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Advertising & Agencies
Daniel Paterna to design director, Crossroads Television, from owner, Zona Design.
David Sitt to co-CEO, Princeton Video Image, from founder and principal, Publicidad Virtual, Mexico City. Also, Roberto Sonobend to co-CEO, from founder and principal, Publicidad Virtual.
Anthony Mirenda to senior VP, New York, Connors Communications, from director, public relations, RIA.
Broadcasting
Steve Stuck to general sales manager, KUVS-TV, Sacramento, Calif., from national sales manager and local sales. Also, Chuck Gourley to local sales manager, from general sales manager, KTWB-TV, Seattle.
Susan Kelly to general sales manager, WIAT-TV, Birmingham, Ala., from local sales manager.
Michelle Laverty to VP/associate director of research, Continental Television, from associate director of research.
Tim Doty to weekend sports anchor, WXMI-TV, Grand Rapids, Mich., from sports reporter, anchor and weekend sports anchor, WLNS-TV, Lansing, Mich.
Richard Goldberg to executive VP, affiliate relations, Univision Communications, from VP, new ventures and content strategies, DirecTV.
Jeffrey Abrams to account executive, WEWB-TV, Albany, N.Y., from overnight on-air talent, WPDH-TV, Poughkeepsie, N.Y.
Paul Sloan to VP, creative services, WHBQ-TV, Memphis, from creative director.
Polin Cohanne to VP, legal affairs, ABC Entertainment and Touchstone Television, from chief of staff to the assistant secretary of labor for veterans’ employment and training. Also, Jeff Forst to VP, business affairs, Touchstone TV, from VP, legal affairs, ABC Entertainment and Touchstone TV.
Todd Brown to general sales manager, KSEE-TV, Fresno, Calif., from local sales manager.
Jim Tomlinson to executive director of production and operations, ABC newsmagazines and long-form productions, ABC News, from director of production, ABC News Productions.
Joe Merideth to director of sales, KOCB-TV and KOKH-TV, Oklahoma City, from local sales manager, KOCB.
Scott McGraw to executive VP, network sports sales and marketing, CBS Television, from senior VP, network sports sales.
Cable
David Snapp to VP, video design, worldwide marketing brand and strategy, Crown Media Holdings, from director, ABC Video Design Group.
Douglas Greiff to partner and head of production, Hip TV, from VP of program development, Nickelodeon.
Tony Waggoner to VP and controller, ESPN, assistant controller.
Bret Perkins to director of government affairs, Comcast Cable Communications, from VP of system services and assistant to the president, Mercy Health System, Conshocken, Pa.
Tom Pahnke to executive producer, Phoenix, Fox Sports Net, from coordinating producer, Fox Sports Net North. Also, Gaby Curras to affiliate sales account executive, from affiliate sales coordinator, Los Angeles, Fox Cable Networks.
Allan King to VP for customer integration, CompleteTV, from founder, president and CEO, Multicom Services, Austin, Texas.
Mark Lazarus president, Turner Entertainment Group Sales and Marketing, from president, Turner Sports.
Aaron Taylor to VP, marketing, ESPN, from director of marketing.
Rita Barry-Corke to executive producer of legal news specials, Court TV, from executive producer, “Catherine Crier Live.” Also, Emily Barsh to co-executive producer, “Catherine Crier Live,” from managing editor; Barri Chattman to VP, talent development and daytime booking, from director; Tim Sullivan to VP, daytime, from executive producer, daytime trial coverage; Wendy Whitman to executive producer, daytime, from senior broadcast producer; and Ed Hersh to senior VP, documentaries and specials, from VP, documentaries and specials.
Melissa Hicks to VP, marketing and membership services, The Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers, from director, membership services and industry relations.
Mary Ellen DiPrisco to executive director, original programming, SoapNet, from producer, “Beyond With James Van Praagh,” Tribune Entertainment.
Michael Wach to executive VP, New York sales, Rainbow Advertising Sales Corp., from VP and general manager, WNYW-TV, New York.
Corin Nelson to supervising producer, “Rock It Science,” from supervising producer, “The Rosie O’Donnell Show.”
Michael Rooney to senior VP and general manager, ESPN Outdoors, from general manager, ESPN the Magazine and ESPN Outdoors. Also, John Skipper to general manager, ESPN the Magazine, in addition to senior VP and general manager.
Corine Bellville to manager, affiliate sales, NBC Cable Networks, from account executive of affiliate sales, Northwest region.
Craig Rivera to producer, Fox News Channel, from investigative reporter, “Inside Edition.”
Convergence
Grayson Hoberg to chief operations officer and chief financial officer, iBlast, from CFO and senior VP of finance and administration, EarthLink.
Clark Bender to executive director, TMS movie products, Zap2It.com, from executive producer, Zap2It.com movies. Also, Greg Baerg to executive producer, from TV executive producer.
Michael Hanafee to VP, sales and marketing, Mixed Signals Technologies, from chief operating officer, Random/Order.
Distribution
Liz Kalodner to senior VP and general manager, global consumer products and international TV distribution, Sesame Workshop, from chairman and CEO, Socialnet.
Jon Noel Bert to managing director, legal and business affairs, Europe, Global Media Television, from VP, legal affairs, All American Fremantle.
Scott Koondel to senior VP, national sales manager, Paramount Domestic Television, from VP, Eastern regional manager.
Journalism
Tamsen Fadal to general assignment reporter, KYW-TV, Philadelphia, from reporter/anchor, WFTV, Orlando, Fla.
Production
Sarah Scully to project coordinator, Crossroads Television, from associate producer, White Mountain Films.
Terry Wood to senior VP of programming, domestic television division, Paramount Television Group, from VP of programming.
Carl Beverly to VP, drama programming, Studios USA, from VP, development, Artists Television Group.
Joey Carson to chief operating officer, Bunim/Murray Productions, from VP of production, finance and administration, Twentieth Television.
Mark Strickson to head of programming, Oxford Scientific Films, Southern Star, from producer in charge of presenter-led programming, United Wildlife.
Mark Deetjen to director of development, Fountain Productions, from story editor, The Jacobson Co.
Radio
Rick Cummings to president, Emmis Radio, from executive VP of programming.
Neal Conan to host, “Talk of the Nation,” National Public Radio, from acting host.
Robert Reilly to director, Voice of America, from producer and program host, “On the Line.”
Wayne Pederson to president and chief operating officer, National Religious Broadcasting, from chairman.
Tim Richards to program director, WKQX-FM, Chicago, from program director, WKQI-FM, Detroit.
Tracy Cloherty to VP of programming, WRKS-FM and WQCD-FM, New York in addition to program director, WQHT-FM, New York.
Lee Larsen to regional VP, Denver, Clear Channel Radio, from VP and marketing manager, Denver. Also, Mark Remington to VP and general manager, KBCO-TV, KTCL-TV, KBPI-TV and KTLK-TV, Denver, from director of sales, Denver FMs; and Pat Connor to VP of sales and director of sales, Denver, from director of sales, Denver AMs.
Ted Pallad to VP/sales manager, Los Angeles, Katz Radio, from sales manager.
Roy Laughlin to regional VP, Los Angeles, Clear Channel Radio, in addition to VP and general manager, KIIS-FM, Los Angeles, from co-market manager, Los Angeles cluster. Also, Charlie Rahilly to regional VP, Los Angeles, from co-market manager, Los Angeles station cluster.
Other
Carlos Pratola to general manager, Southern cone, DirecTV Latin America, from general manager, multichannel business, Grupo Clarin.
Michael Butler to VP, sales, Media Distributors, from Western regional sales manager, videotape products.
Tom Malone to senior VP, private capital group, Daniels & Associates, New York, from managing director, financial sponsor coverage group and media an
d telecommunications group, Chase Securities.
Julia Hardy Richardson to director of direct marketing, WHYY Inc., from manager, customer service and in-house sales, F.A. Davis Co., Philadelphia.
Erin Davis to director, business development, Belief, Santa Monica, Calif., from executive producer, 3 Ring Circus, Los Angeles. Also, Greg Stacy to executive producer, from senior producer, “Hot Rod Magazine TV,” Speedvision Network.
Bruce Maggin, founder and principal, H.A.M. Media Group, has been elected to the board of directors of MindArrow Systems.
Juliet Black, president, Jim Henson Television Group, has joined the board of governors for the American Center for Children and Media.