King World VP Lineberry Dies at 44

Mar 1, 2007  •  Post A Comment

Veronika Lineberry, who most recently served as vice president of creative services for King World, passed away suddenly on February 22, 2007, in Santa Monica, Calif. She was 44.

Ms. Lineberry is survived by her husband, Tommy Manzella, as well as her six-year old son Jacob and three-year old daughter Mariele. A memorial mass will be held Friday, March 2, at 1:30 p.m. at St. Monica’s Church, 701 California Ave., Santa Monica, Calif.

While at King World, Ms. Lineberry oversaw advertising and promotion for “Wheel of Fortune” and “Jeopardy!” She had spent the past 15 years working in advertising and promotion for the company. Previously, she led the promotion department for CBS’s WBNG-TV, where she also managed the public affairs and art departments.

In lieu of flowers, contributions to an educational trust fund for her children can be sent to:

The Jacob and Mariele Manzella Education Trust
c/o Robert Madden
CBS TV Distribution/King World
2401 Colorado Avenue, Suite 110
Santa Monica, CA 90404

(Editor: Romanelli)