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May 13, 2002  •  Post A Comment

Susan Cuccinello to senior VP, research, Television Bureau of Advertising, from VP, marketing research.
Dan Lyons to general sales manager, WHO-TV, Des Moines, Iowa, from director of sales, WPRI-TV and WNAC-TV, Providence, R.I.
John Wahlert to VP, regional sales manager, Los Angeles, Millennium Sales & Marketing, Katz Television Group, from VP and general manager. Also, Nancy McDonald to sales manager, Denver, from account executive, Petry Media; and Hakimu Jackson to sales manager, Portland, from senior account executive.
Chris McDonnell to general sales manager, WSNS-TV, Chicago, from local sales manager, WMAQ-TV, Chicago.
Thomas Porterfield to director of sales, WTIC-TV and WTXX-TV, Hartford, Conn., from general sales manager, WTIC.
Lawrence Delia to VP and general manager, WGNO-TV and WNOL-TV, New Orleans, from general manager, WVNY-TV, Burlington, Vt.
Sue Schwartz to VP and general manager, WGCL-TV, Atlanta, from VP and general manager, KTVK-TV and KASW-TV, Phoenix.
David Kuehn to VP and general manager, WOWT-TV, Omaha, Neb., from general sales manager.
George Kayes to national sales manager, WRLH-TV, Richmond, Va., from account executive, WWBT-TV, Richmond.
Scott Tucker to writer/producer, on-air promotion, ABC Daytime, from assistant promotion manager, KCRA-TV, Sacramento, Calif.
Greg Bendi to president and general manager, WDTN-TV, Dayton, Ohio, from VP and station manager, WCTX-TV, New Haven, Conn.
Jim Briggs to general sales manager, WVVA-TV, Bluefield-Beckley, W.Va., from director of marketing, WFXB-TV, Myrtle Beach, S.C.
John Wills to VP of national programming, WGBH-TV, Boston, from managing director, worldwide production, Granada Television and Film.
Suzanne Bussart to account executive, advertising sales, Crown Media U.S., from account executive, national sponsorship sales, Oxygen Media. Also, Jes ‘s Aranda to VP, marketing, Latin America, Crown Media International, from VP and media director, Latin America and the Caribbean, Universal McCann; and Cindy Kelly to VP, New York sales and media, Hallmark Channel, from account executive, AOL Time Warner/Cartoon Network.
Aashna Patel to host, “Hollywood Insider,” TV Guide Channel, from correspondent, CNN Canadian.
Regina DiMartino to senior VP, marketing, advertising and promotion, ABC Family Channel, from senior VP, marketing and promotion, ABC Daytime.
Christian Salviski to VP of marketing and interactive, Turner South, Atlanta, from marketing director.
Matthew Palmer to VP of marketing, TLC, Discovery Networks, from VP of marketing, Blue Man Productions.
Will Allmendinger to VP, affiliate sales, publishing, TMS TV, from regional sales director.
Brian Offutt to chief operating officer, Broadway Video Entertainment, from president and COO, Interdimensions, New York and Boston.
Andy Gobeil to 10 p.m. anchor, WHNS-TV, Greenville, S.C., from weekend anchor/reporter.
Lester Holt to fill-in newsreader, “Today,” in addition to weeknight anchor, MSNBC.
Don Dahler to fill-in newsreader, “Good Morning America,” in addition to correspondent, ABC News.
Mat Garcia to reporter, WPIX-TV, New York, from reporter, WMAQ-TV, Chicago.
Randal Stanley to news director, WKYC-TV, Cleveland, from news director, WGRZ-TV, Buffalo, N.Y.
Susan Banks to 5 p.m. anchor, WKBW-TV, Buffalo, N.Y., in addition to 6 p.m. and 11 p.m. anchor.
Jill Martin to free-lance sports reporter, WFOR-TV, Miami, in addition to contributor, “Good Morning America.”
Gigi Stone to correspondent, BizNet, WABC-TV, New York, from reporter, NY1, New York.
Andy Hoffman to executive producer, holiday programming, CNBC, in addition to senior producer, “Closing Bell,” CNBC.
Jerry Nachman to VP, editor in chief, MSNBC, from staff writer, “UC: Undercover.”
Unjoo Decourcey to executive producer, mOcean, from producer, feature film division.
Kristi Frazier to executive producer, Tigar Hare Studios, from producer, Celluloid Studios, Hollywood. Also, Neil Richmond to character animation director, from director, Rhythm & Hues; and Mark Brown to VP of business development, from senior VP of strategic development, Fresh Technologies.
Martha Brass to chief operating officer, Southern Europe, FremantleMedia, from commercial director, FremantleMedia Production.
Larry Rebich to VP, programming acquisition and market development, Sirius Satellite Radio, from chief sales and marketing officer, Sekani Moving Media. Also, Jay Clark to VP of nonmusic content, from programming director, WKRO-AM, Springfield, Ill.
Brian Purdy to regional VP, Dallas, Clear Channel Radio, from general manager, Houston.
Mike Rizzo to general manager, news and sports coverage, ABC News Radio, from executive producer of sports, ABC Radio Networks.
Grady Sellards to director of technical services, Moviola, from systems design engineer, 3 Point Digital.