Feb 25, 2002  •  Post A Comment

Terry Ferber to traffic manager, WBZL-TV, Miami-Fort Lauderdale, from assistant traffic manager. Also, Lauren Levius to account executive, from sales account executive, Harrington, Righter & Parsons, New York.
Rick Henry to president and general manager, WTAE-TV, Pittsburgh, from president and general manager, WISN-TV, Milwaukee.
Erin Johnson to sales account executive, WTVZ-TV, Norfolk, Va., from marketing coordinator, Federal Credit Union, Virginia Beach, Va. Also, Becky Pickett to sales account executive, from director of sales, The Ramada on the Beach, Virginia Beach; and Erin Ramos to sales account executive, from account executive, United Way of South Hampton Roads.
R.J. Merritt to local sales manager, KSKN-TV, Spokane, Wash., from account executive.
William Shaw to VP and general manager, WGN Superstation, Chicago, from president and CEO, Fox Television Sales.
Mark Walker to director of sales and marketing, KWHD-TV, Denver, and KWHS-TV, Colorado Springs, Colo., from director of affiliate marketing, Starz Encore Group.
Jim Heneghan to VP, Charter Media, Charter Communications, St. Louis, from VP, advertising sales, Western division, Denver.
Rob Pellizzi to senior VP of consumer, promotional and advertising sales marketing, TV Land and Nick at Nite, from VP, marketing, TV Land. Also, Jaclyn Rann Cohen to VP, programming, from director of programming, TV Land.
Alex Coletti to executive in charge of programming and production, MTV2, from producer, “MTV Music Video Awards,” and “Unplugged.”
Sergei Kuharsky to senior VP of marketing, iN Demand, from senior VP of marketing, Now Showing Entertainment.
Elena SanGabino to director, programming and continuity, Bravo Networks, from director of programming and scheduling, BBC America. Also, Tricia Lynch to director, programming administration, from VP, Greater Cleveland Film Commission; and Ian Levy to manager, acquisition and original specials, creative executive, Sci-Fi Channel.
Brad Westermann to senior VP, national ad sales, A&E Television Networks, from VP, national sales manager.
Sean Hanrahan to VP director, strategic partnership and sponsorship management, ABC sports customer marketing and sales, ESPN, from VP, management and promotions.
Nick Garramone to VP, eBusiness, National Cable Communications, from director of Internet business applications.
The New York chapter of Women in Cable and Telecommunications announces its officers for 2002: chapter president: Sue Panzer, VP distribution and field marketing, Lifetime Television; chapter co-VPs: Jeannine Sommer, VP, Carlsen Resources, and Cheryl Marks, assistant VP, treasury, Sesame Workshop; treasurer: Marie Svet, director, sales operations, The World Wrestling Federation; secretary: Lisa Lyons, VP distribution and affiliate integration, Zilo Networks; immediate past president: Sherry Brennan, VP, PPV and enhanced video products, Cablevision Systems Corp; membership co-chairs: Ilise Benun, marketing director, Guarino Woodman Advertising, and Melani Griffith, VP, AMC Networks.
Paul Beck to VP of sales, BigFoot Interactive, from VP of interactive strategic solutions, DIMAC Marketing Partners. Also, John Mathew to VP of operations, from VP of operations, Return Path.
Sid Bedingfield to executive editor, CNN News, from general manager, CNN U.S. Also, Teya Ryan to general manager, CNN U.S., from general manager, Headline News; and Rolando Santos to general manager, Headline News, from head, CNN en Espanol.
J.D. Pruess to reporter, “Northwest Sports Report,” Fox Sports Net, from free-lance writer/reporter, “Bay Area News Report.”
John Shelby to news director, KWWL-TV, Waterloo, Iowa, from news director, KEPR-TV, Pasco, Wash.
Nick Ryan to anchor, KMPH-FM, Fresno, Calif., from air personality, KFYE-FM, Fresno.