Birkhahn returns to King World

Jonathan Birkhahn is returning to King World Productions as senior vice president of business affairs starting March 17.

Birkhahn had been with King World from 1988 through 2000 in a similar position.

He will report to Robert Madden, executive VP of CBS Enterprises.

Since 2000, Birkhahn had been general counsel for Wire One Technologies Inc.

Paige Albiniak

Contributing editor Paige Albiniak has been covering the business of television for nearly 25 years. She is a longtime contributor to Next TV, Broadcasting + Cable and Multichannel News. She concurrently serves as editorial director for entertainment marketing association Promax. She has written for such publications as TVNewsCheck, The New York Post, Variety, CBS Watch and more. Albiniak was B+C’s Los Angeles bureau chief from September 2002 to 2004, and an associate editor covering Congress and lobbying for the magazine in Washington, D.C., from January 1997-September 2002.