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Advertising & Agencies
John Harper to executive VP, sales and client services, Ocean Bridge International Advertising Group, Santa Monica, Calif., from VP, sales, PIC-TV, Los Angeles.
Julie Ottmar to media coordinator, McKee Wallwork Henderson, Albuquerque, N.M., from production coordinator, Wright Edge Advertising, Albuquerque.
Javier Delgado to senior account executive, Castells & Asociados, Los Angeles, from account executive, Draft, Chicago.
Alexandra Gay to account manager, Source Marketing, Westport, Conn., from director, event services and event production, Merv Griffin Productions. Also, Cindy Heitsman to account director, from president, NewDay Communications; Gina Hackett to account manager, from account executive, Spring Design Partners; Lisa Castro to account manager, from senior account executive, Arc Marketing, New York; and Kristien Madia to assistant account executive, from assistant account executive, Arc Marketing, New York.
Jeff Schneider to local sales manager, KMAX-TV, Sacramento, Calif., from general sales manager, KTVZ-TV, Bend, Ore.
Shannon Stewart local sales manager, WDRB-TV and WFTE-TV, Salem-Louisville, Ky., from account executive and team leader.
Ada Goldberg-Brown to VP, business affairs, UPN, from senior consultant and counsel, The Law Offices of Ada Goldberg-Brown.
Ken Frierson to national sales manager, WDWB-TV, Detroit, from general sales manager/national sales manager, WTVH-TV, Syracuse, N.Y.
Christopher Flynn to local sales manager, KPIX-TV and KBHK-TV, San Francisco, from account executive, KPIX-TV, San Francisco.
Ken Ericson to assistant managing editor for domestic television, broadcast division, Associated Press, from project manager, broadcast technology, Associated Press.
Mitch Boyle to account executive, KING-TV, Seattle, from local and national sales manager, KSTW-TV, Renton, Wash.
DJ Lewin to national sales manager, WFOR-TV, Miami, from account executive.
Jason Klarman to senior VP, marketing, Trio, from VP, marketing. Also, David Serwatka to director of original programming, from independent producer; and Elma Cremin to director of acquisitions, from programming consultant, Metro TV, New York.
Lois Curren to executive VP, series entertainment, MTV, from executive VP, series and movie development.
Richard Licata to executive VP, entertainment public relations, Showtime, from executive VP, television and digital media, Rogers & Cowan.
Matthew Duda to executive VP, acquisitions, planning and distribution, Showtime, from executive VP, programming, acquisitions and planning.
John Abbott to senior VP and chief financial officer, Insight Communications, from managing director, global media and communications group, investment banking division, Morgan Stanley.
Adrienne Byrd to senior counsel, cable law department, Comcast, from of counsel, Cole, Raywid & Braverman. Also, Bret Perkins to VP, government affairs, from director of government affairs.
Elizabeth Gerst to director of program development, NYC TV, New York, from reporter and producer, NY1, New York.
James Scarpello to account executive, Northwest Cable News, from event supervisor ZigZagIt Marketing. Also, Jeff Loera to account executive, from account executive, CT Corp.
Scott Woodward to VP, production, TV Guide Channel, from executive producer, E! Entertainment. Also, Mark Phillips to executive producer, “What’s On,” from founder and executive producer, Mark Phillips Philms and Telephision; Eddie Delbridge to supervising producer, program promotions, from showrunner, Playboy TV; Natalie Garcia to supervising producer, specials, from free-lance producer and director, MTV; Paul Adler to supervising producer, from senior producer; Anita Devi McConnell to supervising producer, news and deadlines, from supervising producer, studio production; and Jan Landis to supervising producer, features, from editorial manager.
Judy Fearing to senior VP, consumer marketing, NFL Network, from consultant.
Sean Cameron to director of studio productions, Turner Classic Movies, from senior writer and assistant director.
Pierluigi Gazzolo to liaison executive, MTV Networks Latin America and International Program Enterprises, from senior VP, distribution. Also, Adeline Delgado to VP, program sales, from senior director, distribution.
Nancy Wolpert to senior director, video, Nickelodeon consumer products, from director, retail department. Also, Margaret Milnes to senior director, books, from director, books; Victoria Bush to director, stationary, social expressions and activity toys, from manager, toys; Dara Rosen to manager, toys, from coordinator, toys; Javier Farfan to director, Nickelodeon promotions marketing, from VP, internet marketing, JPMorgan Chase; and Thomas Markert to creative director, Nicktoons, from creative director and co-owner, Ex-Film and Television Production.
John Hess to VP, Midwest sales manager, Carsey-Werner-Mandabach, from general sales manager, WRIT-FM, Milwaukee.
Lehel Reeves to VP, East Coast region, New Line Television, from sales manager, Northeast region.
Mark Matthews to political reporter, KGO-TV, San Francisco, from reporter, KGTV-TV, San Diego. Also, Lillian Kim to general assignment reporter, from national correspondent, CNN; Jim Huntington to assignment manager, from managing editor, KNBC-TV, Los Angeles; Nannette Miranda to Sacramento, Calif., bureau chief, from reporter, WFTS-TV, Tampa, Fla; Bob Goldberger to 11 p.m. executive producer, KGO-TV, San Francisco, from news director, KNTV-TV, San Francisco; and Debra Preitkis to topical promotion producer, from topical news producer, KGW-TV, Portland, Ore.
Shae Crisson to weekend evening anchor, WTVD-TV, Raleigh, N.C., from Sunday morning anchor.
Daisy Exposito-Ulla, chairman and CEO, Bravo Group, New York, has been named to the trustee board of the American Women in Radio and Television foundation.
Rudy Nizansky, Marcom manager for Rohde & Schwartz, has been elected governor of Eastern region, Society of Motion Picture and TV Engineers. Also, Tom Jordan, regional sales manager and SMPTE fellow, has been elected financial VP.
Kathy Busby to senior VP and head of development, Carsey-Werner-Mandabach, from VP, development.
Lisa Dergan to host, “Totally Outrageous Behavior,” Fox, in addition to anchor/ correspondent, Fox Sports Net.
Claudia DiFolco to host, “My Big Fat Obnoxious Fiance,” Fox, in addition to free-lance entertainment reporter, KTTV and KCOP-TV, Los Angeles.
Jeffrey Casey to VP, sales, Asia, Ascent Media Network Services, from regional director, sales and business development, Asia, Vyvx Broadband Media.
Todd Chanko to media analyst, Jupiter Research, from director, CNBC Enterprises, CNBC.
Roger Manka to group president, worldwide sales, Andrew Corp., from VP, worldwide sales, Commworks.