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Andrew Finlayson to news director, WSMV-TV, Nashville, Tenn., from news director, KTVU-TV, San Francisco.
Stephanie Aaronson to senior director, media relations and program promotion, PBS, Alexandria, Va., from director, corporate communications, Hallmark Channel.
Jeff Maloney to VP, sales, WTVT-TV, Tampa, Fla., from VP, sales, KSTU-TV, Salt Lake City.
Chad Boylan to account executive, WBZL-TV, Miami, from account manager, WFLX-TV, West Palm Beach, Fla.
Scot Thor to producer, programming department, WBBM-TV, Chicago, from VP, production and events, Intersport Television, Chicago.
Doug Crall to director, engineering and operations, WAWS-TV and WTEV-TV, Jacksonville, Fla., from consultant.
Rosemary Roach to director, public affairs and special projects, KPIX-TV and KBHK-TV, San Francisco, from director, community relations. Also, Jack Schwartz to director, development, from manager, business development; and Samantha Schwartz to producer/writer, from producer/writer, KTVU-TV, San Francisco.
Steve Gigliotti to executive VP, advertising sales and emerging media, Scripps Networks, Knoxville, Tenn., from senior VP, advertising sales.
Cheryl Bishop to coordinator, community events, WMTW-TV, Austin, Texas, from free-lance reporting.
Kathy Etemad to manager of government relations, District of Columbia, from chief of staff, Council of the District of Columbia Council Member Kevin Chavous.
Eric Becker to executive director, corporate communications, Starz Encore Group, in addition to director.
Bernard Bell to senior VP, affiliate sales and marketing, Comcast/Radio One TV, from VP, affiliate sales, Tribune Media Services.
Christina Jackson to senior designer, Worldwide Video Design Group, Hallmark Channel, from designer.
Claire Cowart to senior VP, business development and strategy, Court TV, from chief operating officer, Lumapath.
Michael Dessart to VP, partner marketing, College Sports Television, New York, from director, market strategy and analysis, HBO. Also, Joel Feld to executive VP, production, from president and executive producer, Clear Channel Entertainment Television.
Robert Pini to VP, communications, Spike TV, from director, corporate communications, Conde Nast.
Dan Mayasich to general sales manager, KPNX-TV, Phoenix, from general sales manager, KPXM-TV, Minneapolis.
Pete Crowley to VP, property development and facility management, Scripps Networks, from director.
Thelma Abril to general sales manager, KHRR-TV, Tucson, Ariz., from local sales manager.
Jim Ritts to executive VP, Primedia, New York, in addition to corporate officer, president and CEO.
Andy Verderame to senior VP, creative services, Court TV, from VP, creative services.
Guillermo Sierra to VP, programming and production, Discovery Networks, Latin America, Iberia, from VP, networks, LAP-TV.
Ken Botelho to general manager, regional cable network’s New England division, Comcast, CN8, Boston, from remote production entrepreneur.
Greg Oars to local sales manager, WBFS-TV, Miami, from national sales manager, WSVN-TV, Miami.
Frank Han to executive VP and general manager, HSN.com, from senior VP, e-commerce, Park Place Entertainment. Also, Richard Ogawa to VP, merchandising, from president and founder, Recommerce Group; and Scott Sanborn to VP, marketing, from VP, account services, Agency.com.
Keith LeGoy to managing director, Latin America, Sony Pictures Television International, Miami, from senior, VP, sales, London.
Mike Wald to senior VP, worldwide pay television, Sony Pictures Television International, from VP.
Tracie Wilson to VP, programming, Universal Domestic Television, in addition to director, programming and development, Universal City, Calif.
Sarah Weidman to VP, development, Sony Pictures Television, Culver City, Calif., from VP, series development, MTV Networks, Los Angeles.
William Morris to marketing director, Reed MIDEM, Paris, from VP, marketing and brand, Disneyland Resort, Paris.
Andy Cerota to staff reporter, KTRK-TV, Houston, from free-lance reporter, KCOP-TV.
Mark Ginther to news director, WHO-TV, Des Moines, Iowa, from assistant news director, KSTP-TV and KSTC-TV, Minneapolis-St. Paul.
Dan Kraemer to 5 p.m. news producer, WBBM-TV, Chicago, from show producer. Also, Dan Bloom to assignment editor, from assignment editor, WLS-TV, Chicago.
Melanie Sanders to 5 p.m. weeknight co-anchor, WNCN-TV, Raleigh, N.C., from weekend anchor, WDSU-TV, New Orleans.
Steven Cooper to weekend morning anchor and investigative reporter, WKMG-TV, Orlando, Fla., from consumer and investigative reporter.
Janelle Wang to morning reporter and fill-in anchor, KGO-TV, San Francisco, from morning anchor and reporter, KPTV, Portland, Ore.
Jennifer Donelan to correspondent, CBS Newspath, Chicago, from reporter and substitute anchor, WDIV-TV, Detroit.
Bob Fiscella to anchor, “Arizona Sports Report,” Fox Sports Net, from sports anchor, CNN.
Andre Moreau to weekend anchor, KFMB-TV, San Diego, from reporter and fill-in anchor, KCAL-TV, Los Angeles.
Maggie Bellville, executive, VP and chief operating officer, Charter Communications; Louise Bryson, executive, VP, distribution and business development, Lifetime Television; Jim McDonald, chairman, president and CEO, Scientific-Atlanta; and Robert Russo, president and CEO, The Cable Center, have been elected to the educational foundation board of directors, CTAM.
Tara Sorensen to VP, development, kids programming and production, National Geographic Television & Film, from VP, creative affairs, Sony Pictures.
Dana Tower to director, sales and global market development, New York, from VP, partnerships and alliances, “Fast Forward,” and Keith Williams to manager, sales and research, East Coast division, from project manager.
Peter Roden to VP, themed entertainment, Sesame Workshop, New York, from executive producer and project manager, “Sesame Street” 4D movie attraction, Universal Studios Japan.
Mark Stalica to VP, worldwide sales, Lemur Networks, Eatontown, N.J., from VP, sales, North American and South America, Terayon Communication Systems.
Laura Anger to chief human resources officer, Crain Communications, Detroit, from human resources manager, financial leasing unit, GE Commercial Finance.
Javier Prelooker to director, new business development, international markets, mOcean, from VP, client services, Oxide-Global. Also, Steve Kazanjian to creative director, broadcast, from executive creative director and partner, Content Project, Santa Monica, Calif.