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Apr 9, 2001  •  Post A Comment

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Amy Boyle to account executive, Logan Marketing & Communications, from marketing and promotions manager, New Orleans Brass.
Ray Obolewicz to Web site designer, Cooley Advertising & Public Relations, from artist, Telos Fine Art Publishing.
Claudia Montgomery to general sales manager, KMSB-TV and KTTU-TV, Tucson, Ariz., from director of sales, KEYE-TV, Austin, Texas.
Catherine Braendel to senior vice president, marketing and new media, Window to the World Communications, from vice president of viewer and listener marketing.
John Davis to weekend co-anchor, WBBM-TV, Chicago, from reporter and substitute anchor. Also, Daniel McDonald to director of programming and research, from ratings research manager, Paramount Station Group.
Mark Bentz to vice president and general manager, Journal Broadcast Group, from general sales manager.
Michael Fields to president and CEO, WCNY-TV and Classic FM, Syracuse, N.Y., from executive producer, WNET-TV, New York.
Nicole Taylor Perry to agent, programming and news departments, Ken Lindner & Associates.
Jill Anderson to promotion manager KDVR-TV, Denver, from senior promotion producer.
Douglas Liverett to creative services director for WXTX-TV, Columbus, Ga. from promotion manager, WRBL-TV, Columbus.
Nick Giotto to operations director, Cocola Broadcasting Cos., Fresno, Calif. Also, Todd Lopes to chief operating officer, from executive vice president, corporate development.
Rick Krim to executive vice president, talent and music programming, VH1, from senior vice president, talent acquisitions and marketing, EMI Music Publishing. Also, Peter Gaffney to vice president, program planning, from director, program scheduling, Showtime Networks; and Eddie Dalva to senior vice president, programming, co-productions and creative affairs, VH1 and Country Music Television, from senior vice president, programming, acquisitions and co-productions, VH1.
Keith Simmons to senior vice president, ad sales, Central, Southern and Western regions, Court TV, from senior vice president, national sales manager, Turner Broadcasting. Also, Tom Olson to senior vice president, sales, New York and Eastern regions, from vice president, director of advertising sales, Campus Pipeline.
Earle Jones to vice president and general manager, Comcast, from area director, District Cablevision of AT&T. Also, Erika Forsythe to government relations and public affairs manager, Lower Shore systems, Comcast Cablevision of Delmarva, from marketing specialist, The University of Maryland Eastern Shore.
Kirstine Layfield to senior vice president, programming, The Hallmark Channel, from general manager and vice president of programming, Trio Television.
John Doherty to vice president, advertising sales, Eastern region, Lifetime Television, from managing director, Campus Pipeline, New Jersey.
Bill Haber to CEO, Trio, from adviser to the president, Save the Children.
Sabrina Silverberg to senior vice president of music strategy and relations, MTV Networks, from executive vice president, business affairs, Vulcan Programming II.
Mark Niblick to president and CEO, Midcontinent Media, from executive vice president and general counsel.
Terence McGuirk, vice chairman, Turner Broadcasting System, has been elected to the board of directors of Scientific-Atlanta.
Lawrence Kudlow to economics commentator, “Squawk Box,” CNBC News, from Wall Street economist and founder of Kudlow & Co. LLP.
James Hohman to senior vice president and managing director, Reuters Media, Americas, from sales director, Media Global.
Josette Bonte to senior vice president, business development, Media Station, from principal, New Media Strategies.
Stephen Solomon, president, sports division, Univision Communications, has been elected to the board of directors of Ignite Sports Media.
Alex Costakis to vice president, sales, HSX.com, from manager, custom research sales, BizRate.com.
Timothy Sweeney to vice president of partner strategy, Kobalt Interactive, from vice president, content acquisition, AT&T Broadband.
Trisha Robinson to executive vice president, Brainstorm Media, from vice president, theatrical and video distribution, Showtime Entertainment.
James Carlson to vice president of corporate communications, UnitedGlobalCom, from vice president of corporate communications, Jones Intercable. Also, Richard Abbott to vice president of finance, from head of Latin American investment banking, Santiago, Chile, Banc of America Securities LLC.
Kyle Brinkman to news director, WDEF-TV, Chattanooga, Tenn., from assistant news director, WBAL-TV, Baltimore.
Thelma Gutierrez to correspondent, CNN, Los Angeles, from special units reporter.
Ginger Geoffrey to sports reporter/fill-in anchor, Empire Sports Network, Buffalo, N.Y., from free-lance sports anchor, CNN Headline News.
Connie Colla to weekday prime newscast anchor, cn8, Philadelphia, from weekday morning anchor, WCAU-TV, Philadelphia.
Leslie Mouton to noon and 6 p.m. weekday anchor, KSAT-TV, San Antonio, from morning anchor.
Dominique Sachse to weekday 10 p.m. anchor, KPRC-TV, Houston, in addition to 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. anchor.
Tasha Jamerson to anchor and reporter, WFSB-TV, Hartford, Conn., from anchor and reporter, WTEN-TV, Albany, N.Y.
William Hamm to executive vice president, series programming, Granada Entertainment, from senior vice president. Also, Ann Johnson to senior vice president, series programming, from vice president.
Aaron Davis to licensing director, broadcast and cable, Megatrax Production Music, from account executive.
Michael Barr to news anchor and reporter, ABC News Radio, New York, from news anchor and reporter, WJR-AM, Detroit. Steve Futterman to reporter, ABC News Radio and KABC-AM, Los Angeles, from correspondent, CBS News Radio; and Cheri Preston to anchor/correspondent, New York, anchor, “Wisconsin’s Morning News,” WTMJ-TV, Milwaukee.
Dawn Littlefield to general sales manager, Dallas radio group, Entravision, from retail sales manager, Infinity Radio.
Karen Tobin to director, group promotions, Infinity Radio, from launch coordinator, Fandango.
Pam Godfrey to sales manager, Katz Marketing Dimensions, New York, from account executive.
Rob Maresca to founder, Rocket Brand and Strategic Services, Santa Monica, Calif., from executive vice president, strategy and planning, Pittard Sullivan. Also, Jason Snyder to vice president, head of interactive, and creative director, New York, from founder, DeepFry.
Wendy MacNeill to consultant/recruiter, Dolan Media Management, from executive producer, KFMB-TV, San Diego.
Nancy Mazzei to creative director, print, Pittard Sullivan, from senior art director, print. Also, Mel Harrison to vice president, business development, from partner and co-president, Images Digital Post LLC.
Jay Fine to managing director, National TeleConsultants, from senior vice president and general manager, East Coast operations, CBS.
John Schwartz to chief operating officer/chief financial officer, Autonomy, from COO, The End.
Lyla Foggia to vice president, entertainment, SSA Public Relations, from independent consultant.
Dalton Delan, executive vice president and chief programming officer, WETA-TV, Washington, has been elected president of CINE, the organization that presents the Golden Eagle and Eagle awards for excellence in video and film production.
Laurence Rebich to chief sales and marketing officer, Sekani, from CEO, Narrowcast Networks.
Lee Spieckerman to president, Media Advisors Marketing, from president, SSG Productions.
Jill Lesser, senior vice president, domestic public policy, AOL Time Warner, and Gregory Schmidt, vice president, new development and general counsel, LIN Television, have been elected to the board of trustees of The Media Institute.
Nadine Horwitz to promotions director, Kelly, Scott and Madison, from promotions manager.
Jim Kubit to Western regional sales manager, broadcast/systems products
division, Vela, from business development manager, Western region, Grass Valley Group/Vibrint Technologies.
George Tangen to vice president for legislative affairs, Northpoint Technology and BroadwaveUSA, from outside consultant and principal, Podesta/Mattoon. Also, Brian Fortune to director of corporate development, from director and senior editor, Voter.com.
Jim Fitzpatrick to director, project development, A.F. Associates, from director of systems engineering, The Whitlock Group. Also, Robert Timpone to senior engineering consultant, from director of new technology, The Whitlock Group.
Jim Ragonese to vice president of business development, Gotuit Audio, from vice president of business development and product management, MicroTouch Systems.