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Advertising & Agencies

Jeff Henderson to director, business development, Huey/ Paprocki Advertising, Atlanta, from co-founder and VP, sales, ITFusion.


Christopher Morris to CEO, Transit Television Network, from VP. Also, David Schwartz to VP, sales and operations, from director, national sales.

Deborah Gianoulis to manager, development & outreach, WJXT-TV, Jacksonville, Fla., from anchor.

Luis Ortiz to program manager, Latino Public Broadcasting, in addition to program coordinator, Los Angeles.

Bruce Pfeiffer to VP, general manager, WFQX-TV and WFVX-TV, Traverse City-Cadillac, Mich., from general sales manager, WBUW-TV, Madison, Wis.

Steve Dant to VP, general manager, Raycom, KXRM-TV and KXTU-TV, Colorado Springs, Colo., from VP, general manager, KWBP-TV, Portland, Ore.

Robert Peterson to VP, business development, Young Broadcasting, New York, in addition to president and general manager, WTEN-TV, Albany, N.Y. Also, Peter Grazioli to VP, information technology, from CIO; Mark Antonitis to regional, VP, in addition to president and general manager, KELO-TV, Sioux Falls, S.D.; and Michael Sechrist to regional, VP, in addition to president and general manager, WKRN-TV, Nashville.

Jean Rossi to president, integrated sales, Fox Entertainment Group, from executive, VP, sales. Also, Neil Mulcahy to executive, VP, from senior, VP, sales, Los Angeles.

Mike Wunderlich to director of operations, KFVS-TV, Cape Girardeau, Mo., from production manager. Also, Chuck Voss to creative services director, KFVS-TV and The Beat, UPN, from creative services, WPSD-TV, Paducah, Ky.

Margaret Drain to VP, national programming, WGBH-TV, Boston, from executive producer. Also, Mark Samels to executive producer, American Experience, from senior producer.

Dan Mason to sales manager, KSHB-TV, Mansas, Mo., from account executive.

Darnell Washington to VP, sales, KWBT-TV, Tulsa, Okla., from local sales manager, KOCB-TV, Oklahoma City. Derek Criss to VP, sales, from local sales manager.


Russ Burrows to VP, finance, Greater Detroit region, Comcast Cable, from chief financial officer, Butzel Long, Detroit.

Sue Rasmussen to VP, direct marketing, advertising sales, Comedy Central, from director, direct marketing advertising sales.

Angie Simmons to senior, VP, network operations, Turner Entertainment Group, Atlanta, from manager, information systems and technology, business units.

Brian Urban to chief financial officer, Gemstar-TV, Hollywood, from executive, VP, CFO, treasurer, Unilab Corp.

Bruce Crooks to VP, customer care, Great Lakes division, Charter Communications, Madison, Wis., from senior, VP, operations, B.C. Harris Publishing, Norfolk, Va.

Jim Heneghan to senior, VP, Charter Media, Charter Communications, from VP.

Jene Elzie to director, programming, Los Angeles, from manager, acquisitions, Fox Sports Net. Also, Jason Dodd to director, on-air promotion, from producer, Best Damn Sports Show Period, Fox Sports Net; Robert Whyley Jr. to production manager, from free-lance producer; George Greenberg to executive, VP, programming and production, Fox Sports Net in addition to executive producer, Best Damn Sports Show Period; and Diana Hanford to communications manager, Fox Sports Net Florida, VP, marketing and network promotions, Pax TV.

James Cofer to senior, VP, distribution, iN Demand, New York, from senior, VP, development and distribution, Mediapath.

Robin Sestero to executive producer, documentaries and specials, Court TV, from executive producer and VP, LMNO Cable Group. Also, Lori Siegel to executive producer, documentaries and series, from senior producer, series production.

Bruce Thomas to executive VP, media services, YES Network, from VP, integrated marketing and business development, A&E Television Network.

Jerry Leo to VP, program planning and scheduling, VH1, from director, program planning.

Rick Alessandri to senior VP and general manager, ESPN Enterprises, from VP and assistant to the president. Also, Kerry Chandler to senior VP, human resources, ESPN, from VP, human resources.


Kevin Conroy to executive, VP, CEO, AOL Broadband, from senior, VP and general manager, AOL Entertainment, Dulles, Va.


Ian Aaron to president, TV Guide television group, Gemstar-TV Guide International, Los Angeles, from president and CEO, core pay-per-view entertainment, digital TV services and direct-response advertising business units, TVN Entertainment.

Matthew Glotzer to VP, video-on-demand and business development, Twentieth Century Fox Television Distribution, from VP, business development, Twentieth Century Fox.

Barbara Bellini to executive director, National Geographic Television and Film, Explore International, Washington, from director, co-production and sales, Channel 4 International.


Maria Hale to VP, Citytv, Toronto, from managing director, Interactive, Chum Television. Also, Ellen Baine to VP, programming, from director, programming, Citytv, Star!, SexTV: The Channel & Fashion Television Channel; Marcia Martin to VP, production, from VP, production, Citytv.


Anne Craig to reporter, WNYW-TV, New York, from reporter, WOFL-TV, Orlando, Fla. Also, Chris Gailus to morning co-anchor, Good Day New York, and wakeup editor, from weekend anchor, WFAA-TV, Dallas; and Jim Castillo to meteorologist, weeknight 6 p.m. and 10 p.m. newscasts, from meteorologist, weekday noon and 5 p.m. newscasts.

Dan Lothian to Boston bureau chief, CNN, from news correspondent, NBC.

Elias Yacob to photographer, WPLG-TV, Miami, from photographer, WKMG-TV, Orlando, Fla.

Alexandra Steele to on-air travel weather analyst, Weather Channel Cos., from on-camera meteorologist, Good Morning Washington, WJLA-TV, Washington.

Chris Schauble to anchor, weekday morning, from, anchor, weekend morning, KNBC-TV, Los Angeles. Also, Danny Romero to weekend weather anchor, from free-lance weather anchor; Joel Grover to chief investigative reporter, from investigative reporter, KCBS-TV, Los Angeles; and Kyung Lah to reporter, from reporter, WBBM-TV, Chicago.

Jill Arlington to sideline reporter, Slamball, TNN, in addition to sideline reporter, CBS Sports.

Derrin Horton to weekend sports anchor, KCBS-TV, and to sideline reporter and play-by-play announcer, CBS Sports, in addition to KCAL-TV.

Gaard Swanson to sports anchor, weeknight 10 p.m. newscast, KIRO-TV, Seattle, in addition to sports director and anchor, weeknight 6:30 p.m. and 11 p.m. sportscast.


Lisa Bourgoujian to VP, LMNO Cable Group, in addition to free-lance executive producer.

Abbe Daniel to executive producer for broadcast, Click 3x, from free-lance producer.

Bob English to creative director, R!ot Manhattan, from creative director, thebritpack.


Lisa Dergan to host, Race to the Altar, NBC, in addition to anchor and correspondent, Fox Sports Network.

Michael Yanover to senior executive, strategic planning and business development, Creative Artists Agency, from executive producer, Bulletproof Monk.

Tanya Memme to host, Sell This House, A&E Network, from host, Robotica, TLC.


Beth Goldstein to director, membership services, The Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers, Exton, Pa, from Northeast regional executive, The Risk Management Association.