MSNBC Names Web Execs has named two new creative executives for the Web site.

Ashley Wells, who has been an editor, producer, designer and project manager for the Web site, has been named creative director, responsible for overall design, navigation, architecture, and interactivity.

Robert Hood, who has been with the site since its 1996 launch, has been named director of multimedia.

MSNBC has been collecting some accolades lately. It received theOnline News Association's Online Journalism top award for large sites andwas recently cited in a Pew Research survey as the most frequenly used site by consumers of online news.

John Eggerton

Contributing editor John Eggerton has been an editor and/or writer on media regulation, legislation and policy for over four decades, including covering the FCC, FTC, Congress, the major media trade associations, and the federal courts. In addition to Multichannel News and Broadcasting + Cable, his work has appeared in Radio World, TV Technology, TV Fax, This Week in Consumer Electronics, Variety and the Encyclopedia Britannica.