Nov 17, 2003  •  Post A Comment

Jim McKairnes to senior VP, program planning and scheduling, CBS, from VP, program planning and scheduling.
Rob Genolio to promotion manager, KBHK-TV, San Francisco, from promotion manager, TechTV, San Francisco. Also, Michael McKinley to account executive, from account manager, Telemundo and NBC.
Grace Niu to senior press manager, NBC, from senior manager, publicity and promotions, Fine Line Features, Los Angeles.
Aimee Malpede to sales manager, Continental Television Sales, from account executive.
Greg Wilson to group sales manager, Eagle Television Sales, from manager.
David Baumann to creative services director, WXYZ-TV, Detroit, from marketing director, KSTP-TV, Minneapolis.

Tina Silvestri to VP, research, NBC Television Stations Divisions, from director, news digitization projects, NBC Television Stations Division. Also, Billy McDowell to head Nielsen analytical duties, in addition to VP, research, stations divisions, NBC Television.
Guyanne Taylor to VP and general manager, KMIR-TV, Palm Springs, Fla., from acting general manager and general sales manager.
Chickie Bucco to president, Katz Television Group Direct Marketing, from VP, direct marketing sales.
Kristy Manning to sales manager, BBC Library Sales, Los Angeles, from senior account executive, Imagic.
Richard Steiner to managing director, interactive, Turner Classic Movies, from director, interactive.
Sandy Rubinstein to VP, ad sales promotions, TV Land and Nick at Nite, from director, ad sales promotions. Also, Michael Gaylord to VP, online, from marketing.
Keith Bowen to executive VP, advertising sales, TV One, from senior VP, TBS and TNT, Turner Broadcasting Sales.
Greg Schaefer to president, National Cable Communications, from chief operating officer, National Cable Communications. Also, Gina Smith to senior VP, sales, from senior VP, ad sales, NBC Telemundo Station Group; and Andrew Capone to senior VP, business development, from VP, sales and marketing, CNBC International.
Steve Cipolla to VP and general manager, consumer products, ESPN, from creator, theBRANDexperience.
David Schuchman to sales manager, WorldLink, from account executive, WorldLink.
Debra Balamos to creative director, IFP, from VP, marketing, West Coast, Showtime Networks and Sundance Channel.
David Aregood to regional manager, Western division, Jones Media Networks, from account manager, TV Guide.
Leslie Parks to director, legal and business affairs, Crown Media Holdings, from corporate legal counsel, Atari.
Hector Reyes to director, staffing and human resources, Lifetime Entertainment Services, from human resources director, NY1 News and NY1 Noticias.
Jayne McMahon to account executive, WBZL-TV, Miami-Fort Lauderdale, from account executive, WLYF-FM, Miami.
Diane Hannes to VP, creative services, WMAQ-TV, Chicago, from director, creative services, WPWR-TV, Chicago. Also, Carmen Vega to manager, creative services, from creative services producer; and Bob Mepham to creative director, from art director.
Douglas Adkins to VP, human resources, ESPN, from manager, employee relations.
Matt McMahon to VP, media operations and analytics, Fathom Online, from product manager, Ask Jeeves.
Brenda Spoonemore to senior VP, interactive services, from senior director, interactive services.
John Cooper to VP and associate general counsel, Turner Sports, from assistant general counsel.
Jeffrey Casey to VP, sales, Ascent Media Network Services, Asia from regional director, sales and business development, Vyvx, Asia.
Jimmy Sanders to station manager, WNEG-TV, Toccoa, Ga., from director, programming and broadcast services, WFTV-TV and WRDQ-TV, Orlando, Fla.

Ian Ritchie to VP, Global Business, and managing director, Associated Press International, from chief executive, international video service, Associated Press.
Rebecca Metz to assistant traffic manager, WBZL-TV, Miami, from traffic manager, WPXM-TV, Miami.
John LaPorte to news director, WTMJ-TV, Milwaukee, from news director, KMIR-TV, Palm Springs, Calif.
Anna Allen to morning and noon meteorologist, WTSP-TV, Tampa, Fla., from morning weather anchor, KDFW-TV, Dallas.
Yetta Gibson to general assignment reporter, KSAZ-TV, Phoenix, from general assignment reporter, KLAS-TV, Las Vegas.
Gaard Swanson to host, “Space Pads,” HGTV, in addition to sports anchor, KIRO-TV, Seattle.
Lynda Lopez to reporter, WCBS-TV, New York, from entertainment reporter, E! Entertainment Television.
Kimberly Dozier to news correspondent, Tel Aviv, Israel, CBS, from chief correspondent, Middle East bureau, Jerusalem, WCBS-TV.
Ryan Field to correspondent, “Detroit Sports Report,” Fox Sports Net, from sports reporter, WJBK-TV, Detroit.
Jenna Cooper to general assignment reporter, WAGA-TV, Atlanta, from weekend morning anchor and reporter, KXAN-TV, Austin, Texas.
Doug Kammerer to 5 p.m. meteorologist, WCAU-TV, Philadelphia, from morning show meteorologist, WOFL-TV, Orlando, Fla.
Angie Sheets to producer, KPIX-TV, San Francisco, from writer.
Bob Kendrick to anchor, KUSA-TV, Denver, from weekday morning anchor, WFTS-TV, Tampa, Fla.
Angela Russell to reporter/fill-in anchor, WJLA-TV, Washington, from weekday morning anchor, WKRG-TV, Mobile, Ala.
Tara DeFrancesco to reporter, WGHP-TV, High Point, N.C., from free-lance writer, KDKA-TV, Pittsburgh.
Camille Edwards to news director, WMAQ-TV, Chicago, from assistant news director, WPVI-TV, Philadelphia. Also, Nesita Kwan to medical reporter, in addition to co-anchor.
Chris Pye to VP, worldwide formats, Sony Pictures Television International, from commercial and executive VP, international productions and distribution, Granada Content.

Roland Poindexter to senior VP, action-adventure properties, Warner Bros. Animation, from VP, programming and entertainment, BET.
Arminda Figueroa to project director, “The Misadventures of Maya and Miguel,” Scholastic Entertainment, from account director, Bravo Group.
Rick Cluthe to managing director, ICTV Europe, from senior VP and managing director, DST Innovis.
Bob Danielle to director of programming, Interactive Television, Digeo, from director, CRM/business Operations, RealNetworks.
Martin Wahl to director of engineering, Gotuit Media Corp., from director of product management, Broadbus Technologies.
George Kassas, founder and executive VP, operations and business development, Cedar Point Communications, has been named to the board of directors, New Hampshire High-Technology Council.
Harriet Mulder to account manager, Media Staffing Network, from account executive, WZZN-FM, Chicago.