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Amy Hanno to VP, affiliate sales, Mediapoint Network, Inter/Media Advertising, from marketing manager, Cornerstone Media Group.


Bert Contestabile to national sales manager, WVBT-TV, Norfolk, Va., from account executive, Blair Television, New York.

Melanie Jones to senior VP, media planning, The WB, from VP, media planning.

Ricky Joseph to president, KTRV-TV, Boise, Idaho, from executive VP and general manager.

Mark Le Grand to general sales manager, WTMJ-TV, Milwaukee, from local sales manager.

Mark Baggs to studio operations supervisor, KPIX-TV, San Francisco, from technical director. Also, Marla Tellez to producer, “Evening Magazine,” from reporter, KION-TV, Salinas, Calif.

Kevin Harris to VP and station manager, WETA-TV, Washington, from general manager, WPBA-TV, Atlanta.

Sarah Roberts to account executive, WBZL-TV, Miami, from account executive, Continental Television Sales. Cam Trinh to controller/director of human resources, from chief financial officer and director of human resources, KHWB-TV, Houston.


Mary Clare Baquet to VP, marketing, Discovery Channel, from executive editor, on-air marketing.

Mark Marshall to VP, sports, Western region, Turner Sports, from sales manager, Western region.

Joe Kanellitsas to VP, on-air promotion, VH1, from senior writer and producer, on-air promotion. Also, Greg Efird to VP, programming and production, VH1.com, from executive producer.

Joel Westbrook to executive producer, “National Geographic on Assignment,” The National Geographic Channel, from consultant.

Doug Sellars to senior VP, production, and executive producer, Fox Sports Net, from coordinating producer. Also, Kevin Groh to local sales manager, Fox Sports Net North, from local sales manager, WDJT-TV and WMLW-TV, Milwaukee.

Tom Ascheim to executive VP, general manager, Nickelodeon Digital Television, from general manager, Noggin and The N.

Bill Borson to VP, programming and production, New England Sports Network, from senior VP, production, Fox Sports Net.

Manuel Torres to VP, consumer products, Latin America, MTV Networks International, from general manager, Warner Bros. Consumer Products, Mexico.

Eric Clayton to affiliate sales account manager, TV One, from regional account executive and outreach director, Construction News Service, Denver. Also, John Fant to director of operations, from director of operations, Speed Channel.

Alice Cahn to VP, development, Cartoon Network, from managing director, interactive media for children, The Markle Foundation.

Mike LaJoie to chief technology officer, Time Warner Cable, from executive VP, advanced technology.

Michael Casillo to area VP, Detroit East, Comcast, from interim area VP, Detroit East. Also, Kevin Just to implementation manager, Midwest division business services team, from director, online operations; Rusty Robertson to regional VP, central region, from regional VP, Indiana/Kansas City region; Rob Kutemeier to call center director, Detroit West area, Comcast, from customer service and sales manager, Independence, Mo.; Gloria Loredo to commercial national account manager, Midwest division, from global account director, Motorola; Laura McCallum to regional VP, sales and marketing, Michigan region, from director of marketing, Great Lakes and Midwest regions, Nextel Communications; Bob O’Brien to director of sales, Michigan Interconnect region, from regional sales manager, Michigan Interconnect region; Tom Stathakes to VP, programming and senior executive producer, Comcast SportsNet, from VP, programming; and Bob Ayars to VP, technical operations, Comcast SportsNet, from VP, programming.


Angel Orengo to VP, distribution, Latin America and the Caribbean, Sony Pictures Television International, from regional director, Mexico.


Mark Gray to VP, acquisitions and development, FremantleMedia, from controller of programme development and marketing, Carlton International.


Marty Carpenter to sportscaster, KJRH-TV, Tulsa, Okla., from sports director, KTKA-TV, Topeka, Kan.

Mike Cairns to weekend sports anchor, WKYC-TV, Cleveland, from sports reporter and fill-in anchor.

Derrick Hinds to news director, KBJR-TV, Duluth, Minn., from news director, KEYC-TV, Mankato, Minn.

Cheryl Fiandaca to investigative reporter, WCBS-TV, New York, from legal correspondent, WABC-TV, New York.

Kelly Cobiella to correspondent, CBS, from free-lance reporter, CBS News and CBS NewsPath.

Paul Mueller to weekend anchor and reporter, WLVI-TV, Boston, from principal reporter, WLNE-TV, Providence, R.I.

Frank Vascellaro to the primary weeknight anchor, KARE-TV, Minneapolis, from weekday morning anchor.

Mike Stone to weekend weather anchor and reporter, WEWS-TV, Cleveland, from morning and noon weathercaster, WKYC-TV, Cleveland.

Bill Keller to special projects reporter, WFTC-TV, Minneapolis, in addition to founder, InHouse Creative.

Annette Miranda to bureau chief, Sacramento, Calif., KABC-TV, Los Angeles, KGO-TV, San Francisco and KFSN-TV, Fresno, Calif., from reporter, WFTS-TV, Tampa, Fla.

Sean Cuellar to general assignment reporter, “Good Day Colorado,” KDVR-TV, Denver, from morning anchor and reporter, KTSM-TV, El Paso, Texas.

Candice Hunter to primary anchor, WTVQ-TV, Lexington, Ky., from weekend anchor. Also, Carla Wade to reporter, from weekend anchor, KSWO-TV, Lawton, Okla.

Chuck Fisher to sports reporter and fill-in anchor, KTVK-TV, Phoenix, from sports reporter and fill-in anchor, WOI-TV, Des Moines, Iowa.

Deborah Bowden to weekend evening anchor, WTVT-TV, Tampa, Fla., from weekend morning anchor.

Jamison Uhler to reporter, WFTV, Orlando, Fla., from reporter, KJRH-TV, Tulsa, Okla.

Scott Wickersham to 5:30 p.m. anchor, WLOS-TV, Asheville, N.C., from morning anchor, WIVB-TV, Buffalo, N.Y.

Christian Kafton to reporter, KNTV, San Francisco, from reporter, KPHO-TV, Phoenix.


Anthony Bongiovi to director, high-definition DVD division, TBJ Entertainment, from director and producer, video production, Bon Jovi.


Mitchell Hayden to VP, technical sales and services, Network Electronics ASA, from senior product manager, Thomas/Grass Valley Group. Also, Russ Ence to office manager, from human resources manager from Thomas Inc.


David Wyler to VP, account management, IAG, from senior group business manager, Primedia Business Magazines and Media.

Mark Little to art director and senior Web designer, Renegade, from Web designer, Deutsche Bank Alex. Brown.