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Karen Coleman to senior vice president, North America management team, Starcom, from media director. Also, Jack Sullivan to senior vice president, from director of out-of-home unit; Kevin Gallagher to senior vice president, from director, local investments, Starcom Worldwide; Chris Harder to senior vice president, from media director; Scott Neslund to senior vice president, Starcom Mediavest Group, from managing director, Starcom Canada; and Patrick O’Connor to senior vice president, from finance director, North America.
Broadcasting
William Shaw to vice president of sales, Tribune Television, from president and CEO, Fox Television Sales.
Chris Markellos to national sales manager, WEWB-TV, Albany, N.Y., from senior account executive, WPRI-TV, Providence, R.I. Also, Dan Sher to marketing and public relations director, from director, marketing and promotions, WNEW-FM, New York.
Sherri Brennan to local sales manager, WCNC-TV, Charlotte, N.C., from vice president of management development, Dallas, Belo.
Amanda Gumbs to community affairs manager, WTIC-TV, Hartford, Conn., from communities and chat coordinator, ctnow.com.
Marc Jaromin to general sales manager, WROC-TV, Rochester, N.Y., from local sales manager.
Dean Ditmer to director of sales, WCCO-TV, Minneapolis, from local sales manager, KPIX-TV, San Francisco.
Angela Betasso to director of local sales, WFAA-TV, Dallas, from market development manager.
David Sanks to executive vice president and general manager, WISC-TV, Madison, Wis., from vice president and general manager.
Andrew Perini to group sales manager, Eagle Television Sales, from account manager.
Mark Hoffman to president and general manager, WVIT-TV, Hartford, Conn., from vice president and managing editor, business news, CNBC.
Ryan Jacobs to account manager, Intersport, from vice president of operations, ProSport Marketing.
Jill Nelson to general sales manager, KPTM-TV and KXVO-TV, Omaha, Neb., from general sales manager, WLUK-TV, Green Bay Wisconsin.
Cable
Nicolette Donen to vice president, development, West Coast, Oxygen Media, from executive producer, “Exhale With Candice Bergen” and “As She Sees It.” Also, Brigitte McCray to vice president, programming, from vice president, marketing, on-screen promotion and creative services; Jennifer Cotter to vice president, development, from vice president, talent and development, Panamort Television; and Elizabeth Cullen to vice president, acquisitions and co-productions, from director, program acquisitions.
Michael Hirschorn to senior vice president, news and production, VH1, from editor in chief, Inside.com.
Miles McNamee to vice president of affiliate marketing, Starz Encore Group, from vice president of business development, new media.
Lee Barden to controller, Comedy Central, from vice president of financial planning and programming finance. Also, Christopher Pergola to senior vice president and chief financial officer, from senior vice president.
Bob Reid to senior vice president and general manager, Discovery Health Channel, from vice president of production, Discovery Channel.
Michael Healsey to director of new media, The National Geographic Channel, from executive producer, Nationalgeographic.com. Also, John Fletcher to director of program editing and operations, from director of productions services, Discovery Communications; Darcy Tomlin to director of programming, from director of programming and acquisitions, Discovery Networks; and Johnna Miller to manager of communications, from account representative, The Fratelli Group.
Dave Erickson to lead producer, “What’s On,” TV Guide Channel, from managing editor, “Career TV,” Pax.
Bob Boden to senior vice president, programming, Game Show Network, from senior vice president, production and development, dick clark productions.
Sandy Wax to senior vice president, brand strategy and planning, ABC Cable Networks Group, from vice president, research and planning. Also, Adam Sanderson to senior vice president, brand marketing, from senior vice president of marketing; John Rood to vice president of brand marketing, from vice president of marketing; Scott Fuller to vice president of brand management, from executive director of marketing and consumer products, Scholastic Entertainment; and Vycki Smaldino to vice president of brand services, from executive director of marketing and consumer products, Scholastic Entertainment.
John Ryan to executive vice president of entertainment and licensing, ShopNBC, from president and CEO, Worldvision Enterprises.
Tim Bellamy to vice president and general counsel, TechTV, from business and legal affairs executive, Sony Pictures Entertainment. Also, Bill Mushrush to director of on-air promotions, from director of creative services, affiliate advertising and promotion.
Larry Widrig to director of advertising sales, Central region, AMC Networks, from vice president of network advertising, USA Networks.
Sonia Khademi to executive vice president, Chinook Communications, from president and CEO, CableSoft Corp.
Convergence
Wendy Rasmussen to vice president and general manager, RCN Corp., from vice president, customer care, Southern California, AT&T Broadband.
Jim Gilchriest to news and operations manager, nbc6.com, from assistant news director, WXII-TV, Winston-Salem, N.C.
Scott Keeney to regional sales director, Western United States, Iredeto Access, from account manager, Akamai. Also, Mike Petrocelli to regional sales director, Eastern United States, from account manager, Evoke Communications.
John Henderson to vice president, Sony ad sales network, Sony Pictures Digital Entertainment, from vice president, sales, NBCi.
Distribution
Beth Minehart to senior vice president, business development, Universal Studios Television Distribution, from vice president, business development, Universal Television & Networks Group. Also, Marc Grayson to vice president, basic cable sales, from vice president, syndication sales, Universal Worldwide Television; and Chris Gerondale to vice president, research, from vice president, research, television sales, Paramount.
Ben Knezovic to director, advertiser sales, Tribune Entertainment Co., from account executive.
International
Ed McDermid to consultant, Digital Media Solutions Group, BBC Technology, from senior product manager, Anywhere Group, Amazon.com.
Michael Finkelstein to CEO, SBS Broadcasting, from vice chairman.
Journalism
Hayley Herst to managing editor, KDVR-TV, Denver, from news director, KRNV-TV, Reno, Nev.
Brad Steinke to anchor, “Arizona Sports Report,” Fox Sports Net Arizona, from anchor, “Sportstown,” WAMI-TV, Miami.
Claudio Trejos to weekend sports anchor/reporter, KVEA-TV, Los Angeles, from weekend sports anchor/reporter, KTLA-TV, Los Angeles.
Maureen McGuire to 5 p.m., 6 p.m. and 11 p.m. co-anchor, WROC-TV, Rochester, N.Y., from reporter and anchor, “Now Weekends.”
Kathy Fowler to medical reporter, WJLA-TV, Washington, from reporter, WJZ-TV, Baltimore.
Jon McCall to news director, WAND-TV, Decatur, Ill., from news director, WVII-TV, Bangor, Maine.
Robin Meade to weekday anchor, CNN Headline News, from weekend anchor, WMAQ-TV, Chicago.
Toni Senecal to weekday evening entertainment reporter, WPIX-TV, New York, from fashion and lifestyle correspondent.
Elizabeth Bermudez to weekday morning anchor, KGO-TV, San Francisco, from weekend morning anchor.
Gary Brown to news director, WPRI-TV and WNAC-TV, Providence, R.I., from news director, WUPW-TV, Toledo, Ohio.
Ira Cronin to weekend sports anchor, WCNC-TV, Charlotte, N.C., from sports reporter and weekend sports anchor, KSTU-TV, Salt Lake City.
Paul Rios to executive producer, “La Vida,” WFAA-TV, Dallas, from director-producer. Also, Paul Rios to consulting producer, from assistant news photographer.
Ruben Ramirez to producer, “Ahead of the Curve,” CNN and CNNfn, from segment producer, “Market Call” and “Street Sweep,” CNNfn.
Production
Craig Heyl to senior vice president, Turner Studios, from vice presi
dent of production.
Jody Brockway to vice president, development and production, Carlton America, from vice president, miniseries and motion pictures for television, NBC Entertainment.
Stacy Luchs to executive director of media relations and publicity, David E. Kelley Productions, from publicist, PMK Public Relations.
Radio
Jeff Rice to vice president, finance, Covington, Ky., Clear Channel Radio, from radio controller. Also, Jane Stephens to controller, radio division, from controller, Clear Channel Internet Division; and John Hogan to president and chief operating officer, from senior vice president.
Other
Piers Hartland-Swann to senior managing director, telecom group, Hong Kong, Bear, Stearns & Co., from head of Asian telecom, UBS Warburg.
Brian Terkelson to vice president and general manager, Be Here Technologies, from group manager, Quokka Sports. Also, Danielle Maged to vice president, marketing and business development, from vice president, marketing and new media; Michael Golfine to director of production, from senior coordinating producer, Broadband Sports; Rob Aigner to sales director, from head of busniess development, Spike.com; and Jason Jerome to sales director, from founder, Privacy!Click.