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Advertising & Agencies
Mark Cooper to director, marketing, Intermedia Advertising Group, from VP, sales and marketing, Sitebridge Corp.
Jon ErkenBrack to general sales manager, WGNT-TV, Norfolk, Va., from general sales manager, WTKR-TV, Norfolk.
Caryn Brooks to executive producer, WBBM-TV, Chicago, from executive producer, WGN-TV, Chicago.
John Cora to director, research, CBS Television, from senior manager, programming research, ABC Cable Networks Group.
Lynda Miller to director, new business development, Freedom Communications, from Internet manager, Citadel Communications, Lansing, Mich.
Stan Melton Jr. to director of creative services, WJLA-TV and Newschannel 8, Washington, from director of creative services, KENS-TV and KBEJ-TV, San Antonio.
Shawn Ferenc to national sales manager, WWMT-TV, Grand Rapids, Mich., from national sales coordinator. Also Ben Bowman to weekend news producer, from weekend assignment editor; Autumn Jones to 5 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. producer, from 7 a.m. and noon producer; Courtney Weeks to multimedia news producer, from production assistant; Erica Simmons to 7 a.m. and noon producer, from weekend producer; and Ric Mulligan to tape editor, from production assistant.
Diane Hannes to VP, creative services, WMAQ-TV, Chicago, from director, creative services, WPWR-TV.
Donna D’Amico to general sales manager, KXRM-TV and KXTU-TV, Colorado Springs, Colo., from WOIO-TV and WUAB-TV, Cleveland.
Shari Pace to director, ad sales marketing, The Weather Channel, from senior manager. Also, Allison Artnak to creative design director, from senior manager, creative design group; and Jim Anderson to senior manager, ad sales marketing, from manager, affiliate marketing.
Peter Tarshis to director of programming, The Biography Channel, from director of programming and production, international, A&E Television Networks.
Jennifer Fletcher to VP, strategic marketing, Turner Network Sales, from VP, regional entertainment advertising sales and off-channel commerce, Hong Kong, Turner Entertainment Networks.
Trey Thomas to general assignment reporter, Bay News 9, Tampa, Fla., from reporter, WTMJ-AM, Milwaukee.
Peggy Giordano to director, programming, CN8, from news director. Also, John Mussoni to news director, from executive producer.
David Lehmkuhl to VP, ad sales strategy and research, ESPN the Magazine and ESPN.com, from director, marketing.
Jim Nichols to VP, communications planning, Carat Interactive, from director, strategic planning.
Thomas Flahie to chief financial officer, eUniverse, from CFO and interim chief operating officer, eLabor.
William Thomas to senior VP, systems and technology, TV Guide Interactive, Gemstar-TV Guide International, from senior VP and chief technology officer, Liberty Broadband Interactive Television.
Mary Strabel to VP, advertiser sales, Universal Domestic Television, from account executive. Also, Anthony Graziano to director, advertiser sales, from account executive; and Christina Buckley to account executive, advertiser sales, from supervisor, network negotiations, Media Planning Group.
Walter Rodriguez to regional director, advertising sales, Sony Pictures Television International, from executive VP and managing partner, MindShare Mexico.
Barb Matheson to publicist, Chum Television, Toronto, from publicist, Star! and the New VR.
Steve Bunin to anchor, ESPN, from weekend sports anchor, WOTV-TV, Grand Rapids, Mich.
Mike Walter to morning anchor and reporter, WUSA-TV, Washington, from senior correspondent, Arlington, Va., USA Today Live.
Chris Martinez to reporter, WFTS-TV, Tampa, Fla., from general assignment reporter, Central Florida News Channel, Orlando, Fla.
Sumi Das to correspondent, MSNBC, from host, “Fresh Gear,” Tech TV.
Rhonda Walker to weekday morning anchor, WDIV-TV, Detroit, from weekday morning weathercaster, WJBK-TV, Detroit.
Bill Bellis to chief meteorologist, KNXV-TV, Phoenix, from weekend meteorologist, KPRC-TV, Houston.
Richelle Carey to weekday morning anchor, KMOV-TV, St. Louis, from weekday morning anchor, KVVU-TV, Las Vegas.
Suzanne Phan to reporter, KCRA-TV, Sacramento, Calif., from reporter, Modesto, Calif., bureau.
Stacy Wilkins to senior producer, WTIC-TV, Hartford, Conn., from contributor, “American Morning With Paula Zahn.”
Jon Banner to executive producer, “World News Tonight With Peter Jennings,” ABC, New York, from executive producer, “This Week With George Stephanopoulos,” ABC. Also, David Muir to co-anchor and correspondent, “World News Now,” from anchor and reporter, WCVB-TV, Boston.
Lisa Sylvester to business news correspondent, “Lou Dobbs Tonight,” CNN, CNNfn and CNN Newsgroup, from correspondent, Washington, ABC News.
The National Association of Television Program Executives has appointed the following executives to its board of directors: Ignacio Barrera, senior VP, Tepuy of Coral Gables, Fla.; Andy Heyward, chairman and CEO, DIC Entertainment; Paul Jackson, director of international production, Granada International, London; Robert Reisenberg, executive VP and director, Magna Global Entertainment, New York; Jay Switzer, president and CEO, Chum Limited, Toronto; and John Weiser, executive VP, Sony Pictures Television.
Mark Haubner to programming director, interactive media, NBA Entertainment, from senior producer, ESPN Internet Group.
Jon Krobot to director, station sales, Midwest region, Tribune Entertainment, from sales manager, Midwest region.
Danila Koverman to senior VP, programming and production, TV Guide Television Group, from executive producer, “La Cenicienta,” Galan Entertainment.
Neal Isaacson to chief financial officer, Ucentric, from founder, chief financial officer and director, Cignal Global Communications.
Mike McGrail to president and CEO, ICTV, from president, CableData.
David Hutchinson to VP, special projects, The Phelps Group, from VP, broadband operations, Artistdirect.
Dr. Joe Matarese to chief technical officer, nCube, from lead architect.
Nancy Dixon-Welch to VP, syndication, Eclipse Television and Sports Marketing, from director, East Coast sales.
Allan Grafman to president, worldwide operations, Archie Comics Entertainment, New York, from executive VP, Hallmark Entertainment.
Kasana Banks to publicist and staff writer, New York, Katz Media Group, from public relations assistant.
Roy Tilles to senior VP, East Coast sales director, PIC-TV, New York, from VP and East Coast sales director. Also, Marc Goodman to VP, sales, Los Angeles, from account executive; and John Harper to VP, sales, from account executive.