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Jun 3, 2002  •  Post A Comment

Broadcasting
Brian Knox to VP and director of diversity, Katz Media Group, from VP and managing director, Katz Urban Dimensions.
Blaine Rominger to general sales manager, KTVU-TV, Oakland, Calif., from general sales manager, KMEX-TV, Los Angeles.
Solomon Trujillo, chairman, president and CEO, Graviton, has been elected to the board of directors of Gannett Co.
Roger Hess to general sales manager, WTNH-TV, New Haven, Conn., from local sales manager.
Sandy Montgomery to VP and station manager, KOMO-TV, Seattle, from VP of broadcast operations.
Klarn De Palma to general sales manager, WFSB-TV, Hartford, Conn., from local sales manager.
Al Cohen to VP and general sales manager, Charter Media, The Charter Group, from director of advertising sales and marketing, Associated Television.
Norma Petty to local sales manager, KIVI-TV, Boise, Idaho, from direct sales manager, KBCI-TV, Boise.
Cable
Bill Stack to chief operating officer, CompleteTV, Nashville, from VP and general manager, U.S. West, Arizona.
Barry Koch to senior VP and general manager, Cartoon Network and Boomerang Latin America, from VP and general manager.
Mary Corigliano to VP of marketing, MuchMusic USA, Rainbow Media, from VP of marketing, Zilo Networks. Also, Sommer Hixson to director of public relations, Mag Rack, from director of media relations, Palm Pictures/sputnik7.
Rebecca O’Sullivan to VP and general manager, Fox Sports Net Arizona, from senior VP, strategic planning.
Jennifer Buzzelli to acquisitions executive, Crown Media International, from VP, international sales, USA and Latin America, Beyond Distribution. Also, Roy Cowan to VP, key account marketing, network distribution and service, Crown Media U.S., from VP, key account marketing.
Steven Heeb to VP, product and business development, digital television, Comcast Cable Communications, from senior director, new business development. Also, Rebecca Scilingo to director of new products, digital television, from senior project manager; and Robert Pendarvis to director of network engineering and technology deployment, from manager.
Jessica Fang to manager, national accounts, affiliate sales and marketing, Los Angeles, Fox Cable Networks Group, from manager, financial planning, Califa Entertainment Group, Sherman Oaks, Calif.
Stephanie Eno to director of programming and production, Fine Living, from manager of programming.
Gary Goldman to sales manager, American team, Atlanta, National Cable Communications, from senior account executive, WAGA-TV, Atlanta.
Vivian Schiller to general manager, Discovery Civilization, from senior VP, productions, CNN.
Todd Tarpley to VP, interactive media, Bravo Networks, from VP of interactive, A&E Television Networks. Also, Greg Varhely to director, video-on-demand and subscription video-on-demand, Independent Film Channel, from manager, interactive media, Bravo.
Doug Ballin to VP of affiliate relations, CNN Newsource Sales, from director of affiliate relations.
Dennis Murray to director of radio and news development, Fox News Channel, from executive producer, daytime programming.
Monica Neal to VP of public relations, Turner South, TBS, from director of public relations.
Brian Davis to regional director of national sales, Comcast Cable Communications, from VP, Fox Television Sales, Dallas.
Evan Shapiro to senior VP of marketing, Court TV, from VP of marketing.
Brian Graden to president, entertainment, MTV and VH1, from president of entertainment, MTV, MTV2 and MTV.com.
Steve Davidson, retired senior VP and general manager, Northeast region, HBO, and Martin Jaffe, chief operating officer, Silvercrest Asset management Group, have joined the board of directors of WorldGate.
Terry Kalagian to VP of programming, Cartoon Network, from VP of research.
International
Jon Helmrich to consultant, Chum Television, in addition to president, International Broadcast Communications.
Toper Taylor to president of international distribution, marketing and consumer products, Nelvana Limited, Toronto.
Journalism
Wendell Edwards to general assignment reporter, KHOU-TV, Houston, from education reporter, WOOD-TV, Grand Rapids, Mich.
Angela Hampton to 5 p.m. weeknight anchor, WTVD-TV, Raleigh-Durham, N.C., from weekend anchor.
Dan Shadwell to weekend anchor, KFMB-TV, San Diego, from reporter.
Bob Sellers to anchor, Fox News Channel, from anchor, “Today’s Business,” CNBC.
Deanna Durante to weekend anchor and reporter, WITI-TV, Milwaukee, from reporter, KARN-TV, Little Rock, Ark.
Evan Michael to morning anchor, KOAA-TV, Pueblo, Colo., from anchor and reporter, KNVN-TV, Chico, Calif.
Terri Gruca to 10 p.m. anchor, WASV-TV, Asheville, N.C., in addition to consumer reporter.
Kerry Kinsey to 6 p.m. and 10 p.m. anchor, WMBB-TV, Panama City, Fla., from sports editor, WOWK-TV, Huntington, W.Va.
Jim Loznicka to weekday morning and noon meteorologist, WTOK-TV, Meridian, Miss., from primary meteorologist.
Gary Shore to chief meteorologist, KCAU-TV, Sioux City, Iowa, from meteorologist, WAAY-TV, Huntsville, Ala.
Tom Negovan to weekday morning anchor, KYW-TV, Philadelphia, from weeknight anchor, A-Channel, Calgary, Alberta, Canada.
Jessica Yellin to anchor and correspondent, MSNBC, from reporter and fill-in anchor, WTVT-TV, Tampa, Fla. Also, Natalie Morales to anchor, from weekday morning anchor, WVIT-TV, Hartford, Conn.
Stephanie Cruz to weekday morning anchor, WVIT-TV, Hartford, Conn., from reporter.
John Marschitz to photographer/editor, WBBM-TV, Chicago, from free-lance photographer/editor. Also, Tom Mayahara to photographer/editor, from free-lance photographer/editor.
Mike Nichols to weekend meteorologist, WLWT-TV, Cincinnati, from morning meteorologist, WTXL-TV, Tallahassee, Fla.
Casey Clark to 11 p.m. executive producer, KYW-TV, Philadelphia, from executive producer, WBNS-TV, Columbus, Ohio.
John Goulet to weekend weather anchor, KUTV, Salt Lake City, from meteorologist, KEZI-TV, Eugene, Ore.
Todd Gross to chief meteorologist, WHDH-TV, Boston, from meteorologist, “Today in New England” and “7 News at Noon,” WHDH.
Production
Christina Bavetta to producer, Henninger Productions, from free-lance producer. Also, David Glaser to audio designer and mixer, Henninger Capitol, from free-lance sound editor, Team Video International, Washington.
Tracy Lynch-Sanchez to music supervisor, Take 5 Music Services, Megatrax Music, Hollywood, from head of film and TV, Music resources, Hollywood.
Marc Jansen to worldwide creative consultant, The Gurin Co., from independent executive producer and creative consultant.
Rich Judice to music director, New York, Associated Production Music, from music director, The Sound Patrol.
David Bell, vice chairman, The Interpublic Group of Companies, has been elected to chairman of the Advertising Council. Also elected: J. Andrea Alstrup, corporate VP, advertising, Johnson & Johnson, to vice chair, advertiser; Janet Robinson, president and general manager, The New York Times, senior VP, newspaper operations, The New York Times Co. to vice chair, media; John Dooner, chairman and CEO, The Interpublic Group of Companies, to vice chair, agency; O. Burtch Drake, president and CEO, American Association Advertising Agencies, to secretary; and John Sarsen Jr., president and CEO, Association of National Advertisers, to treasurer.
Greg Hampton to VP of production, A. Smith & Co., Santa Monica, Calif., from producer. Also, David Green to director of development, from producer, Media Revolution.
Radio
William Gerski to VP, independent distribution, Sirius Satellite Radio, from senior VP, sales and marketing, Golden Sky Systems.
Talent
Former Yankee and Met David Cone will join the broadcasting team for YES and cover Staten Island Yankees minor league games.
Technology
Aidan Foley to executive VP, business development, and president, enterprise solutions group, Liberty Livewire, from CEO, digital imaging division, Kodak.
Patrick Davis to VP of sales, Streaming21, from sales director, Asia and Europe, Symmetricom.
Jeff De
Lazaro to VP, sales, Western region, Cedar Point Communications, from director, worldwide sales, Zolo Technoligies.