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Rick Turner to director, creative services, KGPE-TV, Fresno, Calif., from production manager. Also, Patrice Coulter to director, sales, from national sales manager.
T. Scott Fain to senior VP, deputy general counsel, ABC, from senior VP, counsel, ABC.
Vincent Giannini to VP and general manager, WPHL-TV, Philadelphia, from station manager, WPIX-TV, New York.
Linda Simensky to senior director, children’s programming, PBS, from senior VP, original animation, Cartoon Network.
Jamie French to senior press manager, NBC Entertainment Publicity, Burbank, Calif., from press manager. Also, Deborah Thomas to VP, media relations, NBC Entertainment Publicity, Burbank, Calif., from director, media relations.
Debbie Johnson to regional national sales manager, WIS-TV, Columbia, S.C., and WWAY-TV, Wilmington, N.C., from national sales manager, WIS-TV.
Tom Kane to president, Viacom Television Stations Spot Sales, from president and general manager, WABC-TV, New York.
Steve Bock to director, sales, KBHK-TV, San Francisco, from director, sales, WMAR-TV, Baltimore.
Candy Crigger to general sales manager, WSLS-TV, Roanoke, Va., from local sales manager, WJWB-TV, Jacksonville, Fla.
Mark Spencer to local sales manager, WJWB-TV, Jacksonville, Fla., from national sales manager. Also, Cheri Goetze to national sales manager, from regional account executive.
Pat Cilia to assistant design director, KPIX-TV and KBHK-TV, San Francisco, from senior designer. Also, Michael Englehaupt to director, engineering, from director, engineering, KABC-TV, Los Angeles.
Christopher Manzella to senior VP, marketing, Virginia Broadcast Solutions, Charlottesville, Va., from director, marketing.
Kim Hume to VP, Fox News Channel, in addition to Washington bureau chief. Also, Brian Jones to VP, news, from director, communications, McGraw-Hill Cos.
John Lewis to sales executive, WHNS-TV, Greenville, S.C., from account executive, Cox Radio, Greenville, S.C. Also, Eric Mitchell to sales executive, from account executive, WASV-TV, Spartanburg, S.C.
Heather Parry to VP, MTV News and Films, Santa Monica, Calif., from segment producer.
Tom Bourassa to general sales manager, WCCO-TV, Minneapolis, from regional sales manager, Interconnect.
Larry Barron to VP, alternative programs, UPN, from network consultant.
Christopher Manzella to senior VP, Virginia Broadcast Solutions, Charlottesville, Va., from director of marketing.
Ian MacSpadden to Earth station manager, Reuters Television, Washington, from VP, operations, Streampipe.com.
Amber Stezler to group sales manager, Eagle Television Sales, Seattle, from account manager.
Steve James to VP, engineering, WTFX-TV, Philadelphia, from VP, engineering, WFXT-TV, Boston.
David Bangura to general sales manager, WKBD-TV, Detroit, from national sales manager, WDWB-TV, Detroit.
Eduardo Fernandez to VP and general manager, WSNS-TV, Chicago, from VP and general manager, WXMI-TV, Grand Rapids, Mich.
Chris Wolf to creative services director, KYW-TV and WPSG-TV, Philadelphia, from VP programming and creative services, WTXF-TV. Also, Oscar Welch to director, marketing and brand management, from director, marketing, WXIN-TV and WTTV, Indianapolis.
Chuck Wolfertz to sales manager, WFAA-TV, Dallas, from national sales manager.
Ted Kramer to national sales manager, WTXF-TV, Philadelphia, from account executive, Fox Stations Sales, New York. Also, Lisa Oswald to local sales manager, from national sales manager.
Melissa Russo to account manager, Eagle Television Sales, New York, from sales assistant.
Janelle Amrhein to marketing consultant, WRLH-TV, Richmond, Va., from account executive, Style Weekly Magazine.
Jennifer Cugini to VP, human resources, Fox News Channel, from director of human resources.
Betty Gower to VP, marketing, S ‘ TV, from executive, marketing and sales, TuTV. Also, Rita Morales Patton to VP, programming, from programming consultant; and Albert Chavez to VP, finance, from consultant, Los Angeles Community Development Bank.
Tom Pahnke to executive producer, Fox Sports Net North, from executive producer, Fox Sports Net Arizona.
Doug Yates to senior VP, marketing, TV Guide Television Group, from senior VP, marketing and creative services, ABC Family Channel.
Gerald McKenna, VP, strategic marketing, Cable One, appointed to National Cable Television Cooperative board of directors.
Jon Diament to senior VP and general sales manager, advertising sales, CNN, from senior VP.
David Williams to senior director, customer service, Internet Protocol Services Support Center, Comcast, from director, West Area call center, Detroit. Also, Jason Treganowan to area fulfillment manager, West Area, Detroit, from technical supervisor; Leo D’Agostini to area fulfillment manager, East Area, Detroit, from technical manager; and Mike Belling to director, direct sales operations, Midwest division, from manager, in-house and direct sales.
Mark Benscheidt to executive director, KOCE-TV, Orange County, Calif., from president and general manager, KSEE-TV, Fresno, Calif.
Lisabeth Hayes to regional VP, Midwest, Chicago, Clear Channel Advantage, from senior VP, advertising sales, HGTV. Also, Nicole Fler to VP, sales, New York, from VP, business development, Clear Channel Outdoor.
Dan Salerno to VP, programming and development, Discovery Networks, from VP, programming, Discovery Channel. Also, Matt Palmer to VP, strategic marketing, from VP, marketing, TLC.
Kate Winn to VP, video sales and marketing, A&E Home Video, from director of marketing.
Steven Hunt to regional VP, affiliate sales and marketing, Southwest, Fox Cable Networks, from director, affiliate sales and marketing, Midwest. Also, Staci Weiss to director, digital media, from business development manager and senior financial analyst.
Karen Miller to executive VP, programming and marketing, Reality Central, from VP, original programming, Warner Bros. Online.
Anthony Flack to regional director, TV One, from community mortgage banker, Atlantic States Bank. Also, Detria Williamson to director, affiliate marketing, from manager, affiliate marketing, BET; and Jay Schneider to senior VP, operations, from senior VP, production, operations and engineering services, Discovery Communications.
Darren Campo to senior VP, programming strategy and research, Court TV, from VP, programming and planning.
Damon Williams to senior director, programming, Music Choice, from lead programmer, urban music channels.
Salvatore Petruzzi to VP, public relations, Turner Broadcasting System, from director, public affairs and communications, A&E Network. Also, Barry Fischer to executive VP, market strategy, from executive; and Louise Sams to president, Turner Broadcasting System International, from executive and company general counsel; Bill Stratton to VP, business development, from director, business development, Turner Network Sales; and Linda Yaccarino to executive VP, Turner Entertainment Sales and Marketing, from senior VP.
Leigh Anne Brodsky to executive VP, consumer products, Nickelodeon, from senior VP.
Matt Aaron to general sales manager, KMAX-TV, Sacramento, Calif., from Southeast division manager, Paramount Pictures Domestic Television.
Nikki Gonzalez to VP, human resources, MSNBC, from organizational development and staffing manager, GE Vendor Financial Services.
Jamia Bigalow to director, affiliate marketing, NFL Network, from director, affiliate marketing, ABC Cable Networks Group.
Andrew Wilk to executive VP production, National Geographic Channel, from executive VP, programming, productions and news.
Michael Rooney to senior VP, advertising sales and marketing, ESPN Branded Media, from senior VP, general manager, ESPN Outdoors.
Tony Optican to VP, development and current programming, Sci Fi Channel, from VP, current programming, Fox Broadcasting Co.
Ken Dice to executive VP, marketing, Discovery Networks, from senior VP, consumer marketing, Sony Electronics.
Alex Sanz to general assignment reporter, WTHR-TV, Indianapolis, from morning anchor an
d reporter, News 12, the Bronx, New York.
Phil Landeros to executive news producer, WISN-TV, Milwaukee, from news producer, WFLA-TV, Tampa, Fla.
Calvin Hughes to general assignment reporter, KYW-TV, Philadelphia, from anchor and reporter, WGCL-TV, Atlanta.
Michelle Pocock to co-anchor, WWTV-TV and WWUP-TV, Cadillac, Mich., from reporter. Also, John McGowan to weekend anchor and producer, in addition to working on Sports Overtime; and Kimberly Purdy to senior reporter, from weekend anchor and producer.
Robb Hanrahan to weeknight anchor, WFOR-TV, Miami, from anchor, WABC-TV, New York. Also, Susan Barnett to anchor, from anchor KDKA-TV, Pittsburgh; and Jason Wheeler to weekend morning anchor, from reporter.
Michael Brownlee to weekend anchor, KCOP-TV, Los Angeles, from reporter, KCBS-TV, Los Angeles.
Adam Pursch to 10 p.m. producer, WLVI-TV, Boston, from nightside assignment editor.
Katishia Cosley to assignment editor, WTIC-TV, Hartford, Conn., from reporter, News 12, New York.
Susan Roesgen to 10 p.m. anchor, WGNO-TV, New Orleans, from co-anchor, “National Geographic Today.”
Darren Kramer to weekend anchor and reporter, WMAQ-TV, Chicago, from co-anchor, WTNH-TV, Hartford, Conn.
Dick Moore to VP, news, WKYC-TV, Cleveland, from managing editor, USA Today Television.
Eryka Washington to reporter, WESH-TV, Orlando, Fla., from reporter, WPHL-TV, Philadelphia.
James Bogdanoff to supervising producer, “Good Morning America,” from senior segment producer, King World.
Marissa Oakes to weekday morning meteorologist, WINK-TV, Fort Myers, Fla., from weekend evening meteorologist, KABB-TV, San Antonio.
Christa Delcamp to weekend anchor/reporter, WHDH-TV, Boston, from reporter.
John Vause to Jerusalem correspondent, CNN, from U.S. correspondent.
Rebecca Wu to reporter and weekend morning co-anchor, KSDK-TV, St. Louis, from reporter and fill-in anchor, KPTV-TV, Portland, Ore.
Rob Piercy to weekend evening co-anchor and reporter, KSAZ-TV, Phoenix, from weekday morning co-anchor and reporter, KTNV-TV, Las Vegas.
Randy McIlwain to reporter, KXAS-TV, Dallas, from reporter, KOCO-TV, Oklahoma City.
James Doughty-Munoz to reporter, KENS-TV, San Antonio, from news director and anchor, KACB-TV San Angelo, Texas.
Steve Noviello to consumer reporter, KDFW-TV, Dallas, from consumer reporter, WGHP-TV, Greensboro, N.C. Also, Maria Sotolongo to weather producer and reporter, from weathercaster, KXTX-TV, Dallas.
Karen Fuller to anchor, KCTV-TV, Kansas City, Mo., from anchor and reporter, KATV-TV, Little Rock, Ark.
Monique Ming Laven to weekend anchor and reporter, WCMH-TV, Columbus, Ohio, from anchor and reporter, WKOW-TV, Madison, Wis.
Richelle McGinnis to reporter, KMSP-TV, Minneapolis-St. Paul, from reporter, KSTP-TV, Minneapolis-St. Paul.
Karen Carlson to Saturday morning anchor and reporter, KABC-TV, Los Angeles, from weekend anchor, WWL-TV, New Orleans.
Karen Meyers to free-lance reporter, WTTG-TV, Washington, from weekend anchor, WXXA-TV, Albany, N.Y.
Julia Sandstrom to weekend weathercaster and reporter, KTVU-TV, San Francisco, from weekend weathercaster, Northwest Cable, Seattle.
Candice Hunter to weekend anchor and reporter, WTVQ-TV, Lexington, Ky., from main anchor, WETM-TV, Elmira, N.Y.
Kurt Davis to executive news director, KENS-TV, San Antonio, from manager of coverage and content, WSB-TV, Atlanta.
Trish Turner to White House producer, Fox News Channel, from Capitol Hill producer, CNN.
Chris Zapara to supervising visual effects artist, Eden FX, from 3D supervisor, Zoic Studios.
Maziar Majd to creative director, 3 Ring Circus, from free-lance designer.
Andrea Stern to president, Sternworld Creative Management, from president, Lab903.
Adam Lobel to smoke artist, Space Division, from free-lance editor.
Joan Byrnes to VP and general manager, satellite communications, Andrew Corp., from chief operating officer, Loral Space & Communications.
Bill Hendler to VP, chief products officer, Chyron Corp., from VP, media solutions group.
Corey Weiss to VP, integrated marketing and promotions, Palisades Media Group, from marketing consultant.
Linda Hope, chief operating officer, Hope Enterprises, Mark Pedowitz, executive VP, ABC Entertainment Television Group, Jerry Petry, executive VP, NBC Enterprises and Syndication and John Shaffner, Emmy Award-winning art director, have been named to the board of the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Foundation.
Nancy McKinley to associate, Media Services Group, from sales manager, Hispanic Broadcasting Corp.
Michael Di Clemente to executive VP, group account director, Initiative, from VP, associate media director, RJ Palmer. Also, Andrea McAteer to executive VP, group account director, from managing partner and account director, Mediaedge:cia; and John Mossawir to senior VP, director strategic development, from VP, associate director.
Chris Petersen to senior manager, FirstFireworks Group, from account manager.
Renee Mascara to VP, international TV distribution, Sesame Workshop, from associate VP, international TV distribution. Also, Mai Nguyen to assistant director of international television sales, Sesame Workshop, from project manager, World Archipelago, London; and Valerie Mitchel-Johnston to VP, legal and business affairs, from senior counsel, legal and business affairs.
Mitchell Berman to VP and chief marketing officer, Alopa Networks, from principal, MLB Marketing.
Devin Horenstein to group sales manager, Philadelphia, Blair Television, from account executive, Miami.
Christy Carpenter to VP and executive director, Museum of Television & Radio Media Center, from board member, KCET-TV, Los Angeles.
Kenneth Meyer to senior VP, media relations and broadcast services, from VP, media relations.
J.C. Huang to chief technology and strategy officer, Andrew Corp., from managing director and general partner, Ericsson Venture Partners.
Melissa Kellogg to director, marketing, Asbury Communications, from marketing specialist, Trotta Associates.
Cindy Wilson to president, Paragon Sports Entertainment, from president, Gaylord Cable Networks.
Jonah Borris to VP, television and digital entertainment, Rogers & Cowan, from director, television and digital entertainment.
Joe Adney to senior VP, group account director, Initiative, Los Angeles, from senior director, marketing, Baskin-Robbins.
Jim Miller to senior account executive, WorldLink, from advertising sales, KDOC-TV, Irvine, Calif.
Dan Walker to VP, marketing, Renegade, in addition to creative director.
Damian Riordan to director, media and entertainment group, HT Capital Advisors, from VP, communications, Equity Associates.