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Jul 30, 2001  •  Post A Comment

Broadcasting
Joseph Fitzgerald to general sales manager, WSVN-TV, Miami, from local sales manager.
Mitchell Chun to senior vice president, business development, News Corp., from vice president, satellite distribution and business development.
Dan Havens to general manager, KXLT-TV, Rochester, Minn., from major account manager, Encoda Systems.
Richard Graziano to general sales manager, WLVI-TV, Boston, from local sales manager.
Michael Roberts to senior vice president, current programming, The WB, from executive vice president, [[kpe]]. Also, Keith Cox to senior vice president, alternative programming, from senior vice president, creative affairs, The Greenblatt Janollari Studio.
Linda Anderson to regional sales manager, WGNO-TV, New Orleans, from local sales manager, WVUE-TV, New Orleans.
Traci Gregory to local sales manager, KONG-TV, Seattle, from account executive. Also, Matt Kramer to account executive, from national sales assistant.
Susan Pinckney to account executive, WTVZ-TV, Norfolk, Va., from guest sales consultant, RMJ Group.
Leo Ramos to vice president and general manager, WSNS-TV, Chicago, from general manager, KPXG-TV, Portland, Ore.
Valeri Staab to president and general manager, WTVD-TV, Raleigh-Durham, N.C., from president and general manager, KFSN-TV, Fresno, Calif.
Cable
Antonio Barreto to senior vice president and general manager, Latin American, ESPN, from managing director, Telfonica Media.
Garth Franklin to vice president, on-air promotions, Playboy TV Networks, from creative director, Fox Channels Group.

Mike Hodgewood to host, “ACC Live,” Fox Sports Net, from sports director, WFMY-TV, Greensboro, N.C.
John Cucci to chief operating officer, Comedy Central, from executive vice president and chief financial officer.
Frank DeRose to vice president, program scheduling, USA Network, from director, program acquisitions and scheduling.
Erik Sorenson to president and general manager, MSNBC, from vice president and general manager.
Duncan Brown to general manager, Crispin Corp., from special projects manager.
Sean Bratches to executive vice president, affiliate sales and marketing, ESPN, from senior vice president, affiliate sales and marketing. Also, Mark Shapiro to senior vice president and general manager, programming, from vice president and general manager, ESPN Classic and ESPN Original Entertainment; John Walsh to senior vice president and executive editor, from executive editor; Artie Bulgrin to senior vice president, research and sales development, from vice president; and Tony Tamburo to senior vice president, MIS, from vice president.
Macy Summers to vice president, technology, Pegasus Communications Corp., from vice president, broadband satellite solutions, EMS Technologies. Also, Chuck Chakravarty to vice president, business development, from principal, The Chatterjee Group.
Adam Shaw to senior vice president, business operations and finance, FX, from senior vice president, network development, Fox Cable Networks Group.
Michael Berkman to vice president and creative director, TNN: The National Network, from head of Berkman & Associates.
Adrienne Sellers to account executive, NorthWest Cable News, Seattle, from sales assistant. Also, Vivian Joyce to account executive, from account executive, KTWB-TV, Seattle; Shelley Meek to account executive, from client service representative, KIRO-TV, Seattle; and Robyn Skene to account executive, from senior account executive, AT&T Media Services, Vancouver, Wash.
John Ruth to senior vice president, finance, Comcast SportsNet, in addition to chief financial officer.
Convergence
Renny Gleeson to senior director, global media and Internet marketing, National Basketball Association, from senior vice president, sales and marketing, dELiA*s.
Distribution
Robert Rene to CEO, InnMedia, from executive and consultant, E2open.
Alisa Anderson to vice president, business affairs, CBS Broadcast International, from director, business affairs, NBC Enterprises.
Journalism
Rick Iler to news director, KARK-TV, Little Rock, Ark., from news director, KCEN-TV, Waco, Texas.
Mike Rausch to news director, KATU-TV, Portland, Ore., from vice president, operations, Multivision Media Monitoring, Walnut Creek, Calif.
Rebecca Gomez to weekday morning and noon anchor, KFMB-TV, San Diego, from newsreader/correspondent, “Lifetime Live.”
Gaard Swanson to primary anchor, Fox Sports Northwest, Seattle, from weeknight sportscaster, Fox Sports West, Los Angeles.
Beth Lahr to co-anchor, RSN Outdoor Updates, from on-air host, senior producer and lead writer, “Wild Web,” CBS/Eyemark. Also, Jessica York to co-anchor, from reporter and producer, “Summit Sunrise,” RSN.
Ray D’Alessio to sports anchor, CNN Headline Sports, from sideline reporter, Indiana Firebirds.
Jay Rossow to news director, WPEC-TV, West Palm Beach, Fla., from assistant news director, WTMJ-TV, Milwaukee.
Sarah Francomano to producer, “The Ten O’Clock News,” WLVI-TV, Boston, from producer, “Boston’s WB in the Morning.”
Margaret Cronan to news director, WBAL-TV, Baltimore, from news director, WPBF-TV, West Palm Beach, Fla.
Princell Hair to news director, Viacom Television Stations Group, from news director, WBAL-TV, Baltimore.
Production
Beth Roberts to senior vice president, business affairs, NBC Studios, from vice president, business affairs.
Josh Kaplan to senior executive producer, “Good Day L.A.,” KTTV, Los Angeles, from executive producer. Also, Lisa Kridos to executive producer, from senior producer.
Megan Robinson to producer, WCNC-TV, Charlotte, N.C., from newscast producer, WHDH-TV, Boston.
Robin Green to president, television, 40 Acres & a Mule Television, from senior vice president, television production, Castle Rock Entertainment.
Nancy Schultz to chief financial officer, The Jim Henson Co., from partner, PricewaterhouseCoopers.
Cindy Clark to vice president, production, dick clark productions, from director of development and producer.
Carla Pennington to co-executive producer, “Entertainment Tonight Weekend,” from senior producer, “ET” and “ET Weekend.”
Steve Ramirez to vice president of marketing and business development, Wild Brain, from vice president, marketing, Collaborative Media. Also, Andrew Steiner to vice president, sales, from president, sales and marketing, MSH Entertainment.
Jane Lipsitz to producer, “The Runner,” ABC, from executive producer, “Bands on the Run,” VH1. Also, Dan Cutforth to producer, “The Runner,” ABC, from executive producer, “Bands on the Run,” VH1.
Jill Schuck to creative director and head of business development, Beantown Productions, from writer/producer.
Nathalie Garcia to vice president, sales and production, Columbia TriStar International Television, from
director of sales, Spain.
Timothy Regler to co-executive producer, “Judge Judy,” from producer.
Janet Annino to co-executive producer, “Hot Ticket,” Paramount Domestic Television, from supervising producer, “Entertainment Tonight.” Also, Glenn Meehan to co-executive producer, “Hot Ticket,” from managing editor, “ET.”
Radio
Josh Spiegel to news director and morning news anchor, KYGO-FM, Denver, from morning news anchor, KLIF-FM, Dallas.
John Davison to president and general manager, KABC-FM, KLOS-FM and KSPN-AM, Los Angeles, from director of sales, KGO-AM, KFSO-AM and KMYK-AM, San Francisco.
Jennifer Horn to vice president, marketing, Cable Radio Network, from director, Western region, affiliate relations. Also, Erin Brown to marketing director, from director, Eastern region, affiliate relations.
James de Castro, vice chairman, AMFM, has been elected to the board of directors of The Museum of Broadcast Communications.
Michael Strautmann to systems engineer, Journal Broadcast Group, from implementation project manager, Pilot Network Services.
Jay Werth to vice president and general manager, Tulsa Operations, Journal Broadcast Group, from general manager, WJXA-FM and WMAK-FM, Nashville, Tenn.
Other
Michael Dunn to global
chief technology officer, Encoda Systems, from chief technical officer, Time Warner Co.
John Hanrahan to senior vice president, D S Simon Productions, from vice president, media relations. Also, Kenneth Meyer to vice president, media relations, from director; Christy Thompson to senior account executive, from senior producer/writer/reporter, Front Page New York; Eric Wright to vice president, marketing and business development, from director, business development; Julia Cole to department manager, production, in addition to senior producer/editor; and Kathleen Fleishmann to senior producer/director, from producer director.