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Broadcasting
Todd Lituchy to senior VP, scheduling and acquisitions, UPN, from VP, scheduling.
Doug Kiel to CEO, Journal Broadcast Group, in addition to president, Journal Communications.
Larry Miller to executive VP/operations and chief financial officer, Gannett Co., from executive VP and CFO. Also, Gracia Martore to senior VP of finance and treasurer, from treasurer and VP/investor relations.
Jennifer Barnett-Skorlich to VP, publicity, non-prime-time programs. NBC, from director, non-prime-time programs. Also, Kathy Kelly-Brown to VP, entertainment programming information, from director of publicity, “The West Wing” and “Will & Grace”; and Curt King to VP, publicity, prime-time series, from executive director, prime-time series publicity.

Ray Carter to VP and general manager, WPXI-TV, Pittsburgh, from news director, WSB-TV, Atlanta.
Hector Torres to marketing director, WWSI-TV, Philadelphia, from sales coordinator and promotions coordinator, WNUE-FM, Orlando, Fla. Also, Violet Marrero to account executive, from loan originator, CoreStores; Ed Houston to account executive, from account executive and local sales manager, WDAS-TV and WHAT-TV, Philadelphia; and Deyanira Deshayes to account executive, from program coordinator.
Kevin O’Brien to president, Meredith Broadcasting Group, from executive VP, Cox Television Independent Group and VP and general manager, KTVU-TV, San Francisco.
Susan Whiting to president and CEO, Nielsen Media Research, from president and chief operating officer.
Judith Shoemaker to director of promotions, WLNE-TV, Providence, R.I., from executive producer of marketing and promotions.
Kim Williams to senior VP and chief financial officer, NBC West Coast, from VP and CFO, business development.
Stuart Evans to VP and director, KTTV, KCOP-TV and Fox Sports Net West 1 & 2, Los Angeles, from VP and general sales manager, KTTV.
George Brown to general manager, KMVT-TV, Twin Falls, Idaho, from program director.
Thomas Post to general sales manager, WDEF-TV, Chattanooga, Tenn., from general sales manager, WNOL-TV, New Orleans.
Russell Salk to account executive, WBZL-TV, Miami-Fort Lauderdale, from senior regional account executive, WPBF-TV, West Palm Beach, Fla.
Mark Sandstrom to local sales manager, WPWR-TV, Chicago, from national sales representative, Group W Television Sales and MMT, Chicago.
Jim Timm to director of sales, Omaha operations, Journal Broadcast Group, from general sales manager, WKTI-TV, Milwaukee.
Susan Angel to local sales manager, WLAJ-TV, ABC53 and WB-TV, Lansing, Mich., from regional sales manager, Lansing, Mich., Citadel Communications.
Danielle Greene to VP, comedy and alternative development, UPN, from VP of current programming and alternative development.
Tim Ermish to VP, director of sales, KSAZ-TV and Fox Sports Net Arizona, Phoenix, from VP and general sales manager.
Cable
Brian Stewart to chief financial officer, Crown Media United States, from VP, finance, Crown Media Holdings. Also, Mark Stolnitz to VP, post-production services, from senior director, creative services, post-production and operations, Hallmark Channel.
Lynn Gutstadt to VP of research, TechTV, from director, communications research, Applied Communications Group.
Dennis Wald to VP, affiliate marketing, Game Show Network, from director, affiliate sales, Western region.
Justin Albert to VP of production, Animal Planet, from VP of production and development, Discovery Digital Networks.
Elizabeth Zanghi to director or operations and customer experience, Cablevision, from director of field communications. Also Michael Olsen to VP, legal regulatory affairs, Cablevision, from general attorney, AT&T Corp.; Joseph Leonard to VP, market management, digital product, from VP, affiliate marketing, AMC; and Matthew Weiss to VP, digital product strategy, digital product set, from VP, affiliate sales and marketing, Fox Family Worldwide.
Mark Lazarus to president, Turner Entertainment Group Sales and Marketing, in addition to president, Turner Sports.
David Kirschner to general manager, News 12 Interactive, Woodbury, N.Y., from chief operating officer, e-Sim Ltd.
Jeffrey King to executive VP of technology and data operations, Time Warner Cable, in addition to president, Road Runner.
Chad Cohen to producer, National Geographic Channel, from associate producer. Also, Rebecca Ratliff to line producer, from writer; Nanette Anderson to director of scheduling, from manager of program scheduling; Courtie Bassarab to director of evaluation, from manager of program evaluation; and Paul Miller to senior writer and producer, brand management, from associate creative director, prime-time programs, PBS.
Adam Weinstein to director, affiliate marketing, Bravo Networks, from manager of affiliate and trade public relations and viewer relations. Also, Kathy Luckey to manager, local ad sales, Western division, from marketing manager, Great Lakes division, AT&T Broadband; and Hannah Sheinbaum to manager, affiliate and trade public relations, from publicist, corporate communications department, Showtime.
John McCann to account executive, Fox News Channel, from senior account executive, CNBC. Also, Tim Driscoll to account executive, from sales manage, New York, MMT Sales.
Sam Feist to senior executive producer, “Crossfire” and “Wolf Blitzer Reports,” from executive producer, “Wolf Blitzer Reports.”
Anita Iodice to VP, home fashions, HSN, from president, The Company Store.
Convergence
Ona Karasa to executive VP and general manager, MSNBC.com, from acting general manager.
Kathleen Yates to president and chief operating officer, MarketWatch.com, from co-founder and COO, ITPro Inc.
Distribution
Christine Mason to VP, United Kingdom, Universal Studios Television Distribution, from director of sales, U.K., Ireland, South Africa and Greece, Columbia TriStar International Television, London.
International
Ruth Davis to editor of entertainment, Tiger Aspect Productions, from executive producer, “The Weakest Link.”
Journalism
Carol Wang to general assignment reporter, KXAS-TV, Dallas, from general assignment report, KAKE-TV, Wichita, Kan.
Sonta Henderson to weekend anchor and reporter, WPMI-TV, Mobile, Ala., from general assignment reporter, KXAN-TV, Austin, Texas.
Angela Wang to general assignment reporter, KJRH-TV, Tulsa, Okla., from weekend anchor and reporter, KERO-TV, Bakersfield, Calif.
Tamsden Fadal to reporter, KYW-TV, Philadelphia, from reporter, WFTV, Orlando, Fla. Also, Esther Miller to reporter, from reporter, WGRZ-TV, Buffalo, N.Y.
Andrea Canning to anchor/ reporter, WCPO-TV, Cincinnati, from reporter, WPTV, West Palm Beach, Fla.
Tracy Humphrey to weekend evening meteorologist, WPHL-TV, Philadelphia, from weekday morning and noon meteorologist, WKBW-TV, Buffalo, N.Y.
Sarah Simmons to weekend evening anchor/reporter, KMTV, Omaha, Neb., from weekday morning and midday anchor/reporter, WKJG-TV, Fort Wayne, Ind.
Michelle Melby to weekend anchor/reporter, WGBA-TV, Green Bay, Wis., from main anchor, KXMC-TV, Minot, N.D.
Paul Baltes to weekday co-anchor, WSJV-TV, South Bend-Elkhart, Ind., from weekend anchor/reporter.
Production
Jonathan Braun to senior licensing director, broadcast TV, Megatrax Production Music, sales manager, domestic and foreign annuals. Also, Cassidy Richey to account executive, from sales administrator; and Chuck Hamshaw to account executive, from touring musician and composer.
Robb Dalton to president, programming and production, Twentieth Television, from president, Fireworks Televison.
Radio
Lee Clear to regional VP, Missouri, Kansas and part of Illinois, Clear Channel Radio, in addition to market manager, St. Louis. Also, Dick Lumenello to regional VP, Idaho and Montana, from market manager, Idaho stations, Boise, Idaho.
Other
Armen Grigorian to technical director, Studio City, from graphic designer.
Russell Hollander to assistant Eastern executive director, Directors Guild of America, from lawyer, Cohen, Weiss and Simon LLP.
Jamison Davis to VP of clie
nt services, Razorfish, from executive VP and chief marketing officer, Professional Team Physicians.
Timothy Kerr to regional sales manager, Portland, Ore., Digital System Technology, from chief engineer, Downstream Digital, Portland.
Freddie Georges has opened Freddie Georges Production Group to produce museum displays, trade show exhibits and corporate events. She was most recently with Premier Displays & Exhibits.
Dean Blythe to VP, legal and secretary, Harte-Hanks, from founder and principal, TDF Ventures, Austin, Texas. Also, William Gayden, chairman and CEO, Merit Energy Co., Dallas, has been elected to the Harte-Hanks board of directors.
Nelida Wiloughby to international sales manager, WorldLink International, from account executive.
Jon Kiphart to systems programmer, Scharff Weisberg, from free-lance programmer.
Ilyanne Morden Kichaven to associate director of communications, Screen Actors Guild, owner, IMK Inc.
Rose Evangelista to president, licensing and merchandising group, Novocom, from founder, Oh No!