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Broadcasting
Chris Neuman to director, broadcast operations and engineering, KTLA-TV, Los Angeles, from manager, engineering operations.
John Hendricks to VP of sales, Tribune Broadcasting, from VP and general sales manager, WFLD-TV, Chicago.
Brad Neuhoff to senior producer, KWGN-TV, Denver, from producer, KCOP-TV, Los Angeles.
Greg Obata to general sales manager, KPDX-TV and KPTV, Portland, Ore., from partner, Lakeshore Sales & Marketing.
Bruce Pfeiffer to general sales manager, WHPN-TV, Madison, Wis., from general manager/general sales manager, KPTH-TV, Sioux City, Iowa.
Bob Leinhard to general sales manager, KPSP-TV, Palm Springs, Calif., from chief operating officer, U-Dub Productions, Desert Television.
LuAnn DeGreeff to business development manager, KAME-TV and KRXI-TV, Reno, Nev., from account executive.
Chris Butterick to general manager, WTWC-TV, Tallahassee, Fla., from regional sales manager and corporate sales consultant, Sinclair Broadcast Group.
Ginger Zumeata to VP of creative services, WMAQ-TV, Chicago, from VP of creative services, WCAU-TV, Philadelphia.
Cable
Karen Fitzgerald to VP, jewelry merchandising, QVC, from VP, fine jewelry and watches, East jewelry group, Macy’s. Also, Paul Callaro to VP, homestyle, from VP, jewelry merchandising.
John Varvi to VP, on-air promotion, FX, from VP and creative director, brand solutions, Rare Medium.
Amy Baker to VP, Discovery Solutions, Discovery Network, from VP and national sales manager, TLC and BBC America.
Lori LeBas to VP of affiliate operations and planning, ESPN, from director of affiliate sales development and operations.
John Brady to executive VP, chief financial officer and secretary, The Tennis Channel, from president, Jaybe Enterprises. Also, Bruce Rider to VP, programming and marketing, from senior VP of programming, Disney Televentures.
Lorilynn Failor to director of Charter Business Networks, Western region, Charter Communications, from business development manager, Mid-South region. Also, Jeff Jay to VP, product development, from director, new product development.
Ned Sands to VP, Western region, Bravo networks, from West Coast director of advertising sales. Also, Linda Fint Gallo to VP, Midwest region, from director of Midwest ad sales; and Timothy Quane to scheduling administrator, from editor, film, Baseline.Hollywood.com.
Marc Cohen to director, affiliate cable sales, WSNet, from president, sales and marketing, Mid-Atlantic Communications.
Douglas Dickstein to director of affiliate marketing, Game Show Network, from affiliate relations manager. Also, Michele Donaldson to director of affiliate sales, Western region, from director of marketing and sales, interactive, Sony Pictures Digital Entertainment.
Thomas Greco to VP of business development, Rainbow Network Communications, from senior director, business development. Also, Steven Pontillo to senior VP and general manager, from VP, engineering and technical services.
Steve Raab to senior VP of marketing and programming, TBS Superstation, from VP, marketing and programming. Also, Jeff Gregor to senior VP, marketing and programming, TNT, from VP, marketing and programming; Jeff Behnke to VP, production, and coordinating producer, from senior producer; Jeff Ogan to senior director, production services, from director; Tom Sahara to senior director, IT and remote services, from director; and Greg Ford to senior manager, IT, from manager.
Denis Leverson to VP, business development and programming, Soundtrack Channel, from programming director, DirecTV Latin America.
Harold Morgenstern to VP, ad sales, Eastern region, Discovery Networks, from group VP, advertising sales, Excite Network.
Hank Oster to senior VP and managing director of sales, Comcast Cable Communications, from executive VP and general manager, Adlink.
Cindy Krasner to senior VP, real estate and facilities, Cablevision Systems Corp., from VP, real estate and facilities.
Joanne Engels-Welsh to VP, national sales, customer marketing and sales, Detroit, ESPN ABC Sports, from account executive.
Distribution
Toper Taylor to president of international distribution, marketing and consumer products, Nelvana Limited, in addition to president, Nelvana Communications.
Journalism
Ken Stinson to general assignment reporter, KYW-TV, Philadelphia, from reporter, KPRC-TV, Houston.
Kelley Barr to anchor, “Texas Today Weekend,” KCEN-TV, Waco-Temple, Texas, from reporter. Also, Latoya Silmon to reporter/producer, from reporter, BET; and Kris Radcliffe to weekend sports anchor/reporter, from sports reporter, KNOP-TV, North Platte, Neb.
Don Teague to correspondent, NBC News, from weekend anchor and reporter, KFMB-TV, San Diego.
Corey Saban to reporter, WJXT-TV, Jacksonville, Fla., from reporter, WFTX-TV, Fort Myers, Fla.
Olga Villaverde to morning anchor, WPLG-TV, Miami, from reporter and fill-in anchor.
Ken Pritchett to reporter, KCRA-TV, Sacramento, Calif., from free-lance reporter.
Seth Kaplan to weekend sports anchor/reporter, WHNS-TV, Greenville, S.C., from primary sports anchor/reporter, WPSD-TV, Paducah, Ky.
Jim Sanders to VP of news, KNTV, San Francisco, from VP of news, KNSD-TV, San Diego.
Chad Tucker to reporter, WGHP-TV, High point, N.C., from reporter/weekend anchor, WNCT-TV, Greenville, N.C.
Rick Boone to main anchor, News 14, WHKY-TV, Charlotte, N.C., from morning anchor and 5 p.m. anchor, WTXL-TV, Tallahassee, Fla.
Tracey Lewis to meteorologist, WSOC-TV, Charlotte, N.C., from weekend meteorologist, WTVR-TV, Richmond, Va.
Andrea Stassou to weekend anchor/reporter, WHDH-TV, Boston, from reporter/fill-in anchor, WTNH-TV, Hartford, Conn.
Dean McKnight to morning co-anchor, WJTV, Jackson, Miss., from reporter, WMAZ-TV, Macon, Ga.
Darren Peck to main weatherman, KVVU-TV, Las Vegas, from fill-in weatherman.
Cynthia Demos to anchor/reporter, WFTV, Orlando, Fla., from anchor/reporter, WPTV, West Palm Beach, Fla.
Lisa Gonzales to anchor/reporter, KFSN-TV, Fresno, Calif., from anchor/reporter, KRCR-TV, Redding, Calif.
Marc Martinez to reporter, KSAZ-TV, Phoenix, from reporter, KTNV-TV, Las Vegas.
Blair Miller to reporter/anchor, WSOC-TV, Charlotte, N.C., from reporter/anchor, WCBD-TV, Charleston, S.C.
Marysol Castro to reporter, WPIX-TV, New York, from freelance reporter.
John O’Connor to 6 p.m. and 11 p.m. co-anchor, WTEV-TV, Jacksonville, Fla., from anchor, WESH-TV, Orlando, Fla.
Production
Tracy Green to director of development, LMNO Productions, from supervising producer, “Looking for Love: Bachelorettes in Alaska.”
Radio
Andrew Cotton to correspondent, Miami, ABC News Radio, from contributing correspondent, ABC NewsOne.
Debra Wagner to VP and market manager, Springfield, Mass., Clear Channel Radio, from VP and market manager, Tucson cluster.
Dennis Begley to president and general manager, WEAE-AM and WWCS-AM, Pittsburgh, from senior marketing executive, Atlantic City, N.J., Millennium Radio Group.
Coleman Sisson, president, Liberate Technologies, has been appointed to the company’s board of directors. Also, Don Fitzpatrick to chief operating officer, from executive VP of sales and service.
Technology
Dave Frankenfield to VP of strategic alliances, erinMedia, from VP of national accounts, cable television, Acterna.
Other
Kim Blankenburg to client partner, Archipelago, from director of brand marketing, Hallmark Channel.
Mike McNellis to business development executive, Automy, from business consultant, Runaway Train Productions. Also, Ron Mencer to business development executive, from business development executive, Moviola; and Christine Russell to business development strategist, from independent strategic consultant.
Jamie Foehner to senior VP, creative content, Fyock and Associates, from director of show development and production, Walt Disney Attractions, Orlando, Fla. Also, Leslie Hill to senior VP of special projects, from television producer, director and writer.