News Articles

Fates & Fortunes

9/12/2004 08:00:00 PM Eastern
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Broadcast TV

Cable TV

Programming

Journalism

Radio

Technology

Allied Fields

Broadcast TV

Susan Schiller, news director, KYW/WPSG Philadelphia, promoted to VP/news director.

At Young Broadcasting: Mark Antonitis, president/general manager, KELO Sioux Falls, S.D., named president/general manager, KRON San Francisco; Gwen Kinsey, president/general manager, WTVO Rockford, Ill., named president/general manager, KELO.

Don Daboub, local sales manager, Telefutura, Chicago, joins Telemundo, Chicago, as sales manager.

Debra Corson, general manager, KPWB Des Moines, Iowa, named VP/general manager, WFLI Des Moines, Iowa.

Julia Madden, writer, KRON San Francisco, joins KPIX San Francisco in the same capacity.

Cable TV

At Comcast: Kirk Dale, general manager, Atlanta Perimeter System, promoted to VP/general manager, Comcast, Knoxville, Tenn.; Trevor Yant, business operations manager, Atlanta Perimeter System, promoted to general manager; Dan McCarty, senior VP, operations, USDTV, Draper, Utah, named area VP/general manager, Sacramento; Will Bermender, VP, operations and customer service, Walzem International, San Antonio, named VP, customer service, Michigan region, Southfield.

At Cox Communications: Angela Hinkle, director, compensation, Unisource Worldwide Inc., Norcross, Ga., named director, compensation, Atlanta; Dawn Benoit, sales manager, Lafayette, La., promoted to general manager, Cox Media, Baton Rouge, La.

Programming

Edward L. Huguez, president/CEO/ chairman, Midstream Technologies Inc., Seattle, named executive VP, sales, Starz Encore LLP, Englewood, Colo.

Kathy Flynn, VP, production events, MTV, New York, promoted to senior VP, production events, MTV and VH1, New York.

Terry K. Quan, senior VP, business development and strategy, Universal New Media Group, Vivendi Universal, Los Angeles, named VP, business development, TV Guide Television Group, Los Angeles.

Allyson Lattman, director, drama programming, Universal Television, Los Angeles, named director, creative affairs, Lions Gate Television, Santa Monica, Calif.

Russell Maitland, VP, ad sales, Fox Cable Networks, New York, named VP, ad sales, Eastern region, GSN, New York.

At EWTN Global Catholic Network, Irondale, Ala.: Doug Keck, VP, programming and production, promoted to senior VP, programming, production and home video; Scott Hults, director, communications, upped to VP, communications.

At Granada America, New York: Charles Tremayne, senior VP, Granada Factual USA, New York, promoted to executive VP; Jon Wolf, chief financial officer, Writers and Artists Agency, New York, named VP, finance; Patrice Andrews, executive producer, Airline, A&E, New York, joins as VP, production and operations.

Tim McHugh, WCBS New York, named news director, Comcast SportsNet, Bethesda, Md.

Rene Encarnacion, managing director, ABS-CBN Global Ltd., Jersey City, N.J., named VP, finance, ImaginAsian TV, New York.

Mindee Mills, director, finance, Victory Sports One, Twin Cities, Minn., named director, finance, Houston Regional Sports Network, Houston.

Becky Severs, independent contractor, SPEED Channel, Charlotte, N.C., joins as public relations manager, motor sports programming.

Paul Kelly, senior engineer, Court TV, New York, promoted to director, engineering.

Journalism

Randy Salerno, anchor, midday newscast, WGN Chicago, named morning/midday news anchor, WBBM Chicago.

Jeff Harris, executive producer, special products and investigations, KMGH Denver, named executive producer, investigations, KPIX San Francisco.

Michael Scott, anchor/ reporter, WBTV Charlotte, N.C., joins KCTV Kansas City, Mo., as co-anchor, KCTVNews
at 5, 6 and 10 p.m.

Radio

At WGN Radio, Chicago: Wes Bleed, assistant news director, becomes news director effective Jan. 1; Tom Petersen, news director/morning news anchor, will remain as morning news anchor.

Technology

Todd Daniels, VP, sales, Taqua Inc., Richardson, Texas, named VP, broadband services sales, Eagle Broadband, League City, Texas.

Allied Fields

Del R. Bryant, executive VP, BMI, New York, assumes post of president/CEO.

Daniel S. Rosen, VP, engineering, Warner Brothers Advanced Media Services Inc., Los Angeles, elected chairman, Hollywood section, Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers, Los Angeles.

Kristin Wilson, public affairs coordinator, Brodeur Worldwide, Washington, named communications associate, Association of Public Television Stations, Washington.

Reid Murray, senior advisor, PNC Advisors, Pittsburgh, elected to the board of directors, Young Broadcasting Inc., New York.

Bill Roberts, president/CEO, VisionTV, Toronto, joins the board of directors, Loyola Productions Inc., Los Angeles.

Al Schwartz, retired senior VP, Dick Clark Productions, elected to the board of directors, Museum of Broadcast Communications, Chicago.

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