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Advertising & Agencies
Paula Mangin to new business consultant, Palisades Media Group, from partner, OWNP, San Francisco.
Matt Brown to VP, marketing and communications, Adlink, from executive director of sales services, UPN.
Juan Jose Quintana to senior VP, executive creative director, La Agencia de Orci & Asociados, Los Angeles, from VP, creative director.
William Mitchell to chief financial officer, MaxWorldwide, from CFO, Tally Systems Corp.
Broadcasting
Robert Burns to national sales manager, WLVI-TV, Boston, from account executive. Also, Kristen Reilly to regional sales manager, from local sales account executive; and Brian Erdlen to local sales manager, from national sales manager.
Michael Brooks to general manager, WSWS-TV, Opelika, Ala., from general manager, WBAK-TV, Terre Haute, Ind.
Christina Fraser to manager, programming operations, KING-TV and KONG-TV, Seattle, from program coordinator. Also, Lisa Thompson to director, community relations and station communications, from sales executive, KING.
Marc Sriro to local sales manager, KTTV and KCOP-TV, Los Angeles, from local account executive, Fox Sports West/West 2.
Emerson Coleman, VP, programming, Hearst-Argyle Television, and Stephen Davis, president and CEO, Carlton America, have been appointed to the board of directors of the National Association of Television Program Executives.
Christine Benigo to VP and chief financial officer, Adlink, from controller.
Jennifer Cabalquinto to VP, finance, KNBC-TV, KVEA-TV and KWHY-TV, Los Angeles, from VP, finance, Telemundo.
Dennis Welsh to VP, director of sales, KDFW-TV, KDFI-TV and Fox Sports Northwest, Dallas-Fort Worth, from VP, director of sales, Fox Station Sales, New York.
Cathy Honeycutt to grand strand local sales manager, WFXB-TV, Myrtle Beach, S.C., from sales manager, KAMC-TV and KLBK-TV, Lubbock, Texas.
Jonathan Elks to senior VP, risk management and assurance, Cablevision Systems Corp., from senior risk management and assurance officer, Telstra Corp. Ltd., Melbourne, Australia.
Stacey Hunt to regional account manager, WTXX-TV, Hartford, Conn., from senior marketing/sales executive, TeleRep Inc., Houston.
Liz Rosenblum to executive producer, Ivanhoe Broadcast News, from assignment manager.
Mike Wilken to engineering manager, WBBM-TV, Chicago, from co-designer and planner, master-control-rebuild project. Also, Deidra White to manager of recruitment and staff development, Chicago, from assignment manager.
Peter Dunn to executive VP, sales, NBC Television Stations, from senior BP, sales and marketing.
Elizabeth Pritchard to VP, sales training and development, Fox Stations Sales, from director, Central sales, Radio Disney Network.
Tony Petitti to senior VP, station operations, Viacom Television Station Group, from VP and general manager, WCBS-TV, New York. Also, Julio Marenghi to VP, station manager, from senior VP, sales, Viacom Stations Group.
Eric Marra to account executive, KONG-TV, Seattle, from director of national sales, Golden State Warriors. Also, Justin Tamerlano to account executive, from sales assistant, Blair Television, Seattle.
Ron Barbarito to local sales manager, Northwest Cable News, Portland, Ore., from general sales manager, KHGI-TV and KTVG-TV, Lincoln, Neb. Also, Larry Shearer to account executive, from senior account executive, KSTE-FM, Portland, Ore.
Cable
Lori Lego to director, executive support line, Comcast Cable, from director of customer service, Indianapolis. Also, Page Thompson to VP of marketing, new video products, from senior VP, marketing, General Cinema Theaters; and Carla Simonet to national senior director, Comcast Cable Communications, from national director, marketing, data and reporting.
Tracy Barret to VP, affiliate advertising sales and distribution marketing, Lifetime Television, from director, affiliate advertising sales and distribution marketing. Also, Andie Kallinger to director, affiliate advertising sales and distribution marketing, from manager, affiliate advertising and distribution marketing.
Shelly Sumpter to VP, talent, Nickelodeon and Nick Records, from senior director, talent, Nickelodeon.
Marco Williams to director, affiliate relations, Northwest region, E! Networks, from director, affiliate marketing, Western region, DMX Music. Also, Sonya De Rose to director, affiliate relations, Southwest region, from director, affiliate sales and marketing, Western region, DMX Music; and Charla McElvaine to regional manager, Southeast region, from affiliate sales manager, BET Holdings.
Michael Thorn to VP, series development and programming, USA Network, from director, original series development and programming.
Roger Keating to president, national division, Time Warner Cable, from senior VP and group general manager, health and travel, America Online.
Steve Miron to president, Advance/Newhouse Communications, from VP and general manager, Central New York cluster, Time Warner Cable. Also, Nomi Bergman to executive VP of strategy and development, from manager, Charlotte, N.C.
Trish Iliff to account manager, affiliate sales, Discovery Networks, from senior promotions specialist, AT&T Media Services. Also, Cristina Tharin to account manager, affiliate sales, from marketing and promotions coordinator, Cable Advertising of Metro Atlanta.
Kim Woods to director, Western region ad sales, AMC Networks, from director, integrated sales and marketing, Gemstar-TV Guide.
Convergence
Brigid Kenney to VP of operations, Tribune Interactive, in addition to chief financial officer.
Peter Ruben to executive VP, affiliate relations group, USA Interactive, from executive VP, affiliate relations.
Terrie Clifford to VP, business development, Nationalgeographic .com, from director.
Jeffrey Lapin, vice chairman and chief operating officer, THQ Inc., has joined the board of directors of eUniverse.
Distribution
Marisol Oller to VP, sales, Warner Bros. Domestic Cable Distribution, from senior sales executive, Univision.
International
Susan Kerschbaumer to senior publicist, Citytv Vancouver and The New VI, Vancouver, B.C., Canada, from senior publicist, The New VI.
Marlene Lone to creative director, regional television, Chum Television, Toronto, from director, creative services, CHRO-TV, Ottawa.
Journalism
Dana Larson to weekend anchor/reporter, “Southwest Sports Report,” Fox Sports Net, from sports reporter, KXAN-TV, Austin, Texas.
Rob Elgas to general assignment reporter, WMAQ-TV, Chicago, from morning and noon anchor, KVIA-TV, El Paso, Texas. Also, Curtis Vogel to executive producer, weekday morning and 11 a.m. news, from fill-in producer and writer.
Marc Singer to assistant news director, WEWS-TV, Cleveland, from executive producer, 5 p.m. and 6 p.m. news, WJW-TV, Cleveland.
Emily Byrd to meteorologist, WGHP-TV, Greensboro-High Point-Winston-Salem, N.C., from meteorologist, WNCN-TV, Raleigh, N.C.
Bill Menish to morning anchor, KNSD-TV, San Diego, from reporter/fill-in anchor.
Christian Farr to weekday morning anchor, WTXF-TV, Philadelphia, from reporter.
Troy McGuire to news director, KPDX-TV and KPTV, Portland, Ore., from news director, KTVN-TV, Reno, Nev.
Michael Smith to chief meteorologist, WHNS-TV, Greenville, S.C., from free-lance meteorologist, WFOR-TV, Miami, Fla.
Jennifer Gould to weekend sports anchor, KTTV, Los Angeles, from anchor and reporter, KUSI-TV, San Diego.
Lou Holder to weekend sports anchor, WTTG-TV, Washington, from weekend sports anchor, WVIT-TV, Hartford, Conn. Also, Amy Roach to 5:30 a.m. and noon anchor, from weekly morning SkyFox reporter and noon co-anchor; and Brian Bolter to 10 p.m. and afternoon co-anchor, from weekend anchor and reporter.
Lisa Carberg to reporter/anchor and host, WVIT-TV, Hartford, Conn., from anchor and host, Fox News Channel, New York.
Neki Mohan to morning anchor and special projects reporter, WOIO-TV, Cleveland, from free-lance reporter, KABC-TV, Los Angeles.
Brent Stover to weekend sports anchor, Fox Sports Pittsburgh, from reporter, Fox Sports Midwest.
Bob Sirott to managing ed
itor and host, “Network Chicago Tonight,” WTTW-TV, Chicago, from host, “Fox Thing in the Morning,” WFLD-TV, Chicago.
Alejandro Benes to news director, WNJU-TV, New York, from executive producer, investigative and enterprise reporting, WNBC-TV, New York.
Rose Walia to staff correspondent, WCBS-TV, New York, from Queens reporter.
Sally Schulze to weekend evening anchor, KIRO-TV, Seattle, from reporter/East Side bureau chief. Also, Anna Velasquez to chief, North Bound Bureau, from part-time reporter.
Dave Levine to senior broadcast producer, MSNBC, from senior producer. Also, Andrew Regal to executive producer, “Nachman,” from consultant, NFL.
Production
Daniel Tibbets to VP, production, Twentieth Television, from VP, entertainment, Fireworks Television.
Robert Neill to account executive, Raycom Sports, from senior planner, CBS Sports.
Jennie Born to VP, national promotions, Buena Vista Television, from director, marketing, Sony Pictures Entertainment.
Arnold Ramm to colorist, Hollywood digital, from colorist, Pacific Data Post.
Liza Persky to entertainment producer, “The Ricki lake Show,” from senior producer, “The Rosie O’Donnell Show.”
Christian McLaughlin to producer, “Caroline Rhea Show,” from producer, “Live With Regis and Kelly.”
Radio
Jeff Storey to VP and market manager, Savannah, Ga., cluster, Clear Channel Radio, from market manager, Sandusky, Ohio, cluster.
Talent
Holly Herbert to host, “Celebrity Justice,” from free-lance reporter, KABC-TV, Los Angeles.
Trish Bergin to weekend co-host and weekday substitute for Deborah Norville, “Inside Edition,” from morning anchor, News 12 Long Island, N.Y.
Technology
Kathleen Lawlor to Midwest regional sales manager, Parkervision, from major accounts representative, Silicon Graphics, Shamburg, Ill.
Michael Collette to CEO, Ucentric Systems, from senior VP, marketing and business development, OpenTV.
Charles Snell to VP, manufacturing, Cedar Point Communications, from VP of operations, Cratos Networks.
Dr. Sanjaya Addanki to group CEO, Omnibus Systems, from CEO, CityReach International.
Other
Brett Ashy to director, business development, West Coast, Belief, director, business development, Fuel. Also, Erin Davis-Serletic to director, business development, East Coast, from director, business development, West Coast.
Jayne Wallace to national communications director, National Board of the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists, from VP, public relations, Working Women Network.
Jim Landis to senior manager, Media & Entertainment in North America, Cap Gemini Ernst & Young, from director, business development, SAP.
Scott Tobin to director of interactive media, TAG, Los Angeles, from founder, Tobin Interactive.
Jim Stroud, formerly an analyst with The Carmel Group, Carmel, Calif., has founded Blackbird Communications, a media, entertainment and communications consulting concern, in Monterey, Calif.