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Jodie Rosenthal to senior VP, broadcast director, Palisades Media Group, from VP, broadcast supervisor, entertainment division-North America. Also, Kim Booth to senior VP, broadcast director, from account executive, WWOR-TV, New York; and Mercedes Tondre to executive VP, client services, from senior VP, account services.
Michael Lewis to media planner/buyer, Gianettino & Meredith Advertising, Short Hills, N.J., from media planner, DKB & Partners.
Kathryne Moore to VP, Inter/Media, from independent consultant. Also, Erin Barr to senior VP, client services, from VP, client services; and Michelle Zygelman to VP and account supervisor, from account executive.
Phillip Cox to general manager, WXXV-TV, Biloxi-Gulfport, Miss., from VP and general manager, WNCF-TV, Montgomery, Ala.
Dave Polyard to VP, sales and marketing, Autocue systems, from director, sales and marketing, AP Broadcast Technology.
Zachary Smith to general sales manager, WTNZ-TV, Knoxville, Tenn., from local sales manager.
Toni Harrison to national sales manager, KCBS-TV, Los Angeles, from national sales manager, KCOP-TV, Los Angeles.
Catherine Christman to director of communications, South Carolina Educational Television, from assistant features editor, The State Reporter.
Marvin Chauvin, CEO, WLNY-TV, New York, Michael McKinnon, president and general manager, KUSI-TV, San Diego, and Guy Turner, president, KB Prime Media, were re-elected to the board of directors of the Association of Local Television Stations.
Cindy Chambers to promotions director, Equity Broadcasting Corp., Little Rock, Ark., from assistant promotions manager, KLRT-TV and KASN-TV, Little Rock.
John Langerman to local sales manager, WFTX-TV, Fort Myers-Naples, Fla., from account executive, WJBX-FM, Fort Myers.
Mark Ethier to executive VP, operations, HSN, from senior VP, global operations, The Disney Store.
Robert Sullivan to senior VP, consumer sales, Cablevision Systems Corp., from executive VP, Rainbow Advertising Sales Corp.
Chris Pirillo to host, “Call for Help,” TechTV, from publisher and distributor, Lockergnome.com.
Tony Werner to senior VP and chief technology officer, Liberty Media Corp., from executive VP, strategic technology, Qwest Communications.
David Ellen to deputy general counsel, USA Networks, from general counsel, Eureka Broadband Corp.
John Nichols to senior VP and chief financial officer, Incanta, from senior VP and CFO, NetSchools.

Dennis Dunphy to senior VP, sales, Central/Western regions, Columbia TriStar Television Distribution, from VP, sales and marketing, Central region. Also, Susan Law to VP, advertiser sales, marketing and promotions, from director, merchandising and marketing; and Kimi Serrano to division manager, Southwest region, from general sales manager, KOCO-TV, Oklahoma City.
Daniela Matei to VP, production, London, SBS Broadcasting, from CEO, Creative Vision International, Bucharest, Romania.
Dan Schillinger to news director, KCEN-TV, Waco, Texas, from news director, KEVN-TV, Rapid City, S.D.
Amy Lyon to co-anchor, noon newscast and “Michigan This Morning,” WWTV, Cadillac, and WWUP-TV, Sault Saint Marie, Mich., from health reporter and fill-in anchor, WCYB-TV, Bristol, Tenn.
Jonathan Freed to senior anchor and news editor, Montreal, Global Television, from correspondent, Washington News Bureau, Hearst-Argyle Television, Los Angeles.
Anthony Scotti, CEO, Global Media Management Group, and Catherine Malatesta, CEO, Lawless Productions, have joined as partners to form Global Media Television, Los Angeles, which will finance and distribute original television programming for the global marketplace.
Jill Liberman to production associate, Alta Loma Entertainment, from manager, story department, Fox Broadcasting Co.