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Jan 14, 2002  •  Post A Comment

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John Petruney to executive VP/group creative director, Arnold Worldwide, Boston, from senior VP/group creative director. Also, Nick Kaldenbaugh to executive VP/group creative director, from senior VP/group creative director.
Kelly Apostolidis to director of national media outreach, The Advertising Council, from manager, national media outreach.
James Ashurst to senior director of communications, Satellite Broadcasting and Communications Association, from director of communications. Also, Alex Breckon to senior director of business development, from director of business development; Eric Chang to senior marketing director, from marketing director; Brian Lynch to manager of SkyTRENDS Programs, from coordinator, SkyTRENDS; Amy Miller to exhibits manager, from assistant, conventions and meetings; and Joy O’Brien to manager of government affairs, from legislative coordinator.
John Di Meo, general manager, KELA-AM and KMNT-FM, Centralia-Chehalis, Wash., has been elected to the board of directors of the Washington State Association of Broadcasters.
Cynthia Weesner to account executive, WHTM-TV, Harrisburg, Pa., from regional/national sales manager, Comcast Marketlink, Harrisburg.
Brian O’Keefe to national sales manager, WCVB-TV, Boston, from national sales manager, WSKB-TV, Boston.
Matthew Conley to account executive, WTXX-TV, Hartford, Conn., from account executive, WEWB-TV, Albany, N.Y.
Patricia O’Connor to VP/manager, Katz Network Dimensions, New York, from sales manager. Also, Maggie Mei to promotions coordinator, from promotion assistant, promotion dimensions; John Garbo to senior account executive, from account executive; and Pamela Godfrey to VP/New York sales manager, Katz Marketing Dimensions, from team manager.
Ande LaFebre to sales coordinator, Katz Marketing Dimensions, New York, from marketing assistant.
Griffith Foxley to senior VP, corporate legal affairs, ABC Inc., from VP, corporate legal affairs.
James Glass to director of creative servies, WFAA-TV, Dallas, from promotion manager.
Bruce Seidel to VP, acquisitions and program planning, Food Network, from director of scheduling.
Laura Minville Guenther to VP, learning and development, Charter Communications, from director, employment and development.
Phyllis Gilbert to director of customer service, Baltimore City system, Comcast Cable.
David Kenin to executive VP of programming, Crown Media U.S., from head of Kenin Partners, Los Angeles.
Wendell Foster to VP, scheduling and operations, Fox Sports Net, from VP, program scheduling and planning, Disney Channel.
Paola Freccero to senior VP, film programming, Sundance Channel, from VP, international. Also, Kirk Iwanowski to senior VP, marketing, from VP, affiliate sales and trade marketing.
Curt Northrup to executive director of development, Game Show Network, from director of development.
Amy Zelvin to chief spokesperson, domestic public relations department, CNBC International, from director of public relations. Also, Paul Capelli to VP of public relations, from VP of CNBC domestic.
Stephen Oksala, VP, standards, The Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers, has been elected vice chairman of the board of director, American National Standards Institute.
Scott Abbott to VP of programming and national accounts, National Cable Television Cooperative, from VP of national accounts; also Dan Mulvenon to VP, member services and public relations, from VP member services.
Timothy O’Rourke to associate general counsel for litigation, Cox Enterprises, from partner, Dow, Lohnes & Albertson.
Pamela Jensen to division VP, Outdoor Life Network, from regional VP, Central region. Also, Patrick Dodd to division VP, from regional VP, Western region.
CTAM has elected its officers for 2002. They are Kevin Leddy, senior VP, new product development, Time Warner Cable, the new chairman; Len Fogge, executive VP, creative and marketing, Showtime Networks, becomes vice chairman; Dave Watson, executive VP, sales, marketing and customer service, Comcast Cable Communications, becomes secretary; and Jim O’Brien, president and CEO, The Cable Center, becomes treasurer.
Scott Miller to VP of business development, hotel and resort interactive networks, Veil Interactive Technologies, from general sales director, Baron BMW, Miriam, Kan.
Johanna Samuel to VP, foreign sales and co-productions, BNNtv .com, from VP of content acquisitions and business development, Telemonde.net.
Debbie Brodsky to senior director of affiliate relations, Comcast Online, from senior director of content.
Jeanette Ourada to VP, finance, Universal Studios Television Distribution, from director, internal audit, Atlantic Richfield Co.
William Payer to general manager, Conus News Service, from news director.
Diane Masciale to senior broadcast producer, “Today,” NBC, from senior producer, “Dateline.” Also, Don Nash to senior producer, from supervising producer.
Lisa Cabrera to weekend evening anchor. WBFS-TV, Miami, from reporter, WFOR-TV, Miami.
Jacqueline Ortiz to weekend evening anchor, KMOL-TV, San Antonio, from reporter.
Robin Reiger to co-anchor, weekend evening news, KYW-TV, Philadelphia, from reporter.
Keith Bliven to producer, WLOV-TV, Tupelo, Miss., from assistant producer, WTVA-TV, Tupelo.
Paul Bottom to assistant news director, KCAL-TV, Los Angeles, from producer.
David Jacobs to senior VP, consumer products for the Americas, Gullane Entertainment, from VP and group head of U.S. licensing.
Steve White to executive producer, movies and miniseries, NBC Studios, from executive VP, movies and miniseries, NBC Entertainment.
Wade Brewer to executive VP of sales and program development, Piranha World, from chief operating officer, 180Solutions.
Jennifer Wysocki to executive producer, “Liars and Legends” and “Off the Menu at Commander’s Palace,” Turner South, from supervising producer.
Karen Theobald to VP, sales, Washington, Clear Channel Radio, from senior VP, Munich, Germany, Kirch Media Gruppe.
Stanley Kozlowski to VP, retail marketing, Sirius Satellite Radio, senior VP of sales and marketing, National Rural Telecommunications Cooperative. Also, Jeffrey Peace to VP, Western retail sales, from VP and general manager, Western sales, Thomson Multimedia.
Keith Olbermann to anchor, “Speaking of Sports,” and “Speaking of Everything,” ABC Radio Networks, from commentator.
Chuck Poet to general manager, Parkersburg/Marietta cluster, Clear Channel Radio, from general manager, Findlay-Tiffin, Ohio.
Harriet Hofmann to senior national account manager, Salem Radio Representatives, from account executive.
Amy Jones-DeMar to national director of television promotions, Entertainment Marketing Group, from director of advertising and promotion, Columbia TriStar Television Distribution. Also, Michael Turcotte to manager, media partnerships, from national TV coordinator.
Joy Adrick to VP of strategic business development, Harris Corp., from VP of studio products and systems, broadcast communications division. Also, Douglas Stark to VP of studio products and systems, from VP of joint ventures, Harris Publishing Systems Corp.
Carlos Timiraos to VP, health, beauty and wellness, HSN, from VP of marketing, Lancome.
Jeffrey Stevenson to name partner, Veronis Suhler Stevenson, from partner.