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Mar 3, 2003  •  Post A Comment

BROADCASTING
Joe Bernard to director of sales, mun2, from director of sales and marketing, Urban Latino Magazine.
Felix Perez to general manager, WUNI-TV, Boston, and WUVN-TV, Hartford, Conn., from VP, marketing, Advertising and Marketing Solutions.
Justin Draper to controller, WBBM-TV, Chicago, from controller, WCCO-TV, Minneapolis.
Lawrence Weiner to VP, creative services, Pax TV, from senior creative producer, on-air promotions, Fox Co.
Ann Sobil to director of sales, KGW-TV, Portland, Ore., from local sales manager.
Rey del Valle to VP, finance, ABC Family Channel, from chief financial officer, Sopresa TV.
John Vitanovic to regional VP, Tribune Television, from VP and general manager, WGN-TV, Chicago.
Cable
David Gale to executive VP, MTV Films, from senior VP, feature film. MTV.
Matthew Frankel to VP, communications, Independent Film Channel, from director, media relations, Rainbow Media Holdings.
Michael Spalding to VP, sponsorship sales, National Geographic Television & Film, from independent sales consultant. Also, Jason Meil to VP, program development and sales, from executive, CBS News Productions and CBS Eye Too Productions.
Convergence
Steve Andrews to chief financial officer, Carat Interactive, in addition to director of operations.
Distribution
Mike Mellon to executive VP, research, Paramount Worldwide Television Distribution, from senior VP, research.
Yoni Cohen to VP, sales, Europe, 20th Century Fox Television Distribution, from independent consultant.
Journalism
Beverly Epstein to managing editor, WBAL-TV, Baltimore, from assignment manager, WTTG-TV, Washington. Also,
Michael Allen to director of news operations, from assignment editor.
Jim Acosta to correspondent, New York, CBS News, from correspondent, CBS Newspath.
Samantha Ryan to Sunday a.m. sports anchor, WABC-TV, New York, from Sunday a.m. sports anchor and weekly sports anchor.