Oct 20, 2003  •  Post A Comment

Advertising & Agencies
Jan Hummel to director, national broadcast, Marc USA, from VP and director, national television, ICG Los Angeles.
Raphael Ramirez to executive creative director, Castells & Asociados Advertising, from VP, creative, Publicis Sanchez & Levitan.
Mark Walker to station manager, KWHD-TV, Denver, and KWHS-TV, Colorado Springs, Colo., from director of sales and marketing.
Joe Duke to director, recruitment, CBS News, from director, marketing, CBS Newspath.
John Zeigler to creative services director, WPIX-TV, New York, from creative services director, KTXL-TV, Sacramento, Calif.
Matt Aaron to general sales manager, KMAX-TV, Sacramento, Calif., from Southeast division manager, Paramount Pictures Domestic Television.
Erin Underhill to VP, current series, NBC Enterprises, from director, current series.
Jayson Dinsmore to director, alternative programs, NBC Entertainment, from manager, alternative programs.
William Ross to general manager, WKEF-TV, and oversight, WRGT-TV, Dayton, Ohio, from VP and general manager, East Texas Television Corp. of America.
Frank Spasoff to assistant controller, Gannett Co., from director, internal audit.
Terry Brantley to local account executive, WBBM-TV, Chicago, from senior account executive, WGCI-FM, Chicago.
Nakeeta Wills to research manager, Continental Television Sales, from senior research analyst.
Jeff Erzin to sales production manager, KPIX/KBHK-TV, San Francisco, from writer and producer.
Sara Visomirski to manager, promotion and ad sales marketing, WTVX-TV, West Palm Beach, Fla., from creative services director, WPBF-TV, West Palm Beach.
Charles Norton to account executive, KPIX-TV and KBHK-TV, San Francisco, from national TV account executive, Cox/Telerep, Chicago.
Ellie Hirsch to account executive, The Football Network, Baton Rouge, La., from account service representative, The Hallmark Channel.
Catherine Coquillard to VP, jewelry merchandising, QVC, West Chester, Pa., from VP, jewelry and accessories, Mervyns. Also, Bill Stanulis to general manager, Rocky Mount, N.C., distribution center, from area manager.
Jeffrey Harkman to VP and general manager, Georgia and Florida operations, Charter Communications, from senior VP, Central California region, AT&T Broadband.
Kim Woods to VP, ad sales, Western region, Los Angeles, AMC Networks, from director.
Steve Keller to VP, live-action development and production, Nickelodeon, from executive director. Also, Eric Coleman to VP, animation development and production, from development executive, “SpongeBob SquarePants.”
Sean Fassett to director, IFC Research, from manager.
Steve Silva to executive VP, new business development, Comcast Cable, from chief technology officer.
Jocelyn Brandeis to director, corporate communications, Hallmark Channel, from director, corporate communications, iNexTV.com.
Joiava Philpott to corporate VP, government affairs and franchise relations, Charter Communications, from assistant general counsel, KMC Telecom.
Jean Crawford to director, PBS Parents, from programming director, parenting channel, America Online.
Cristina Mancini to executive director, marketing, promotion and publicity, Twentieth Century Fox Television Distribution, from director, marketing, publicity and promotion. Also, Richard Samuels to senior VP and managing director, Asia Pacific, from director, sales; Christopher Gerondale to VP, international television research, from VP research, Universal International Television; and Greg Yen to senior VP, finance, from VP, finance.
Lee Gonsalves to VP, marketing and creative services, Tribune Entertainment Co., from VP, programming and production, E! Networks.
Tom Davidson to general manager, Budapest, Hungary, AXN, Sony Pictures Entertainment, from executive director, finance, SPE.
Eric Horng to correspondent, NewsOne, from national correspondent, CNN Newsource.
Kimberly King to weekend meteorologist, WXIN-TV, Indianapolis, from reporter and fill-in meteorologist.
Wendi Nix to weekend sports anchor, WHDH-TV, Boston, from weekday sports reporter.
David Ushery to weekend anchor, “Today in New York,” WNBC-TV, New York, from senior correspondent at WABC-TV, New York.
Mike Cerre to correspondent, San Francisco, ABC News, from embedded correspondent.
Amy Robach to weekday anchor from weekday, MSNBC, from early morning and noon co-anchor, WTTG-TV, Washington. Also, Laurie Jennings to anchor, from correspondent, WSVN-TV, Miami; and Contessa Brewer to anchor and correspondent, from anchor/reporter, WTMJ-TV, Milwaukee.
Hillary Andrews to staff meteorologist, The Weather Channel, from free-lance meteorologist, WFOR-TV, Miami.
Ben Cohen to account executive, advertiser sales, Tribune Entertainment, from group supervisor, MindShare.
Deborah Potter to executive director, Radio and Television News Directors Foundation, from executive director, NewsLab.
Natalie Tydeman to senior VP, business diversification, FremantleMedia Licensing Worldwide, from managing director, online & interactive, Fox Kids Europe.
Vincent Marchia to VP, creative, DIC Entertainment, from VP, creative, Disney Consumer Products. Also, Kathy DeGennero to senior designer from character art supervisor, The Walt Disney Co.; Heather Fuscellero to director, retail, from manager, business development and licensing, Vivendi Universal; Cindy Davis to VP, domestic licensing, from director, domestic licensing; and Ryan Gagerman to executive director, international licensing, from coordinator.
Samantha Harris to host, “The Next Joe Millionaire,” Fox, from host, “AMC Access,” AMC.
Ben Mankiewicz to host, Turner Classic Movies, in addition to role as host, “The Young Turks,” on Sirius Satellite Radio.
Dave Holmes to co-cost, “Saturday Night Solutions,” Court TV, from host, “DVD on TV,” FX Network.
Ron Corning to host, “Subterraneans II,” HGTV, and “OshKosh Airshow,” Discovery, from host, “The Morning Buzz.”
Talent Agencies
Dan Donahue to chief operating officer, The Broder-Webb-Chervin-Silbermann Agency, from business affairs executive.
Anne Gorfinkel to VP and executive director, educational outreach, Sesame Workshop, from VP, project development and management.
Andrea Mergentime to director, sales, TeamHeavy, from senior VP, marketing and client relations, Promax & BDA.