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Sep 30, 2002  •  Post A Comment

Deirdre Nisbet to media planner/buyer, Gianettino & Meredith Advertising, Short Hills, N.J., from advertising planner, Weichert.
Julie McNamara to VP, drama programming, ABC Entertainment, from director, drama series.
Marianne O’Leary to director, media research, CBS Research, from manager, broadcast television research. Also, Kathy McClung to manager, audience analysis, from supervisor, local market analysis; and John Butler to manager, custom analysis, from supervisor, custom analysis.
Jim Windsor to creative services director, WISN-TV, Milwaukee, from senior promotion producer, WITI-TV, Milwaukee.
Dessislava O’Keefe to national sales coordinator, WEWB-TV, Albany, N.Y., from sales assistant, Albany Broadcasting Co. Also, Adam Jones to account executive, from marketing and promotion producer/director, WXXA-TV and WEDG-TV, Albany.
Mickey Levitan to senior VP of human resources, Emmis Communications Corp., from human resources consultant.
Dave Shelly to promotion manager, WCGV-TV and WVTV, Milwaukee, from promotion producer, WITI-TV, Milwaukee.
Jim Holland to station manager, KAKE-TV, Wichita, Kan., from executive news director.
Kathy Parks to director of sales, Charter Advertising St. Louis, from general sales manager. Also, Jerry Steele to sales manager, Charter Communications Information Network, from local sales manager; J.D. Sosnoff to local sales manager, from account executive; and Cindy Barnes-Kibens to regional sales manager, Missouri-Illinois, from account executive.
Mark Berryhill to VP of news and marketing, Meredith Corp., from VP of news.
Steve Ramsey to VP and general manager, WSMV-TV, Nashville, from VP of news operations, Tribune Broadcasting, Chicago.
Michael O’Dea to VP and chief operating officer, Eagle Television Sales, from director of sales.
Marie Fuhrken to VP, finance and administration, KDFW-TV and KDFI-TV, Dallas, from controller, KUTV, Salt Lake City.
Paul Fiddick to president, Emmis International, from assistant secretary, U.S. Department of Agriculture.
Shawn Oswald to VP and general manager, KSNW-TV, Wichita, Kan., from general sales manager, WFTX-TV, Fort Myers, Fla.
Matt Braatz to senior director, technology and engineering, WNBC-TV, New York, from manager of broadcast operations.
Dave Shelly to promotion manager, WCGV-TV and WVTV, Milwaukee, from producer, WITI-TV, Milwaukee.
Melanie Simon to national sales manager, WBDT-TV, Dayton, Ohio, from account executive. Also, Laura Lovins to account executive, from media buyer, Willis Case Harwood, Dayton.
Kathy McMahon to VP, marketing and affiliate relations, Comcast SportsNet Mid-Atlantic, from director of affiliate sales.
Marnie Malter to VP, MTV Communications, from director of communications.
Mark Coleman to senior VP of operations and new technology, The Golf Channel, from senior VP of strategic planning and operations, ITN SignalStream, San Francisco.
Doug Harbert to affiliate sales regional VP, Central region, Game Show Network, from VP of sales and marketing, Western division, Discovery Communications.
Mike LaJoie to executive VP, advanced technology, Time Warner Cable, from VP, corporate development. Also, Kevin Leddy to senior VP, platform development, from senior VP, new product development; Chuck Ellis to executive VP and chief marketing officer, from executive VP of operations; and Carl Rossetti to executive VP, new business development, from executive VP of operations.
Scott Levers to director of programming, scheduling and planning, Oxygen Media, from manager of programming, scheduling and acquisitions, Lifetime Entertainment.
Perry Shelman to sales manager, CableLink Interconnects, National Cable Communications, from national interconnect manager, Buffalo, N.Y., Grand Rapids, Mich., and Wilkes-Barre, Pa. Also, Michael Price to national interconnect manager, Albany, N.Y., CableLink, from general manager, Cablevision Rainbow Advertising Sales/Regional News Rep.
Jennifer Kilberg to photo editor, Sci-Fi Channel, from free-lance photographer. Also, Joanne Modlin to VP of research, from VP of originals program research, TNT.
Mark Lieber to senior programming advisor, PrideVision TV, from media, production and programming consultant.
Jo Holz to VP of research, iN Demand, from VP of research, Oxygen Media.
David Rapley, retired executive VP of engineering, VECO Corp., has been appointed to the board of directors of Liberty Media Corp.
Scott Tenney to VP of marketing, core video products, Comcast Cable Communications, from chief marketing officer, Kite Networks. Amy Smith to area VP, Southern New Jersey, from VP and general manager, Chester County and Lancaster County, Pa.
Angie Stephenson to media and talent consultant, BBC Worldwide, from head of talent.
Denise Dory to anchor, WMAR-TV, Baltimore, from 6 p.m. and 11 p.m. anchor, WBTV-TV, Charlotte, N.C.
Kevin Frazier to NBA studio host and SportsCenter anchor, ESPN, from anchor and reporter, Fox SportsNet.
Mike Jerrick to weekend host, “Fox and Friends,” Fox News Channel, from co-anchor, “Good Day Philadelphia,” WTXF-TV, Philadelphia.
Brooke Wagner to weekday morning anchor, KCNC-TV, Denver, from main anchor KSWB-TV, San Diego.
Ron Thulin to announcer, TBS College Football, Pac 10 and Big 12 games, Turner Sports, from announcer, Fox Sports Net.
Rich Hollenberg to main host, Home Shopping Network, in addition to host, “NFL Shop” and sports programming.
Christianne Klein to anchor and reporter, KUTV, Salt Lake City, from political reporter and anchor, KNVN-TV, Chico, Calif.
John Civiletti to creative services writer/producer, KTVU-TV, San Francisco, from writer/producer, XETV, San Diego. Also, Sheri Johnson to creative services writer/ producer, from free-lance producer.
Mathew Ray Garcia to reporter, WPIX-TV, New York, from reporter and anchor, WMAQ-TV, Chicago. Also, Marysol Castro to reporter, from reporter and anchor, News 12 The Bronx.
Russ Kirkpatrick to full-time general assignment reporter, WTMJ-TV, Milwaukee, from anchor and reporter, WTMJ-AM.
Richelle Ridgeway to sunrise and noon news anchor, WWSB-TV, Sarasota, Fla., from anchor and reporter, WGBA-TV, Green Bay, Wis.
Debbie Bush to news director, KSHB-TV and KMCI-TV, Kansas City, Mo., from news director, WRTV, Indianapolis.
Mark Boone to reporter, WCNC-TV, Charlotte, N.C., from news director, PrestigeVision 4, Mooresville, N.C. Also, Erin Rolf to producer, from producer, KREM-TV, Spokane, Wash.; and Elizabeth Reding to associate producer, from intern.
Ken MacLeod to weekend anchor, WBZ-TV, Boston, from morning anchor, WKMG-TV, Orlando, Fla.
Martha Sugalski to co-anchor, WBZL-TV, Miami, Fla., from weekend anchor and reporter.
Samantha Ryan to sideline reporter, ABC Sports, in addition to sportscaster, WABC-TV, New York.
Rob Fukuzaki to weekend sports anchor and host, “Monday Night Live,” KABC-TV, Los Angeles, from weeknight sports anchor.
Stacey Simkins to account executive, Grace & Wild Digital Studios, Farmington Hills, Mich., from account executive, Allied Vaughn.
Bob Kaminsky to partner, Riptide Music, from independent music producer.
John Lindsay to executive VP, Carlton Productions, from senior VP, Oregon Public Broadcasting.
Lisa Leingang to producer, New York, NBC Studios, from VP, prime-time series.
Dennis Green to NFL analyst, ESPN, from coach, Minnesota Vikings.
Stuart Rosen to assistant VP, legal, BMI Media Relations, from attorney.
Henry Miller to chief operating officer, Goodman Media International, from executive VP. Also, Stacey Sanner to senior VP, from director of publicity, VH1.
Jeannine Sommer to senior VP, Carlsen Resources, from director, executive recruitment, Cablevision Systems Corp.
Keith Hagan to VP, The Lippin Group, from VP, publicity, Mammoth Records.
Scott Witthaus to VP, operations, Henninger Media Services, from VP and general manager, Henninger DC Operations. Also, Brian Kelly to VP, from general manager; Anthony Johnson to gene
ral manager, Henninger Richmond, from general manager and director of business development, Henninger Arlington; and Adam Kranitz to manager, business development, from founder and creative director of mediaDC.
Frederick Wray to executive VP, managing director, Initiative Media, from chief marketing officer, ewireless.