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Advanced Digital Broadcast has added Tim Schermerhorn as senior vice president, general manager, ADB Americas Cable Business Unit. He had been senior director of Motorola’s professional services business.

Bravo Media

Trez Thomas was named vice president, brand strategy and creative director at New York-based Bravo Media. He comes from Lifetime Networks, where she was VP, group creative director.

Also, Bravo has elevated Andy Cohen to senior vice president, original programming and development; Shari Levine was promoted to vice president, original programming; Cori Abraham was named vice president, development; Christian Barcellos advanced to vice president, production; and Eli Lehrer was tapped as vice president, development and production.

And Jennifer Levy has joined Bravo as director, development and production. She had been director, series in development at VH1.

Channel One

Classroom-programming network Channel One Network has added Marc Feller as a senior account executive. He comes from SportsNet New York, where he was account manager.

Also, John Carlo has joined Channel One as a senior account executive. He comes from RHI Entertainment, where he was account executive.

And Kyle Nathan joins Channel One as account executive. He had been manager, partnership sales at World Wrestling Entertainment.


Comcast has elevated Lillie Cantrell to regional director, customer care for the Indianapolis region. She had been customer support director, managing the Indiana North and Virtual Call Center operations.


Digital set-top box producer Evolution Broadband has named Art Yano as senior vice president. He had been vice president of sales at Arroyo Video Solutions.

Fox Business

Fox Business Network has named Andrew Hoffman executive producer, market hours, responsible for all coverage between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. He had been executive producer, daytime content.


Diane Kimbrough has joined television and entertainment marketing firm Great as marketing manager in its Nashville, Tenn., office. She had served the Atlanta-based firm as a marketing consultant.


Denver-based investment bank Headwaters MB has added Andy Paff as managing director focusing on IP Media Subsystem telecommunication technology. He had been CEO of Cedar Point Communications.

Liberty Sports

Liberty Sports Group has tapped Steve Schwartz as vice president, affiliate relations, based in Seattle. He was director, affiliate sales and marketing at FSN Northwest.

MSG Media

MSG Media has added Art Ventura to the new post of senior vice president, advertising sales. He comes from Fox Television, where he was local sales manager for New York stations WNYW and WWOR-TV.

MTV Networks

MTV Networks Music & Logo Group has named Nancy Bennett to the new post of senior vice president, creative and content development, program enterprises. She had been VP, creative and multiplatform short-form original content at Logo.

Music Choice

Rick Bergan was promoted to senior vice president, distribution at Music Choice. He had been VP, distribution.

NBC Universal

NBC Universal has promoted Shari Post to vice president, primetime ad sales, responsible for NBC primetime programming and the “Green Is Universal” initiative. She had been VP, daytime and late-night series.

Also, Dave Barrington was tapped as vice president, daytime and late-night series, succeeding Post. He comes from MPG North America.

Additionally, Rich Espinoza was named vice president, Western region sales at NBC Universal Domestic Television Distribution, based in Los Angeles. He had been director, Western region sales.


Mike Biondolillo has joined the human resources department of West Chester, Pa.-based home shopping channel QVC as vice president of client services. He is the former VP, human resources at Wyeth Pharmaceuticals.

Also, Nick Brecker has joined QVC’s HR department as vice president of total rewards. He had been human resources director for Tyco International.


Eric Breisach has joined Washington, D.C., law firm Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice as member, Telecommunications, Cable & Broadcast law practice. He had been a partner at Fleischman and Harding.

Also, Lisa Chandler Cordell has joined Womble Carlyle as special counsel, Telecommunications, Cable & Broadcast. She was an associate at Fleischman and Harding.