Fates & Fortunes


Broadcast TV

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Broadcast TV

Kent Steele, station manager/VP, operations, WLIW(TV) Long Island, N.Y., named executive director, broadcasting, WNET(TV) New York.

Jeff Maloney, VP, sales, KSTU(TV) Salt Lake City, joins WTVT(TV) Tampa, Fla., in the same capacity.

Tricia Serju, manager, corporate communications, Belo Corp., Dallas, named director, communications, KTVT(TV)/KTXA(TV) Dallas.

AT KFVS-TV/WQWQ-TV Cape Girardeau, Mo.: Mike Wunderlich, production manager, promoted to director, operations; Chuck Voss, creative services director, WPSD-TV Paducah, Ky., joins in the same capacity.

Dan Mayasich, general sales manager, KPXM(TV) Minneapolis/St. Paul, joins KPNX(TV) Phoenix in the same capacity.

Thomas Stovall, local sales manager, KPOM-TV/KFAA(TV) Fort Smith, Ark., joins KACB-TV San Angelo, Texas, as station manager.

Sylvia Torres, national sales manager, KWHY-TV/KVEA(TV) Los Angeles, named local sales manager, KFTR(TV) Los Angeles.

John Fell, assistant controller, WPHL-TV Philadelphia, promoted to controller.

Cable TV

Gary Traver, senior VP/GM, Comcast Media Center, Denver, promoted to senior VP/COO.

At Charter Communications: David Feldman, former VP, technology, Jones Intercable, Denver, joins the St. Louis office in the same capacity; Larry Kaschinske, financial consultant, Charter, Denver, appointed VP, finance, Great Lakes division, Madison, Wis.

Richard Sbragia, manager, business development, Cox Communications, Atlanta, promoted to director, business operations.


At Fox Entertainment Group, New York: Jean Rossi, executive VP, sales, Fox Broadcasting Co., adds president of Integrated Sales to her duties; Neil Mulcahy, senior VP, sales, Fox Broadcasting Co., adds executive VP of Integrated Sales to his duties.

At Turner Network Sales, Atlanta: Coleman Breland, senior VP, marketing and sales, promoted to executive VP; Karen Byko, senior VP, business planning and operations, promoted to executive VP, business operations.

At ABC Cable Networks, Burbank, Calif.: Cynthia Derick, executive regional director, Western region, promoted to VP; Frank Scotello, executive regional director, sales and marketing, promoted to VP, Central region.

At Discovery Networks, Silver Spring, Md.: Matt Katzive, director, communications, Discovery Channel and Discovery Kids Channel, promoted to VP; Sean Gallagher, executive producer, Discovery Channel, named director, development.

Tara Sorensen, VP, creative affairs, Sony Picture Television's Family Entertainment division, Los Angeles, joins National Geographic Television & Film, Beverly Hills, as VP, development, kids' programming and production.

Keith LeGoy, senior VP, sales, Europe, Sony Pictures Television International, London, appointed managing director, Latin America, Miami.

Matthew Glotzer, VP, business development, Twentieth Century Fox Television Distribution, Los Angeles, named VP, video-on-demand and business development.

Chuck DeVendra, general sales manager, WTSP(TV) Tampa, Fla., joins Ohio News Network, Columbus, Ohio, in the same capacity.