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Feb 11, 2002  •  Post A Comment

John Steckler to director of sales and marketing, KONG-TV, Seattle, from senior VP of sales and marketing, Shurgard Storage Center. Also, Carlyn Crawford to account executive, from account executive, KIRO-TV, Seattle; and Tim Grand to account executive, from account executive, WPXD-TV, Detroit.
Ed Freel to local marketing manager, KSWB-TV, San Diego, from local sales manager, KUSI-TV, San Diego.
Robert Fein to director of sales, KYW-TV, Philadelphia, from senior VP, revenue development, WorldNow.
Pam Bergeron to director of sales, WLWC-TV, Providence, R.I., from director of new media, WLWC and WBZ-TV, Boston.
Chris Crawford to VP and general manager, Wichita, Kan., operations, Journal Broadcast Group, from director of coaching, Clear Channel University.
Sophia Marciano to general sales manager, KXTX-TV, Dallas, from director of sales and marketing, KONG-TV, Seattle.
David Doebler to president and general manager, WVTM-TV, Birmingham, Ala., from VP of sales and creative services, WNCN-TV, Raleigh-Durham, N.C.
Phillip Whitacre to director of sales and marketing, broadcast television division, The Associated Press, from director of sales, U.S. and Canada, Wegener Communications, Atlanta.
Bob Toms to VP, production, ABC Sports, from director of production.
Stephen Carrol Cahnmann to full-time consultant, WNET-TV, New York, from manager of terrestrial distribution, Wavexpress.
Rebecca Segal to co-producer, U.S. networks, in addition to senior VP, program acquisition, BBC Worldwide Americas.
Mike Pacheco to producer, WCAU-TV, Philadelphia, from producer, WHDH-TV, Boston. Also, Jeff Walkes to VP of sales, from sales manager, national sales office, NBC.
Vince Johnson to VP of human resources, Eastern division, Comcast Cable Communications, from VP, Comcast business communications, Comcast Corp.
Joseph Lhota to executive VP, corporate administration, Cablevision, from deputy mayor for operations for New York Mayor Rudolph Giuliani.
Bryan Byrd to VP, public relations, Showtime Networks, from director, public relations. Also, Jackie Ioachim to VP, consumer public relations, from director, consumer public relations.
Lee Rolontz to VP, original music production, VH1, from independent producer, music and variety programming. Also, George Moll to senior VP, production and programming, from VP, West Coast production.
Rori Peters, VP, affiliate relations, Comedy Central, has been elected national chair, Women in Cable & Telecommunications. Also, Sharon O’Malley Monahan, partner, Fleischmann and Walsh, to immediate past chair and member, executive committee, from national chair; Nancy Carmichael Murphy, senior director, regulatory affairs, AT&T Broadband, has been elected vice chair; Susan Scott, senior VP, distribution, The Weather Channel, to secretary; Rosa Marie Gatti, senior VP, communications, ESPN, to treasurer; Melanie Penna, VP, human resources, Comcast Cable Communications, to appointed officer; and Robin Sangston, VP, assistant general counsel, Cox Communications, to chapter director.
Evan Sternchein to senior VP, national advertising sales, Discovery Networks, from executive VP, sales and marketing solutions, Excite Network.
Diane Donohue to senior VP, advertising sales, Eastern region, A&E Networks, from VP, Eastern region advertising sales.
Tom Jokerst, senior VP, advanced technology, Charter Communications, has joined the advisory board of Cedar Point Communications.
Aaron Ashe to political sales manager, Washington, National Cable Communications, from sales manager. Also, Jim Beall to marketing manager, Chicago, from VP, management supervisor, Cramer-Krasselt, Chicago; and Dave Bird to marketing manager, Dallas, from publisher, Central region, Internet.com.
Connie Ciliberti to VP, human resources, Time Warner Cable of New York City, from director. Also, Marc Kopman to VP, learning and development, from director; Robert Watson to VP, programming and new business development, from director; James An to director, Roadrunner business operations, from manager; Salvatore Azzaro to director, facilities management, from manager; Luigi Deleonardis to director, digital systems, from manager, information technology; Calvin Lam to director, engineering, from manager; Hector Reyes to director, human resources, from manager; and Shana Teitelbaum to director, advertising and promotions, from manager.
Susan Smith to director of trade marketing, WE: Women’s Entertainment, from marketing manager, Lifetime Television.
Joe Waz, VP of external affairs and public policy counsel, Comcast Corp., and Christine Levesque, senior VP of communications and marketing, Rainbow Media Holdings, have been appointed to co-chairs, public affairs committee, National Cable & Telecommunications Association.
Steve Banfield to VP, strategic relations, RealNetworks, from general manager, RealOne Player project. Also, Brad Hefta-Gaub to VP, product development, media systems, from director, product development.
Lee Masters, president and CEO, Liberty Digital, has joined the board of directors of ARTISTdirect.
Martin Vann to VP of sales, DMOD, from VP of sales and marketing, Avid Technology. Also, Ted Healey to VP of engineering, from VP of technology, Visible Markets.
Richard Inouye to senior VP, finance and operations, Tribune Entertainment Co., from VP, finance and administration.
Herb Granath, chairman emeritus, ESPN, and senior content adviser, Callahan International, and Charles Frank, former first VP of European Bank of Reconstruction and Development, have been appointed to the board of directors of Central Europe Media Enterprises Group.
Gisela Cummins-Minnbergh to senior sales executive, Southern Star Sales, London, from sales executive.
Phil Shuman to anchor and reporter, KCOP-TV, Los Angeles, from correspondent, “Extra.”
Alicia George Alli to assistant news director, KYW-TV, Philadelphia, from executive producer of news, WUSA-TV, Washington. Also, Robin Rieger to weekend evening anchor, from reporter/fill-in anchor.
Matthew Singerman to executive producer, “Fox and Friends,” Fox News Channel, from producer, “Fox Files.”
Markina Brown to weather anchor, weekend news, WBBM-TV, Chicago, from weather anchor and reporter, KPLR-TV, St. Louis.
Kim Stephens to weekend morning anchor, KNTV, San Francisco, from technology anchor/reporter.
Victoria Mondesire to Bronx reporter, WCBS-TV, New York, from anchor/reporter, News 12, the Bronx, N.Y., Cablevision.
Ted Winner to senior segment producer, “NewsNight With Aaron Brown,” CNN, from producer, “People in the News.”
Carl Quintanilla to co-anchor, “Wakeup Call,” CNBC, from correspondent.
Pillar Tester to executive producer, “News at Ten,” WLFL-TV, Raleigh, N.C., from executive producer, special projects, KTNV-TV, Las Vegas. Also, Michael Venable to chief photographer, from photographer; Carolyn Kuckertz to weekend producer, from producer, KOAT-TV, Albuquerque, N.M.; and Tamara Gibbs to primary anchor, from weekend anchor/reporter.
Chris Stout to main sportscaster, WNCN-TV, Raleigh-Durham, N.C., from weekend sportscaster, WTHR-TV, Indianapolis.
Vickie Newton to weekday evening anchor, KMOV-TV, St. Louis, from weekend anchor/reporter, WSB-TV, Atlanta.
Rick Hawkins to executive producer and senior VP, television and film, JP Kids, from executive producer and writer, “Carol Burnett’s Showstoppers.”
Christina Brown to VP, finance, Columbia TriStar International Television, from VP, finance, International Television Networks.
Clare Kumahor to sales manager, North European territories, Zeal Television, from senior sales executive, Target Distribution.
Diane Demartino to supervising producer, “Berman & Berman: For Women Only,” Discovery Health Channel, and consultant, “The Wolfgang Puck Show,” The Food Network, from supervising producer, “Wolfgang Puck.”
Chris Rantamaki to supervising producer, “The Dating Story,” Banyan Productions, from producer, “Shipmates,” Columbia TriStar.
heri Brownlee to supervising producer, “NBC’s Funniest Outtakes,” from producer, specials, Travel Channel and Discovery Channel.
John Gehron to regional VP and market manager, Chicago, Clear Channel Radio, from senior VP of programming, Infinity Broadcasting. Also, John Laton to regional VP and market manager, Iowa and Nebraska region, from interim general manager.
Michael Martin to director of programming and operations, San Francisco Bay area, Clear Channel Radio, from operations director. Also, Michael Preacher to director of strategic sales, California, from VP and general manager, San Francisco Demons, XFL.
David Lebow to senior VP of operations, radio, Emmis Communications, from regional VP.
Mark Stross to president, ANC Technologies, from founder, Playable Television.
Gary Attanasio to national sales manager and Southeastern regional manager, For-A Corp. of America, from director, channel development, Pathfire.