Fates & Fortunes

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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)

Broadcast TV

Brooks Hogg, station manager/director, sales, promoted to VP/general manager, WOAI San Antonio.

Scott Blair, centralcasting director, five-station hub, Emmis Television, Lake Mary, Fla., named product specialist, news operations and automation, Sundance Digital, Irving, Texas.

Steve Sabato, acting news director, WKRN Nashville, Tenn., named news director.

Mark Dauer, engineer, WHAS Louisville, Ky., appointed Western regional sales manager, TVOne, Erlanger, Ky.

Cable TV

At Time Warner, San Diego: Ron Johnson, director, field services, named VP, technical services; Don Williams, director, engineering operations, named VP, operations support; Marc Farrar, director, public affairs, Time Warner Cable, Kansas City, Mo., named VP, public affairs.


Scot McBride, chief operating officer, MTV Networks Latin America, Miami, named executive VP/chief executive officer.

At Fox News Channel, New York:John Malkin, VP, affiliate sales and marketing, named VP, affiliate marketing and local ad sales;Vipp Jaswal, senior international executive, HSBC Holdings, New York, joins as VP, international distribution.


Raymond R. Warren, managing director, OMD USA, New York, appointed president, Carat USA, and president, Carat Media Group Americas, New York.

Robert E. Blatchford, executive producer, Charlie Co., Santa Monica, Calif., named director of business development, Troika Design Group, Hollywood, Calif.

Susan Heymann, account supervisor, OfficeMax account, Bader Rutter & Associates, Milwaukee, promoted to group supervisor, public relations group.

Derek Mattson, president/COO, Vehix.com, Salt Lake City, promoted to CEO.

Randi Cone, president, DNA Cone Communications, New York, named managing director, home and lifestyle practice, DeVries Public Relations, New York.

Lori S. York, development, MTV Networks, New York, becomes agent, programming, N.S. Bienstock Inc., New York.


At Vizrt, New York: Steve Ellis, director, sales, Pinnacle Systems Inc., Americas, joins as VP, channel sales, North America; Boyd Baumgartner, Western region channel manager, Pinnacle Systems Inc., Americas, named Western region sales manager; Bill Anderson, Midwest regional sales manager, Pinnacle Systems Inc., Americas, appointed Central region sales manager; Aldo Campisi, operations manager, Weather Network, Canada, named demo artist and application specialist.

Allied Fields

Dr. William F. Baker, chief executive, Educational Broadcasting Corp., New York, elected a fellow of the American Academy of Arts & Sciences, Cambridge, Mass.

Merrill Brown, founder/principal, MMB Media LLC, Seattle, named national editorial director, News for the 21st Century: Incubators of New Ideas (News 21), The CarnegieKnight Initiative on the Future of Journalism Education, New York.

Karalee Vint, manager, board relations, Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, North Hollywood, Calif., promoted to director.