Promotions at The Weather Channel, Atlanta: Eduardo Ruiz,
president, Weather Channel Latin America, Atlanta, adds president, international business development, to his duties; Pam Bertino,
VP, affiliate sales/Western division, named VP/GM, Weatherscan Local.
senior VP, motion pictures, Showtime Networks, Los Angeles, now executive VP, production.
Appointments at Lifetime Television, New York: Tom Hanft,
VP, KNBC(TV) Los Angeles, joins as senior VP, marketing, advertising and promotion; Gerry Logue,
president, Grey Entertainment, New York, joins as senior VP/executive creative director.
Promotions at Discovery Networks, Bethesda, Md.: Kathy Quattrone,
senior VP, programming and production, Discovery Health, named executive VP/GM; Christine Miller,
executive VP/CMO, Discovery.com, named executive VP, marketing, Discovery Networks.
Kenneth N. Hershman,
senior VP, associate general counsel, Showtime Networks, New York, named senior VP, corporate strategy/Showtime Sports and event programming.
director, production, Travel Channel, Bethedsa, Md., promoted to VP, production and development.
Robin A. Reinhardt,
director, MTV, New York, now VP, MTV celebrity talent and studio relations.
associate commisioner, Youth and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, joins PBS, Alexandria, Va., as senior director, Ready to Learn Service.
host, Next Door With Katie Brown,
Lifetime Television, joins HGTV and Food Network, as host, Home Workshop With Katie Brown, The Look
and Food Network specials.
director, national accounts, On Command, Denver, named director, subscriptions, video-on-demand, Starz Encore group, Englewood, Calif.
Amy Kennedy, promotion coordinator, The Inspiration Networks, Charlotte, N.C., promoted to affiliate marketing manager.
free-lance landscape artist and actor, joins Banyan Productions and HGTV as host, Renovations.