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May 27, 2002  •  Post A Comment

Broadcasting
Linda Sullivan to president and general manager, KNTV, San Francisco-San Jose-Oakland, from president and general manager, WRC-TV, Washington.
Chuck Chiocco to general sales manager, WXTV, WFUT-TV and WFTY-TV, New York, from local sales and marketing manager, WXTV.
Hillary Knowlton to human resources manager, WTIC-TV and WTXX-TV, Hartford, Conn., from human resources administrator, Strategic Technologies.
Adam Gronski to director of corporate marketing, WETA-TV, Washington, from manager of corporate underwriting, WNYC AM/FM, New York.
Chuck Sherman to president, education foundation, and special assistant to President Eddie Fritts, National Association of Broadcasters, from executive VP, television. Also, NAB announces new additions and reappointments to its board of directors: Lew Dickey, chairman and CEO, Cumulus Media, Atlanta; David Field, CEO and president, Entercom Communications Corp., Bala Cynwyd, Pa.; and Mark Mays, president and chief operating officer, Clear Channel Communications, San Antonio, have been appointed to the board. The reappointments are Ronald Davenport Jr., general counsel, Sheridan Broadcasting Corp. Pittsburgh; Marilyn Kushak, VP, sales and marketing, Midwest Family Broadcasters, Riverton, Ill.; Alfred Liggins, president and CEO, Radio One, Lanham, Md.; and Peter Smyth, president and COO, Greater Media, Boston.
Katherine Lauderdale to senior VP and general counsel, PBS, from senior VP, strategic partnerships and general counsel, Window to the World Communications.
Greg Rando to assistant promotions manager, WBAL-TV, Baltimore, from senior promotions producer.
Rob Ewert to VP and group sales manager, Meredith Broadcasting Group, Meredith Broadcasting Corp., from general sales manager, WFSB-TV, Hartford, Conn.
Billy Campbell to president, Discovery Networks U.S., from president, Miramax.
Mark Turner to senior VP, chief operating officer, Millennium Sales & Marketing, Katz Television Group, from VP and general manager, WCCB-TV, Charlotte, N.C.
Ellen Flahive to executive director, PBS Sponsorship Group, from national sales director.
David Rice to account executive, WBBM-TV, Chicago, from VP of business development, MP3.com/Vivendi Universal Net USA. Also, Joseph Kopesky to sales operation manager, from traffic manager, WBFS-TV, Miami, and WTVX-TV, West Palm Beach, Fla.
John Willis to VP of national programming, WGBH-TV, Boston, from managing director, worldwide production, Granada Television and Film.
Cable
John Watson to chief operating officer, HSN, from president and CEO, Sunglass Hut International.
Christina Norman to executive VP and general manager, VH1, from senior VP of marketing and on-air promotion, MTV.
Dennis Young to chief operating officer, Soundtrack Channel, from co-founder and co-president, Reelplay.com.
Lauren Zalaznick to president, Trio, and executive VP, emerging networks, Universal Television, from senior VP, original programming and development, VH1.
Tina Exarhos to executive VP, marketing, MTV, from senior VP, communications and music marketing.
Donna Rattley to VP and general manager, Washington, Comcast Cable Communications, from partner, Cole, Raywid & Braverman.
Terry Taylor to regional VP, Eastern region, network distribution and service, Crown Media U.S., from executive VP, sales and marketing, Directrix. Also, Laura Lee to manager, South Central region, network distribution and service, from regional manager, affiliate sales, E! Entertainment.
Sandra Dewey to senior VP, TNT Originals, from senior VP of business affairs.
Brian Gruber to VP of marketing and sales, Western region, Charter Communications, from president, Principals.com.
Michael Fleming, founder and former president, Game Show Network, has been named chairman of the board, Buzztime Entertainment.
Stephanie Smith to senior VP and general manager, Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia, from senior VP of marketing and business development. Also, Bob Ayars to VP of operations, from director of creative development; and Tom Stathakes to VP of programming, from news director.
Randy Wilkes to VP, mobile marketing, Kaleidoscope Promotions, from director of operations, Country Music Television.
Dale Albright to director, Northeast, affiliate sales and marketing, Fox Cable Networks Group, from general manager, Altoona, Pa., Charter Communications.
John Bowman to VP of production, National Geographic Channel, from executive producer of production. Also, Viraj Verma to production manager, production, from deputy production manager, New York Times Television; Brian Fox to design director, from senior art director, brand management; Jamie Reesman to director of marketing, from national director of marketing, High Speed Access Corp., Denver; Christine Searight to director of ad sales marketing, from VP of marketing; and Jennifer Williams to manager of program scheduling, from senior producer of content and partnerships, Starband Communications.
Convergence
Josh Hanna to content business manager, Geneaology.com, from senior product manager, Netcentives.
Ian Ross to senior director, Eastern regional advertising sales, Disney Online, from VP, advertising sales, GetThere.com.
Jennifer Saltzgiver to director of development, Oxygen Media, from manager of development, original series, MTV.
Jeffrey Huppertz to VP of North American cable, OpenTV, from VP of marketing and business development, ClearBand.
Distribution
Craig Stephenson to executive director, video publishing, Tribune Media Services, from international sales director.
Susan Hummel to VP, television distribution, Canada, MGM Worldwide Television Distribution Group, from VP, Comedy Central.
Journalism
Bonnie Bleidt to reporter, “Boston Stock Exchange Report,” WBZ-TV, Boston, from senior adviser, Financial Perspectives Planning Services.
Jason Heath to news director, WDTN-TV, Dayton, Ohio, from assistant news director, WKRN-TV, Nashville.
Chris Riva to sports anchor, KWGN-TV, Denver, from sports director and main anchor, WGBA-TV, Green Bay, Wis.
John Arrowsmith to senior operations producer, ABC News, from senior operations producer, “World News Tonight With Peter Jennings.” Also, Elizabeth Gadd to executive director, news production and operations, from production executive, “World News Tonight.”
Ellen Crooke to news director, WGRZ-TV, Buffalo, N.Y., from news director, WNDU-TV, South Bend, Ind.
Kim Lehman to 11 p.m. news co-anchor, WWTV and WWUP-TV, Traverse City-Cadillac, Mich., from weekend anchor and reporter, KTRV-TV, Boise, Idaho.
Lucas Tyler to associate producer and director, NakedNews.com, in addition to lead male anchor.
Suzanne Malveaux to White House correspondent, CNN, from correspondent, Chicago, NBC News.
Jennifer Westhoven to business correspondent, CNN Headline News, from senior markets editor, CNNfn.
Andrea Stassou to 6 p.m. and 11 p.m. weekend co-anchor, WHDH-TV, Boston, from nightside reporter, WTNH-TV, and 10 p.m. weeknight anchor, WCTX-TV, New Haven, Conn.
Aditi Roy to general assignment reporter, WCAU-TV, Philadelphia, from reporter, KHQ-TV, Spokane, Wash.
Production
Chris Emmanouilides to director of programming, Banyan Productions, from co-director of programming.
Dan Morrow to director of photography, Dan M Productions, Chicago, from chief photographer, Orbis Broadcast Group.
Radio
Muriel Funches to VP and market manager, New Orleans cluster, Clear Channel Radio, from VP and general manager, KHMX-FM and KODA-FM, Houston. Also, Dave Pugh to regional VP and market manager, Detroit, from market manager, Milwaukee cluster.
Jay Clark to VP of entertainment and informational programming, Sirius Satellite Network, from programming director, WRKO-AM, Boston.
Talent
Brian Baldinger, former offensive lineman, Dallas Cowboys, Indianapolis Colts and Philadelphia Eagles, to color commentator, Minnesota Vikings, and games analyst, NFL on Fox.
Technology
Brian Roland to director of business development of networks, Crawford Communications, from director of network operations. Also, James K
enny to director of network operations, from manager of network operations.
Michael Keenan to VP of sales and marketing, Moviola, from Western regional sales director, E-Studio Live.
Richard Rexroat, senior VP of engineering, Liberty Media Corp., has joined the advisory board of Cedar Point Communications.
Other
Lenie Ramos to senior designer, Goodspot, from designer and animator, Fuel/Razorfish.
Camille Nelson to image consultant, Mort Meisner Associates, Huntington Woods, Mich., from independent image consultant.
Marla Goldstein to VP, group media director, senior director of media planning, NBC.
David Meer to worldwide chairman, advanced technologies group, MindShare, from director of branding, J. Walter Thompson.