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Advertising & Agencies
David Cordova to vice president/partner, Blast Television Productions, from vice president/general manager, WSNS-TV, Chicago.
Broadcasting
Spencer Neumann to executive vice president, ABC Television Network, from executive vice president and chief financial officer, Walt Disney Internet Group.
Christine Peacock to research director, KYW-TV, Philadelphia, from research manager, WVIT-TV, West Hartford, Conn.
Mark Boe to station manager, KCPQ-TV and KTWB-TV, Seattle, from general sales manager, WGN-TV, Chicago.
Heather Kadin to vice president, drama series, ABC, from vice president, motion pictures for television and miniseries, ABC Entertainment.
Ira Kurgan to president, network business operations, Fox Broadcasting Co., from executive vice president, network business operations.
Cable
Eric Hollreiser to senior vice president, media relations, ABC Cable Networks Group, from vice president, Tierney Communications.
Tina Potter to vice president, brand central creative group, TNN: The National Network, from principal and creative director, T-Pot International.
Steve Fapka to vice president, Central region, ESPN ABC Sports, from account executive. Also Eric Johnson to vice president, Western region, from account executive.
Mark Stieber to vice president, corporate marketing and business development, QVC, from director, marketing administration and affiliate marketing.
Pamela Haas to vice president, affiliate relations, Moviewatch, from director, one-to-one marketing team, Target Corp.
Leslee Perlstein to senior vice president, human resources, E! Networks, from senior vice president, human resources, 20th Century Fox Film Corp.
Tim Miller to vice president, advertiser sales, Studios USA Domestic Television, from director.
Jim Botko to vice president, event programming, iN Demand, from vice president, movies and miniseries, Warner Bros. Television.
Charles Segars to senior vice president, programming, production and network strategy, Fine Living, from overseeing special projects, DreamWorks. Also, John MacDonald to senior vice president, business operations and acquisitions, from president and CEO,
Innovatv.com; Robyn Miller to senior vice president, marketing, from senior vice president, global marketing and studio development, The Walt Disney Co.; Carol Hicks to vice president, communications, from vice president, communications and public affairs, Scripps Networks; and Greg Neal to director, creative services, from head of special projects, Fox Family Channel.
Sarah Jeon to manager, sales strategy, affiliate sales, Fox Cable Networks Group, from manager, business development, BizBuyer.com.
Alex Ferrari to executive vice president and chief financial officer, MTV Networks, from senior vice president and CFO.
Susan McLaughlin to vice president, operations, St. Louis, Charter Communications, from vice president, database and Internet marketing.
Steven Tao to senior vice president, programming and production, VH1, from senior vice president, New Line Television.
Convergence
Laura Laser to director, sales and business development, Spiderdance, from manager, sales and business development. Also, Dan Fiden to creative director, from creative director, Jellyvision.
Jim Noonan to senior vice president and general manager, Warner Bros. Online, from senior vice president, strategic promotions, Warner Music Group.
Dave Baker to general sales manager, Interconnect of the Twin Cities, from sales director, Digital Cyclone.
Larry Wiesler to chief operating officer, [[kpe]], from vice president, Northeast region, and North America office leadership, Sapient. Also, Peter Klueger to global creative director, from associate creative director, Ogilvy & Mather; and Anneke Rifkin to lead new business, from director, new business development, New York.
Joe Fiveash to senior vice president, product and business development, Weather.com, from vice president, business development. Also, Jody Fennell to vice president, business development, from vice president and executive producer; and Tom Flournoy to vice president, product management, from director, wireless business development.
Distribution
John Hanrahan from senior vice president, DS Simons Productions, from vice president, media relations. Also, Kenneth Meyer to vice president, media relations, from director; and Christy Thompson to senior vice account executive, from senior producer/writer/reporter, Front Page New York.
Journalism
Helen Swanson to news director, KIRO-TV, Seattle, from news director, WPEC-TV, West Palm Beach, Fla.
Aaron Brown to nightly newscast primary anchor, CNN, from Saturday edition anchor and correspondent, “World News Tonight,” ABC News.
David Tabacoff to executive producer, broadcast specials for Bill O’Reilly, and senior producer, Fox News, “The O’Reilly Factor,” from executive producer, “20/20 Downtown,” ABC.
Bob Ruff to senior producer, “Greenfield at Large,” from producer, “Newsstand,” CNN.
Brett Marcus to executive producer, “The News With Brian Williams,” MSNBC, from senior executive producer, prime-time programming, CNBC.
Sheila Macvicar to correspondent, London, CNN, from correspondent, London, ABC News.
Gina Gaston to weekend evening show anchor, KTRK-TV, Houston, from anchor, “Homepage,” MSNBC.
Michelle Charlesworth to substitute weekend anchor, WABC-TV, New York, in addition to reporter.
Shirley Washington to weekend anchor and reporter, KDFW-TV, Dallas, from morning weekday anchor.
Steve Majors to senior producer, MSNBC, from senior producer, CNBC.
Josh Binswanger to weekend anchor, WBZ-TV, Boston, in addition to co-host, “This Week in History,” History Channel.
Kristen Dhalgren to host and reporter, “Tech Live,” Tech TV, from free-lance reporter, KGO-TV, San Francisco.
Emmett Russell to weekend weathercaster, KSWB-TV, San Diego, from weekend weathercaster, KSEE-TV, Fresno, Calif.
Chris Miller to weekend sports anchor, WEWS-TV, Cleveland, from sports director, KGAN-TV, Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
Tony Theissen to news director, WFTX-TV, Fort Myers, Fla., from assistant news director, WSYX-TV and WTTE-TV, Columbus, Ohio.
Rea Blakley to medical correspondent and regular contributor, CNN, from health producer, reporter and anchor, WJLA-TV, Washington.
Juli Auclair to general assignment reporter and substitute anchor, WHDH-TV, Boston, from general assignment reporter, WFOR-TV, Miami.
Russell Kinsaul to 5 p.m. co-anchor, KCTV, Kansas City, Mo., in addition to 6 p.m. co-anchor. Also, Dave Helling to 10 p.m. weekday co-anchor, from weekend evening co-anchor.
Simon Spalding to head of worldwide licensing, international and enterprise, Pearson Televison, from senior vice president, worldwide merchandising. Also, Tony Stern to commercial director, from executive vice president, legal and business affairs, and Tara Buckwell to executive vice president, legal and business affairs, from head of legal and business affairs.
Jaime FlorCruz to bureau chief and correspondent, Beijing, CNN, from Fellow, Edward R. Murrow Press, Council on Foreign Relations.
Production
Lisanne McDonald to senior producer, TZ, New York, from associate producer, “Madigan Men,” ABC.
Tom Russo to senior vice president, current programs, Paramount Network Television, from senior vice president, long-form programming.
Ilyse Zeman to executive in charge of production, The Gurin Co., from production manager, ZM Productions.
Sarah Timberman to president, programming, Studios USA, from executive vice president, series development, Columbia TriStar Television.
Christina Smith to senior vice president, financial administration, Warner. Bros. Television, from vice president, estimating.
Christopher Dunn to co-head writer, “Guiding Light,” from breakdown writer.
Lou Novak to CEO, Mainframe Entertainment, from president and CEO, Videosnap.
Paul Amirault to senior director, development, Hearst Entertainment Productions, from producer and research director, LMNO Productions.
Vince Lyons to president/CEO, Th
e Post Group, from post/duplication consultant, VDI.
Tracy Mazuer to co-executive producer, “Talk or Walk,” from senior supervising producer, “Change of Heart.” Also, Barry Glazer to director, from director, “Live! With Regis and Kathie Lee”; Kathy Giacona to supervising producer, from writer/director, “Intimate Portraits”; and Jacquie Jordan to supervising producer, from supervising producer, “Friends or Lovers.”
Radio
Andrew Bock to talent booker, Westwood One, from marketing coordinator. Also Stacie Parra to senior producer, from producer.
Other
Lori Halivopoulos to senior consultant, New York, Frank N. Magid Associates, from senior director, corporate development, Nabisco.
Rachel Flores to director, education and outreach services, Entertainment Industries Council, from program manager, Academy Arts & Sciences Foundation.