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Andrew Burke to senior account executive, Mercury Media, from account supervisor, Carat.
Lila Hampton to national sales manager, KTVL-TV, Medford, Ore., from traffic manager.
Rich Battista to executive VP, Fox Networks Group, from executive VP, Fox Television.
Luca Bentivoglio to executive director, Latino Public Broadcasting, from television producer, Luca Bentivoglio Productions.
Bill Schneider to VP and general manager, KDVR-TV, Denver, from VP, director of sales, WAGA-TV, Atlanta, and Fox Sports Net South.
Peter Maroney to VP and general manager, WTVR-TV, Richmond, Va., from VP and general manager, KOIN-TV, Portland, Ore.
Leslie Vath to account executive, Transit Television Network, from account executive of sales, Century 21. Also, Kelly Demmo to account executive, from senior sales representative, Orlando Sentinel.
John Satterfield to VP and station manager, KPIX-TV and KBHK-TV, San Francisco, from VP and general manager, WNDY-TV, Indianapolis, and WWHO-TV, Columbus, Ohio. Also, Steve Poitras to director of marketing and creative services, from director of marketing, KTVU-TV, San Francisco.
Donna Harrington to account executive, WBZL-TV, Miami-Fort Lauderdale, from regional account executive, South Florida Cable Advertising.
Rod Murray to VP, director of marketing and research, Eagle Television Sales, from director of research and marketing, Young Broadcasting.
Luis Hernandez to general manager, Denver and Colorado Springs, Colo., Entravision Communications Corp., from general manager, KLUZ-TV and KTFA-TV, Albuquerque, N.M.
Brendan Kelly to sales manager, WPXN-TV, New York, from sales director.
Matt Ross to VP of sales and marketing, Emmis-New York, Emmis Communications, Corp., from CEO, Turning Point.
Steve Biebel to local sales manager, WISN-TV, Milwaukee, from national sales manager.
Cissy Baker to VP, news operations, Tribune Broadcasting, from Washington bureau chief. Also, Rick Felty to VP, creative services, from director, creative services.
Kerry Toland to VP and station manager/general sales manager, WUTB-TV, Baltimore, from local sales manager, WTTG-TV and WDCA-TV, Washington.
Torquil Macneal to senior VP, international sales, Sydney, Australia, Hallmark Entertainment, from VP, international sales, London. Also, John Alexander to VP, international sales, London, from independent consultant.
Alex Dombronovich to director of local sales, The Weather Channel, from affiliate sales account manager, Southeast.
Rick Stanley to VP and general manager, Seattle, AT&T Media Services, from director of sales, WBBM-TV, Chicago.
Joel Chiodi to executive director, marketing and promotions, Game Show Network, from director of marketing and promotions. Also, Kelly Bernstein to senior manager of marketing and promotions, from manager, marketing and promotions.
Peter Keramidas to executive VP, programming, Showtime Networks, from senior VP, programming and new media content, Showtime.
Marc Apfelbaum to executive VP, Time Warner Cable, in addition to general counsel and secretary.
Susan Sheppard to VP, business and legal affairs, Lifetime Television, from director, legal and business affairs, A&E Television Networks.
Bonnie Cleaver to senior director, new product development, Comcast Cable Communications, from independent consultant. Also, Kelli Whitfield to senior director, new video product development, from national manager, business development.
Shawn Giangeruso to supervising producer, “Catherine Crier Live,” Court TV, from senior producer.
Harold Akselrad to general counsel, HBO, in addition to executive VP, business affairs.
Kari Sagin to executive producer, “Soap Talk,” from executive producer, “Beyond With James Van Praagh.”
Jeff Evans to director, facilities services, Starz Encore Group, from director, facilities and administration. Also, Brett Marcottoli to director, multinational acquisitions, from manager, program acquisitions; Shawn Reed to director, production and talent services, from senior manager, production and talent services; Jim Urick to director, strategic development, from manager, program and acquisitions finance; and Miles McNamee to senior VP, affiliate marketing, from VP, affiliate marketing.
Bruce Raisner to VP, customer relations for eBusiness and applications, National Cable Communications, from director of training eBusiness applications. Also, Michelle Goyette to VP, controller, from controller.
Mary Coller to senior VP and general manager, SoapCity, from VP and general manager.
Joseph Friedman to VP and chief financial officer, Modern Entertainment, from CEO, FMAS Associates.
Astrid Bettles to regional director, Argentina, Sony Pictures Televison International, from sales director, Yahoo! Argentina.
Scott Gregg to senior VP, sales operations, Twentieth Century Fox Distribution, from VP, sales operations.
Laurie Windrow to senior VP, sales and marketing, 4Kisa Entertainment, from VP, international sales, marketing and business development, Discovery Channel.
Lisa Green to news director, CityTV Vancouver, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, from senior producer, BCTV News.
Marc Howard to 11 p.m. anchor, KTW-TV, Philadelphia, from 5 p.m. co-anchor, WPVI-TV, Philadelphia,. Also, Kathy Orr to 11 p.m. chief meteorologist, from weekend weather forecaster, WCAU-TV, Philadephia.
Brad Panovich to meteorologist, WCNC-TV, Charlotte, N.C., from weekend meteorologist, WWL-TV, New Orleans.
Sam Shane to anchor and correspondent, MSNBC, from anchor, KCPQ-TV, Seattle.
Chris MC Watt to co-anchor and morning show host, WGCL-TV, Atlanta, from host, “Home Matters,” Discovery.
Greg Copeland to weekday anchor, Northwest Cable Network, Seattle, from weekend morning anchor.
Keisha Grant to weekend anchor, WVIT-TV, Hartford, Conn., from weekend anchor, WSYX-TV, Columbus, Ohio.
Greg Mocker to reporter, KPHO-TV, Phoenix, from reporter, KOB-TV, Albuquerque, N.M.
LuAnne Sorrell to general assignment reporter, KLAS-TV, Las Vegas, from reporter, KEYC-TV, Mankato, Minn.
Natasha Brown to reporter, KYW-TV, Philadelphia, from reporter, WPXI-TV, Pittsburgh.
Angela Chee to weekday morning reporter, KCBS-TV, Los Angeles, from reporter, Inland Empire bureau, Calif.
Ali Lanyon to producer/reporter, WHTM-TV, Harrisburg, Pa., from general assignment reporter, WITN-TV, Greenville, N.C. Also, Kate Weidaw to full-time reporter, from producer/reporter; and Resa Toeller to senior designer and photographer, from marketing director, York Technical Institute, York, Pa.
Kevin Coari to general assignment reporter, KPTV, Portland, Ore., from reporter and anchor, KIVI-TV, Boise, Idaho.
Lorraine Blanco to general assignment reporter, KVVU-TV, Las Vegas, from anchor and reporter, WHBF-TV, Moline, Ill.
Scott Sayres to reporter, KDFW-TV, Dallas, from senior reporter, WGHP-TV, Greensboro-High Point-Winston Salem, N.C.
J. Scott Crystal to executive VP and publisher, TV Guide, from president and CEO, business innovator group, Gruner & Jahr USA Publishing.
Martie Salt to anchor, WFTV. Orlando, Fla., from anchor, WFTS-TV, Tampa-St. Petersburg, Fla.
Beth Nussbaum to VP, public relations, Hallmark Entertainment, from senior VP, Dan Klores Communications.
Kimberly Fletcher to sales manager, KDLD-FM and KDLE-FM, Los Angeles, from account executive, KFI-AM and KZLA-FM, Los Angeles.
Peter Schulz to director of solutions marketing, ICTV, from senior business development manager, Liberate Technologies.
Bow Rodgers to CEO, MyDTV, from chief operating officer, BigBand Networks.
Steve Libbey to regional VP, sales, Cedar Point Communications, from sales VP, ADC Broadband.
Tom Wart to Western regional sales manager, Vizrt Graphic Solutions, from account executive, Conus Communications.
Dr. William McDonald to VP and chief statistical officer, Arbitron, from director, statistical consulting, Dun & Bradstreet. Also, Linda Dupree to senior VP, Portabl
e People Meter, from senior VP, advertiser/ agency services; and Stacie de Armas to director, Hispanic marketing services, from senior account manager, Arbitron Advertising Agency Services.
Jeannine Chanin to VP, business development, The Content Project, from partner, BarkStudio.
Beth Reno to chief financial officer, Four Square, from VP, operations. Also, Mark Johnson to senior designer, from senior graphic artist, NTN Communications.
Francine Purcell to VP, Q Score Services, from director of client research.#