broadcast.

Alan Wallace to senior vice president of communications, Live365.com, from vice president of marketing.

Donald Metzger to senior vice president, worldwide sales, iSurfTV, from vice president, worldwide sales, TeleCruz Technology.


Pierre Lampron, president and CEO, TVA International, to the board of directors of Banff Television Foundation.

Maura Regan, director of international licensing, Asia Pacific, Sesame Workshop, is given the addtional duties of overseeing product licensing, Canada.


Shelley Lewis to executive producer, “The Jeff Greenfield Show,” CNN, from executive producer of new programming, ABC News.

Joe Putnam to supervisory newscast director, KMIR-TV, Palm Springs, Calif., from director, KLKN-TV, Lincoln, Neb.

Greg Miles to anchor, JAGfn, from reporter, CNBC Business News. Also, Laura Rowley to anchor, from reporter/producer, CNN.

Michael Silberman to managing editor, East Coast, MSNBC.com, from executive editor, MSNBC.com, Redmond, Wash.

Kathy Vara to weekday anchor, KABC-TV, Los Angeles, from morning show anchor, KNBC-TV, Los Angeles.

Nancy Loo to weekday morning anchor and reporter, WFLD-TV, Chicago, from noon anchor and reporter, WABC-TV, New York.

Ali Murphy to coordinating producer, “It’s Your Call With Lynn Doyle,” cn8, from producer.

Teri Schaefer to part-time general assignment reporter, KCTV, Kansas City, Mo., from reporter, WDAF-TV, Kansas City.

Kevin Craig to weekend meteorologist, WXMI-TV, Grand Rapids-Kalamazoo-Battle Creek, Mich., from morning weather anchor, WKOW-TV, Madison, Wis.

Joe Amorosino to weekend sports anchor, WHDH-TV, Boston, from sports reporter.

Jennifer Gould to weekday anchor and reporter, KUSI-TV, San Diego, from weekday anchor and sportscaster, WFOR-TV, Miami.

Gordie Hershiser to weeknight anchor, Fox Sports, Denver, from sportscaster, WKMG-TV, Orlando, Fla.

Peter Speciale to assistant news director, KWTV, Oklahoma City, from executive producer, WEWS-TV, Cleveland.

Connie Colla to 7 p.m. and 10 p.m. co-anchor, cn8, from guest co-anchor.

Bill Otwell to director of television and radio, The Hartford Courant, from consultant.

Shelley Crenshaw to reporter, WXMI-TV, Grand Rapids, Mich., from reporter, News 8 Austin, Austin, Texas.

Michele Mitchell to columnist, “Fired Up,” CNN Headline News, from political analyst.

Kathleen Bade to anchor, 4 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. anchor, KFMB-TV, San Diego, from morning anchor and reporter, KSAZ-TV, Phoenix.


Heather Smith-Prout to director, “The Montel Williams Show,” Paramount Domestic Television, from associate director.

Guido Rodriguez to design director, Beantown Productions, New York, from senior director, HBO Creative Services.

Sander Schwartz to president, Warner Bros. Animation, from president, Sony Pictures Family Entertainment.

Oscar Aguilar to senior vice president, finance, The Jim Henson Co., from vice president.


Jamie Weissenborn to vice president of revenue, Comedy World Radio Network, from vice president, advertising and sales, eMachines.

Jay Kernis to senior vice president, programming, National Public Radio, from news producer, CBS. Also, Kathryn Dole to vice president, national affairs, from director.

Gregg Stiansen to senior vice president, Nassau Radio Network, from vice president and director of sales, Central New Jersey. Also, Joan Gerberdin
g to president, Nassau Media Partners, from president, Nassau Radio Network; and Glenn Jones to senior vice president, Nassau Radio Network, from vice president and general manager.


Kevin Aratari to vice president and head of production, Autonomy, from head of production.

Jim Hurwitz to U.S. sales manager, Western region, Telecast Fiber Systems, from independent webcasting and broadcast consultant.

Douglas Darfield to senior vice president, Hispanic services, Nielsen Media Research, from head of research, Univision.