Fates & Fortunes


What's your fate?

Send it to Melanie M. Clarke, editorial assistant, B&C (e-mail:
meclarke@ reedbusiness.com; fax: 646-746-7028; mail: 360
Park Ave. South, New York, NY 10010)

Cable TV

At Comcast: Terry Kennedy, general manager,
Tri-State system, East Tennessee, promoted to area VP, Mid-South systems,
Alabama/Mississippi, Huntsville, Ala.; Phyllis
, senior program manager, Nextel Communications, Atlanta,
named director, marketing, central Arkansas, Little Rock, Ark.

David Grabert, public relations manager, high
speed Internet, Cox Communications Inc., Atlanta, promoted to director, media

Broadcast TV

At WMAQ Chicago: Joey Porcelli, Cleveland,
local sales manager, WOIO Shaker Heights, Ohio/WUAB Lorain, Ohio, joins as
local sales manager; Gina Labanco, VP/client
supervisor, Zenith Media, Chicago, joins as account executive;
Shawn Adams, local sales manager, WVEC Norfolk, Va.,
joins as account executive.

At Eagle Television Sales, New York: Barry
, local sales manager, WCBS New York, named VP/director,
sales; Denise Galiber, account manager, promoted to
group sales manager.

Erich B. Mettler, director, finance,
financial planning and analysis, Viacom Television Stations, New York, named
director, finance/controller WLVI Boston/WEWB Albany, N.Y.

Jim Brown, national sales manager, KCTV
Kansas City, Mo., promoted to general sales manager, KSMO Kansas City, Mo.


Cristina Mancini, executive director,
marketing, publicity and promotion, Twentieth Century Fox Television
Distribution, Los Angeles, promoted to VP.

Matthew Cacciato, senior VP, affiliate sales
and marketing, Turner Media Group/The Networks Group, Denver, named senior VP,
affiliate sales, YES Network, New York.

Michael Greco, VP, research and planning, MTV
360, New York, promoted to senior VP.

At NBC Universal Television Distribution, Los Angeles:
Sandra McKee, director, sales planning, named VP,
sales planning and product management; Sandy Perkins,
director, domestic sales administration, named VP, sales administration.

Kevin Berg, senior VP, CBS Productions, Los
Angeles, promoted to executive VP, production, CBS Paramount Network Television
Entertainment Group, Los Angeles.

Christoph Pachler, executive director,
business development, Sony Pictures Television International, Culver City,
Calif., promoted to VP.

April Carty-Sipp, director, creative
services, Comcast SportsNet, Philadelphia, becomes director, creative services
for all Comcast SportsNet regional networks.

Brett Bouttier, VP, cable sales and strategy,
NBC Universal Television, Burbank, Calif., named VP, new business and sales
strategy, Telepictures Productions, Burbank.

At Bravo, New York: Amy Introcaso-Davis, VP,
production and development for East Coast, appointed VP, development and
production for East and West Coasts; Andrew Cohen, VP,
original programming, Trio, adds VP, production and programming, Bravo;
David Serwatka, director, documentary programming,
Trio, joins as director, production and programming.

Glenn Meehan, executive producer/co-creator,
American Families, Discovery Channel, Los
Angeles, named executive producer, 44 Blue Productions, Studio City, Calif.


Rob Elgas, reporter, WMAQ Chicago, promoted
to anchor, 6 a.m./9 a.m. Saturday newscasts.

Zorianna Kit, columnist,
People magazine, Los Angeles, joins KTLA Los
Angeles as entertainment reporter, News@Ten.


Matt Johnson, program director, WDKF Dayton,
Ohio, named program director, WXKB Cape Coral, Fla.


Jayne McMahon, manager (freelance),
television group, Horizon Media, Los Angeles, moves to Horizon Media, New York,
as senior VP/director, local broadcast.

At Insight Media: Mike Wilczynski, regional
general manager, central Indiana region, Anderson, Ind., promoted to regional
VP, Indiana; Mark Spilman, director, operations,
Kentucky group, Comcast Spotlight, named regional VP, Kentucky.

Brian Cliggett, account executive, New York
Jets team, Blair Television Group, New York, named sales manager, New York Mets

Allied Fields

At Nielsen Media Research, effective Jan. 1, 2005: Sara
, senior VP, sales and marketing, national services, New
York, promoted to general manager; Dave Thomas, senior
VP, strategic planning and business development, New York, named senior VP,
strategy and business development; Scott T. Springer,
senior VP, national product strategy and delivery, appointed general manager,
operations, global technology and information center, Brooker Creek, Fla.

Samantha Cox, director, writer/publisher
relations, BMI, New York, promoted to senior director.