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Frank Brewer to VP, director of media, Affiliated Media Group, from media director. Also, Tim Ford to VP, director of finance, from director of finance; Bob Klenk to VP, director of sales, from national sales manager; and Joe Nicholson to VP, director of marketing, from director of marketing.
Tom Calato to general sales manager, WKMG-TV, Orlando, Fla., from regional sales manager, Internet Broadcasting Systems.
Eric Cooney to chief operating officer, Tandberg Television, from VP and general manager, the Americas.
Ron Crowe to VP, creative services, KNBC-TV, Los Angeles, from director, Crowe Creative.
David Hinterschied to general manager, WTLH-TV, Tallahassee, Fla., from general sales manager, WTLH and WFXU-TV.
John Zucker to VP, law and regulation, ABC, from VP, news legal affairs.
Doug Vaughan to VP, special programs, NBC Entertainment, from supervising producer, “Today.”
Liz-Ann St. Onge to chief financial officer, WTIC-TV and WTXX-TV, Hartford, Conn., from accounting manager. Also, Deborah Oakliff to account executive, WTXX, from Eastern regional sales manager, Buckles International, Meriden, Conn.
Darnell Washington to local sales manager, KOKH-TV and KOCB-TV, Oklahoma City, from general sales manager, KWCK-TV, Wichita, Kan.
Ward Huey to local sales manager, KFOR-TV, Oklahoma City, from local sales manager, KENS-TV, San Antonio. Also, Peter Grignon to national sales manager, from account executive, WFTC-TV, Minneapolis; and Marsha Davis to local sales manager, KOPX-TV, from Florida regional sales manager, Adam Young Inc.
Janelle Slipp to director, affiliate sales, Southwest region, Trinity Broadcasting Network, from director, consumer sales, FamilyClick.
Peter Baron to VP, label relations, MTV and MTV2, from founder, Music Video Central.
Kellie Appel to senior VP and general manager, Turner Trade Group, Turner Broadcasting, from senior VP, strategic planning and business development, Turner Broadcasting.
David Charmatz to senior VP, research, analysis and strategy, Starz Encore Group, from executive VP and chief operating officer, ASI Entertainment.
Charles Thurston to president, advertising sales, Comcast Cable Communications, from president and CEO, Adlink. Also, Deborah Maiocco to national sales manager, Comcast MarketLink Harrisburg, Lancaster, Lebanon and York, from VP, advertising sales, CNX Media, Los Angeles; and Jennifer Tryon to vice president, programming, Comcast Cable Communications, from senior director.
Jason Baron to VP, direct response advertising, CNN News Group, from director. Also Alyssa Hochheiser to VP, direct response advertising, Turner Broadcasting’s entertainment networks, from director.
Michael Dean to executive VP, business operations and distribution, ABC Cable Networks, from senior VP, strategic planning, The Walt Disney Co.
William Sievers to VP, customer care, Eastern Division, Charter Communications, Greenville, S.C., from VP, customer care, North Central Division.
Brian Graden to president, entertainment, MTV, MTV2 and MTV.com, from president, programming.
Aaron Ashe to political sales manager, National Cable Communications, Washington, from sales manager. Also, Bob Ware to sales manager, from account executive.
Phyllis Ehrlich to senior VP, promotions marketing, Cartoon Network Sales and Marketing, from VP, promotions marketing.
Nate Whitman to director, business development, Game Show Network, from member of the business development and strategy team, Liberty Digital. Also, Ken Warun to VP, on-air promotion and short-form programming, from VP, on-air promotion.
Sandy Smallens to president and chief operating officer, Oddcast Media Technologies, from executive VP, programming and content, GetMusic and RollingStone.com, Vivendi Universal Net USA.
Robert Chism to chief technology officer, Xstreme division, Concurrent Computer Corp., in addition to VP, engineering and development.
Kevin Labick to CEO, [[kpe]], from principal, Mobilocity.
Lee Masters, former president and CEO of Liberty Digital, has joined the board of directors of ARTISTdirect.
David Johnson to chief financial officer, Encoda Systems, from CFO, Evolving Systems. Also, Paul Stewart to senior VP, sales, from global service sales manager, service provider channel sales, Cisco Systems.
Christina Miller to VP, licensing, the Americas, Gullane Entertainment, from head of brand and licensing development. Also, Ian Castello-Cortes to VP, Guinness World Records brand, Gullane, from VP, media, Guinness World Records brand.
Keith Luttkus to VP, Midwest sales, Paramount Advertiser Services, from account executive, New York.
Victoria Valius to head of distribution, Igel Media Distribution, from VP, international sales.
Bill Trotter to senior VP, Western sales, Studios USA Domestic Television, from VP. Also, Michael Howard to senior VP, Southeastern sales, from VP; Cameron Hutton to senior VP, Southwestern sales, from VP; and J.R. McCabe Jr. to senior VP, Northeastern sales, from VP.
Rasa Urmonas to head of sales and marketing, Asia, TechTV International, from regional sales manager, Asia, BBC Worldwide.
Herb Granath, chairman emeritus of ESPN, and Charles Frank, former first VP, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, have been appointed to the board of directors of Central European Media Enterprises.
Lisa Wookey to director, marketing and client services, CHUM Television International, from manager. Also, Lise MacRae to director of traffic, CHUM Television, from director of program operations and traffic, Bravo!, SPACE: The Imagination Station and Drive-In Classics, CHUM.
Cyndie Espinoza to assignments manager, News 8, Austin, Texas, from news assignments editor, KABB-TV, San Antonio. Also, Tiffany Magana to executive producer, from news director, KAVU-TV, Victoria, Texas; Melody Denning to executive producer, from 6 p.m. and 10 p.m. producer, WWL-TV, New Orleans; Mike Lozano to meteorologist, from chief meteorologist, KCCI-TV, Des Moines, Iowa; Jeffrey Rhineer to sports anchor, from sports anchor/reporter, KRCR-TV, Redding, Calif., John Hygh to sports anchor, from sports reporter; Kelly Gier to producer, from associate producer; and Jacinto Ybarra to producer, from associate producer.
Art Barron to weekend anchor, WFOR-TV, Miami, from primary anchor, KRQE-TV, Albuquerque, N.M.
Chris Hernandez to general assignment reporter, WBBM-TV, Chicago, from reporter and fill-in anchor, WEWS-TV, Cleveland.
Eric Roby to weekend anchor and reporter, WPEC-TV, West Palm Beach, Fla., from weekend anchor and reporter, WQAD-TV, Molina, Ill.
Angela Chee to Inland Empire reporter, KCBS-TV, Los Angeles, from reporter/anchor, KBAK-TV, Bakersfield, Calif.
Tracy Martinez to free-lance reporter, KNTV, San Francisco, from free-lance reporter, KCOP-TV, Los Angeles. Also, Will Tran to free-lance reporter, from reporter, Orange County News Channel.
Sharron Melton to weekend anchor and reporter, WSVN-TV, Miami, from reporter and fill-in anchor.
Tamiko Gibson to weekend anchor and reporter, WCCB-TV, Charlotte, N.C., from consumer reporter, WOFL-TV, Orlando, Fla.
Kristen Dahlgren to free-lance reporter, KGO-TV, San Francisco, from host, Tech TV.
Francesca Maxime to free-lance reporter, WFXT-TV, Boston, from free-lance reporter, WVIT-TV, Hartford, Conn.
Chris Blackman to VP of news, WCAU-TV, Philadelphia, from assistant news director.
Mary Reitan to news director, WCCO-TV, Minneapolis, from news director, WHAS-TV, Louisville, Ky.
Patrick Nunez to news producer, KFTV, Fresno, Calif., from producer, CNN, Mexico City.
Carolina Tarazona to full-time reporter, News 12 The Bronx, from weekend news producer, News 12 Westchester, N.Y.
Ricardo Fernandez to primary anchor, 6 p.m. and 11 p.m., KINC-TV, Las Vegas, from anchor, 4:30 p.m., KWHY-TV, Los Angeles.
Steve Candullo to executive VP, Metro Networks/Shadow Broadcast Services, Westwood One, from senior VP, Eastern region. Also, John Frawley to senior VP, bro
adcast operations, from VP.
Liz Ryckman to VP and general manager, Chicago, Christal Radio, Katz Radio Group, from VP, sales. Also, Nichole Pikur to senior account executive, Detroit, from account executive; and Mario Russo to sales manager, Philadelphia, from account executive.
David Lebow to senior VP, operations, radio division, Emmis Communications, from regional VP, Emmis Radio.
Mike Connolly to VP, ESPN Radio Sales, from senior VP, Eastern sales, Premiere Traffic Networks and Premiere Radio Networks.
John Dame to VP, national sales, Salem Radio Representatives, from founder, Dame-Gallagher Networks.
Carl Dickens to senior VP, CMR, from VP, Western division sales, broadcast group.
Dan Jones to director of events, Intersports, from project manager, events division.
Nina Gordon to VP, The Lippin Group, from head of Nina Gordon Public Relations.