Appointments at Lifetime Television: Kelly Abugov,
VP, West Coast, programming and creative affairs, Los Angeles, promoted to senior VP, programming; Marian Effinger,
director, Los Angeles, named VP, reality programming; Paul Noble,
director, feature films, New York, appointed VP, film acquisitions and scheduling.
Appointments at USA Cable: Donna Rothman,
VP, eastern sales, USA Network, New York, named senior VP, emerging networks; Liz Koman,
senior VP, advertising sales, Tribune Entertainment, New York, joins as senior VP, USA Network advertising sales; Scott Collins,
account executive, A & E Television Networks, New York, joins as VP, sports and specials, USA Network and Sci-Fi Channel, New York; Frank Ciancio,
manager, USA Network, New York, promoted to VP, advertising sales, eastern division; Dina Kalish,
account executive, USA Network, New York, promoted to VP, advertising sales, eastern division; Christine Carbia,
New York sales manager, Sci-Fi Channel, eastern region, promoted to VP, Sci-Fi advertising sales; Mary Lee Quaid,
director, Sci-Fi sales team, Chicago, promoted to VP, Sci-Fi advertising sales, central region.
senior VP, technical operations, Warner Brothers, Burbank, Calif., adds responsibilities as senior VP, distribution technologies and operations.
VP, specials, CBS Entertainment, Los Angeles, promoted to senior VP.
director, community relations, CBS Television, New York, named VP, community relations.
VP, new media distribution, A & E Television Network Interactive, New York, appointed VP, marketing and new-business development.
director, volunteer services, MTV Networks, New York, promoted to VP, public responsibility.
Appointments at Paxson Communications Corp., Studio City, Calif.: James Berwanger,
director, operations, promoted to VP, advertising and on-air promotion; Colleen Heydon,
director, marketing and promotions appointed VP.
Deborah T. Shinnick,
director, marketing and research, ABC Networks, New York, joins Univision, New York, as director, audience and programming analysis.
Ronald R. Rubin,
VP, corporate controller, AutoNation Inc., Fort Lauderdale, Fla., joins Paxson Communications, West Palm Beach, Fla., as VP, chief accounting officer.
group marketing director, RSN, Portland, Maine, promoted to VP, sales and marketing.
COO, Victory Entertainment Corp., Orlando, Fla., named CEO.
news director, WCPO-TV Cincinnati, joins KNTV(TV) San Jose, Calif., as VP, news.
manager, sales communication, Showtime Networks Inc., New York, promoted to director, sales communication.
casting coordinator, Viacom Productions, Los Angeles, promoted to manager, casting.
manager, affiliate relations marketing, The Inspiration Networks, Charlotte, N.C. promoted to director, digital network, Inspiration Life Television.