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Apr 16, 2001  •  Post A Comment

Advertising & Agencies
Lou Bortone to director, marketing and client development, R+D Advertising/Marketing, from chief marketing officer, ChoiceArt.com.
Broadcasting
David Page to senior vice president and executive producer, ValueVision International, from senior producer, ABC News. Also, Jonathan Boltax to vice president, enhanced broadcast technologies, from director, enhanced broadcast group, NBC.
Richard Rogala to vice president and general manager, WXIN-TV, Indianapolis, from president and general manager, WFLA-TV, Tampa, Fla.
Brad Davis to chief engineer, KWBT-TV, Tulsa, Okla., from assistant chief engineer and director of on-air operations.
Laura Nichols to senior vice president, Public Broadcasting Service, from communications director and spokesperson for U.S. Rep. Richard Gephardt.
Jamie Ridgeway to traffic manager, WCNC-TV, Charlotte, N.C., from traffic manager, WTTA-TV, Tampa, Fla. Also, Crystal Helton to assistant traffic manager, from traffic coordinator, WCCB-TV, Charlotte.
Kerri Lynn Brodek to vice president, production, Studio City, from head of production. Also, John Mann to writer/producer, from free-lance writer/producer.
Jill Anderson to promotion manager, KDVR-TV, Denver, from senior promotion producer.
Dan Renaldo to vice president of finance and operations, ABC News, from vice president and chief financial officer, NBC International and Ventures.
Norma Morato to assistant news director, WXTV, New York, from executive producer.
Erin Davis to director of business development, Belief, from executive producer, 3 Ring Circus, Los Angeles.
Ann Urquhart to director of research, WGN-TV, Chicago, from senior research analyst.
Jon Hitchcock to vice president and station manager, WTNH-TV, New Haven, Conn., from general sales manager.
Tom Long to general marketing manager, KMPH-TV, Fresno, Calif., from general sales manager, KSEE-TV, Fresno.
Donna Harrison to senior vice president, unscripted and reality programming, Tribune Entertainment Co., from senior vice president, The Health Network.
John Tischendorf to station manager, KPNZ-TV, Salt Lake City, from station manager, KASY-TV, Albuquerque, N.M., and program director and director of creative services, KRQE-TV/KBIM-TV and KREZ-TV, Albuquerque.
Julie Cookson to vice president, human resources, Scripps Networks, from director of human resources, Home & Garden Television.
Cable
Simone Pero to director of external communication, Rainbow Media Holdings, from manager of external communication. Also, Arthur Minson to senior vice president, finance, from vice president, business operations.
Gary Holland to vice president of on-air projects, TBS Superstation, from vice president, advertising and promotion, domestic television division, Paramount Television Group.
Liz Skoler to vice president, co-productions, MTV, from vice president, business affairs.
Rob Sussman to executive vice president, Sundance Channel, from chief financial officer.
Todd Walsh to pre-game show host, Arizona Diamondbacks and Phoenix Coyotes telecasts, Fox Sports Net Arizona, in addition to host, “Diamondbacks Poolside” magazine show, “Arizona Sports Tonight” and “Arizona Sports Report.”
Landon Barefoot to vice president, operations, North Carolina Group, Charter Communications, from general manager. Also, Karen Broach to vice president, fiscal operations, Pennsylvania Group, from director of operations; Dave Cox to vice president, fiscal operations, Southeast region, from director of fiscal operations; Kris Dunn to vice president of human resources, Gulf Coast region, from director of human relations; Tom Early to vice president, operations, South Alabama Group, from director of operations; Robin Fortstrom to vice president, sales and marketing, Southeast region, from director of marketing; Diane Gilkeson to vice president, operations, Western North Carolina Group, from director of operations; Stephen John to vice president, Eastern division, Charter Business Networks, from director of network sales and engineering; Ron Johnson to senior vice president, operations, Gulf Coast region, from vice president, operations; Mike Kelley to vice president, advertising sales, Mid-South region, from director of advertising sales; Steve Knouse to vice president, fiscal operations, Mid-Atlantic region, from director of fiscal operations; Bill Parrish to vice president, operations, South Georgia Group, from director of operations; and Todd Stewart to vice president, advertising sales, Southeast and South Atlantic regions, from director of advertising sales.
Jeff Dellin to senior vice president, research and program strategy, Studios USA, from vice president.
Convergence
Steve Kessler to chief financial officer, EverAd, from chief financial officer, Versaware.
Barry Stoner to senior vice president, content development, WITF Inc., from president, Stoner Productions, Seattle.
Sid Gregory to senior vice president, engineering, Intellocity, from senior vice president, technology and service development, AT&T Broadband.
Journalism
Jordana Green to main anchor, WFTC-TV, Minneapolis, from weekday morning anchor, WXIN-TV, Indianapolis.
Heather Unruh to 5 a.m. weekday co-anchor, WCVB-TV, Boston, from early evening anchor and medical reporter, KFOR-TV, Oklahoma City.
Angele Ringo to reporter, WBRC-TV, Birmingham, Ala., from correspondent, Soldiers Radio & Television.
Jeremy Spiegel to senior producer, special projects, “Extra,” from supervising producer.
Luke Moretti to 5 p.m. co-anchor, WKBW-TV, Buffalo, N.Y., from weekend anchor.
Steve Smith to reporter, KMSP-TV, Minneapolis-St. Paul, from assignment editor, KSTP-TV and KSTC-TV, Minneapolis-St. Paul.
Tom Stathakes to news director, Comcast SportsNet, Philadelphia, from executive producer.
Rick Sanchez to anchor, MSNBC, from anchor, WSVN-TV, Miami.
Christine Clayburg to weekend meteorologist, WHDH-TV, Boston, from morning meteorologist, KHQ-TV, Spokane, Wash.
Production
Ron Vandor to executive producer, “Aphrodite Jones,” Buena Vista Productions, from executive producer, “Hard Copy.”
Timothy Yokote to vice president, technology, Picture Pipeline, from development manager, systems and information technology group, Memory Systems, TRW.
Mike O’Connor to vice president of sales, Devlin Video International, from production manager, Audio Plus. Also, Cari Davis to executive vice president, from executive director of operations; and Rico Santana to sales manager, from account executive.
J. William Reardin to chief financial officer, Media-Savvy Productions, from executive in charge of production, “Forgive or Forget,” Twentieth Television.
Delilah Loud to senior vice president, advertising and promotion, King World Productions, from vice president. Also, Chris Carson to vice president, advertising and promotion, from director, advertising and promotion.
Radio
Anthony Fuscaldo to senior account executive, Katz Radio, from account executive. Also, Trevor Dinsmore to senior account executive, from account executive; Mathew Kluft to senior account executive, from account executive; and Brian Surowitz to senior account executive, from account executive.
Arthur Cohen to president, Radio Research Consortium, from vice president and general manager, WETA-FM, Washington.
Other
Bernard Picchi, senior vice president and director, U.S. Equity Research, Federated Investment Management Cos., has been added to the board of directors of Jovio.
Michelle Tinker to director of public relations, The Media Institute, from public affairs specialist, Columbus, Ohio, Time Warner Cable.