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Mar 24, 2003  •  Post A Comment

Broadcasting
Nicola Chang to national sales executive, Transit Television Network, Orlando, Fla., from syndication consultant, Canwest Global Communications.
Marta Salazar-Perren to VP, director of sales, MMT, from Team B manager. Also, Joe Capobianco to Team D manager, from account executive.
Chris Sanagustin senior VP, current programming, The WB, from VP, creative affairs, Viacom Productions.
John Sears to VP, WOFL-TV and WRBW-TV, Orlando, Fla., from news director, KPTV, Portland, Ore.
Cable
John Milier to VP, technical operations, Fox Cable Networks Group, from director of technical operations.
Graham James to director, MTV Communications, from manager of communications.
John Mussoni to executive producer, 7 p.m. and 10 p.m. news, CN8, from free-lance producer, WHYY-TV and KTW News Radio, Philadelphia.
Lee Clayton to Midwest senior VP, operations, Charter Communications, from, managing director/executive VP, United Pan-Europe Communications, Amsterdam. Also, Donald Karell to VP and general manager, Alabama operations, VP and general manager, Kansas operations, Cox Communications.
Wanda Pendleton to national director, advertising sales, MBC Network, from Northeast regional director, National Cinema Network.
Val Boreland to VP, scheduling, planning and acquisitions, Lifetime Entertainment Services, from director, scheduling, planning and acquisitions.
Michele Megan Dix to senior VP, music and talent programming, MTV and MTV2, from VP, music and talent programming.
Journalism
Scott Schneider to co-anchor, WJXT-TV, Jacksonville, Fla., from morning anchor, WFMJ-TV, Youngstown, Ohio.
Mark Joyella to general assignment reporter, WNYW-TV, New York, from reporter, WPLG-TV, Miami.
Tracy Martinez to reporter, WSN-TV, Atlanta, from free-lance reporter, KCOP-TV, Los Angeles.
Lisa Fletcher to Sunday morning anchor, KNXV-TV, Phoenix, in addition to investigative reporter.
Katherine Creag to general assignment reporter, WSOC-TV, Charlotte, N.C., from reporter.
Rob Marciano to weather anchor, CNN, from chief meteorologist, KATU-TV, Portland, Ore.
Jason Feinberg to reporter, E! Entertainment Television, from anchor/reporter, KEYE-TV, Austin, Texas.
Christine Clayburg to weekday morning and noon meteorologist, WCCO-TV, Minneapolis, from weekend meteorologist, WHDH-TV, Boston.
Wisdom Martin to reporter and fill-in anchor, WTTG-TV, Washington, from reporter and anchor, WKRN-TV, Nashville.
Marie Tucker to primary weeknight co-anchor, WFTV, Orlando, Fla., from main anchor, WFTS-TV, Tampa, Fla.
Production
Daniel Wilhelm to president, digital video, Primedia, from senior VP, business development, Fox/Liberty Networks.
Jeffrey Mahl to senior VP, integrated marketing, TWI, from VP, ESPN Sales.
Tim McNeal to senior VP, development, Tom Lynch Co., from executive VP, marketing and strategic development, Hollywoodticket.com.
Marie-Cecile Girard to manager, international licensing, Sesame Workshop, from licensing manager, Marvel.
Adam Hawkey to lead compositor and color timer, iO Film, from free-lance digital compositor and color timer.
Benjamin Trust to general manager, Megatrax Production Music, from VP, sales and marketing, Counterpoint Systems.
Blake Bryant to VP, creative services, Buena Vista Television, from VP, creative services, programming and consumer marketing, KNTV, San Francisco.
Technology
John Cadwell to executive producer, Pulse Communications, from head of documentaries, Image Group Entertainment. Also, Jesse Kujava to interactive designer, from interactive multimedia specialist, Karma Group and Marketlink.
Organizations
Laurel Whitcomb to VP, marketing, Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, from senior VP, media relations, Pax TV.
Other
Anthony Torrieri to senior VP, associate director, The Media Rating Council, from senior VP, director, communications resources and insights, Saatchi & Saatchi.
Leigh Kramer to account executive, Conundrum Marketing, from coordinator, marketing and business development, LivePlanet.