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Jodi Flicker to senior marketing director, The NBC Agency, Burbank, Calif., from management supervisor, Saatchi & Saatchi. Also, Sharon Merle-Lieberman, marketing services director, from VP, marketing and product development, GetMusic.com.
Rafael Ramirez to executive director, Castells & Associados Advertising, Los Angeles, from VP, creative, Publicis Sanchez & Levitan.
Ray Mirabella to general sales manager, WTVQ-TV, Lexington, Ky., from general manager, WHNS-TV, Greenville, S.C.
Amy Shaw to director, education services, KETC-TV, St. Louis, from director, education, WSIU-TV, Carbondale, Ill.
Howard Averill to senior VP and chief financial officer, West Coast finance, NBC, from VP and CFO, NBC News.
Lisa Phelan to art director, KGO-TV, San Francisco, from lead artist, Video Design Group. Also, Jack Livolsi to promotion manager from executive producer, special projects and promotions, Boston, WBZ-TV and WSBK-TV; Jack Fraser to assistant director, engineering, from production technician, programming; and Eric Dauster to technical operations manager, from systems manager, TeleSuite Corp.
Robert Clasen to president, sales and marketing, Starz Encore Group, from president, Comcast Cable Communications. Also, Michael Parker to VP, government and regulatory affairs, greater Detroit region, Comcast, from area director, operations; Stacy Gordon to national senior director, retention marketing, Philadelphia, from national director, retention marketing; Jim Shaud to national director, marketing and promotions, Philadelphia, from national manager; Mark Swan to director, new business development, digital engineering group, from senior manager; Steve Boschi to national director, marketing sciences, from manager; Nicole Cassidy to media director, San Francisco, from senior VP, marketing and business development, Media Gravity; and Greg Dudkin to VP, operations, Chicago, from VP, customer and marketing services, PECO Energy.
Marc Edwards to senior VP, marketing, Spike TV, from general manager, Emerging Media Ventures.
Eric Weinberger to coordinating producer, NFL signature show, NFL Network, Los Angeles, from senior producer, “Best Damn Sports Show Period.” Also, Arturo Marquez to VP, affiliate sales, from VP, affiliate sales, NBC Cable Networks. Also, Tom Brady to manager, program scheduling, from senior account manager and global coordinator, Publicis.
Steve Badeau to VP, research, NBC Enterprises Domestic Syndication, Burbank, Calif., from VP, television research department, DreamWorks.
Nadia Saah to director, marketing and sales, 4Kids Entertainment, from director, licensing, consumer products division, Discovery Communications.
Brendan Zauner to director of sales, Asia, Twentieth Century Fox Distribution, from sales director.
Paul Schreiber to senior VP, domestic syndication, Carsey-Werner-Mandabach Distribution, Chicago, from VP.
Lyne Pitts to senior broadcast producer, “CBS Evening News With Dan Rather,” CBS News, from executive producer, “The Early Show.” Also, Wayne Nelson to producer for correspondent Vicki Mabrey, “60 Minutes II,” from Dallas bureau chief, CBS News.
Jane Smith to reporter, KGW-TV, Portland, Ore., from weekend anchor and reporter, WALA-TV, Mobile, Ala.
Mike Cole to 6 p.m. producer, WCVB-TV, Boston, from executive news producer and managing editor, WFXT-TV, Boston. Also, Lisa Hickey to associate producer, “Eye Opener” newscast, from morning newscast producer, WPRI-TV and WNAC-TV, Providence, R.I.
Russ Kenn to executive sports producer, WBZ-TV and WSBK-TV, Boston, from executive producer, Red Sox Baseball, WFX-TV.
Lori Delgado to bureau reporter, West Palm Beach, Fla., from reporter, News 12 Bronx, N.Y. Also, Harry Lim to morning producer, from producer, WHP-TV, Harrisburg, Pa.; and Julie Gowan to morning producer, from producer, WSJV-TV, South Bend, Ind.
Jose Diaz-Balart to 5 p.m. weekday anchor, WTVJ-TV, Miami, in addition to anchor and reporter, Miami.
Linda Kahn, senior VP, programming and distribution, Scholastic Entertainment, has been elected president, New York Women in Film & Television.
Laura Lancaster to VP, drama programming, Universal Television, from director. Also, Elisa Roth to VP, drama programming, from director, creative affairs, David E. Kelley Productions.
Rochelle Gerson to executive, VP, business affairs, Carsey-Werner-Mandabach, from senior VP, business affairs.
Dawn Steinberg to senior VP, talent and casting, Sony Pictures Television, from casting consultant, NBC Studios. Also, Christina Brown to senior VP and chief financial officer, Sony Pictures Television International, from VP, finance; and Drew Shearer to senior VP and chief financial officer, from VP, finance, Sony Pictures Television.
Dave Holmes to co-host, “DVD on TV,” FX, from VJ, MTV.
Cathy Talmadge to VP, regional sales, Lemur Networks, Eatontown, N.J., from principal, strategic business and product planning, Talmadge Consulting Group. Also, Robert Christopher to VP, regional sales, from executive solutions sales manager, Acterna Corp.
Marty Kittrell to chief financial officer, Andrew Corp., from VP, strategic planning. Also, Gregory Maruszak to chief compliance officer, from VP finance; Daniel Hartnett to corporate officer and VP tax, from director; Gianpiero Villa to president, Andrew Wireless Innovations Group, from president and CEO, Forem SRL; and James LePorte III to VP, Merger Integration, from VP, finance, Allen Telecom.
Jim Caputo to senior graphics designer, Visionworks, Orlando, Fla., from art director, Wordwise.
Mike Wacker to VP, business development and special projects, Victory Studios, Seattle, from director, broadcasting, NFL/Seattle Seahawks.
Stacy Koerner to executive VP, director, global research integration, Initiative Media, from senior VP, director, broadcast research.
Carrie Petkiewich to director, broadcast media relations, Dogmatic, from manager, media relations, DS Simon.
George Ortiz to VP, sales, Caballero & Cable Sales, from associate media director, Y&R/ The Bravo Group. Also, Leila Winick to senior VP, sales, Western region, Los Angeles, from president, Oro Communications.
Mike Oldham to CEO, Omnibus Systems, from chief operating officer, Encoda Systems.
Barbara Boyle to chair, department of film, television and digital media, UCLA, from president, Valhalla Motion Pictures.
Sam Millstone to VP, finance, Arbitron, from senior VP, Marriott International. Also, Jim Dwyer to VP, accounting services and treasury, from controller; and Rick Resing to manager, Northeastern accounts, cable clients, New York, from account executive, media sales, Atlanta, Cablevision.
Joe Dondanville to VP, sales and marketing, Intersport, Chicago, from executive, Whittle Communications and Clear Channel.
Tom Sassos to chairman, Cable Audit Associates, Denver, from member of the board of directors.