Alexandra MacDowell advanced to senior vice president of production management, A+E Studios, at A+E Network, based in New York. She had been VP, production management.


Randy Starnes has joined Santa Monica, Calif.-based postproduction house ArsenalFX as a colorist. He had most recently been a colorist with Sony Pictures Studios’ Colorworks Division.


Los Angeles-based media and entertainment firm Digitour Media has named Erick Nordon as chief financial officer. He previously worked at Bill Silva Management, where he managed fiscal operations of more than 160 events at the Hollywood Bowl.

Also, Diego Prats was named chief growth officer at Digitour Media.


Eileen O’Neill was named to the new post of global group president, Discovery Studios. She had been group president, Discovery Channel, Science Channel and Velocity.

Also, Marjorie Kaplan, group president of TLC and Animal Planet, will serve as interim head of Discovery Channel.


Mike Corry was promoted to senior director of advertising sales at Music Choice in New York. He had been director, advertising sales.


Kristin Albrecht advanced to director of sales in the New York office of NCC Media, responsible for sales and strategy in the Baltimore and Washington, D.C. markets and for overseeing an eight-person sales team serving 14 U.S. markets. She had been a sales manager.


John Ajamie was upped to senior vice president of U.S. operations at Scripps Networks Interactive. Also, Mike Donovan advanced to senior vice president, international operations and distribution technology.


Turner Sports said that Matt Hong has been promoted to executive vice president and general manager of Turner Sports. He was senior VP and GM of sports operations.

Also, Albert “Scooter” Vertino was also promoted to senior vice president of programming at Turner Sports and general manager of NBA Digital.

Finally, Turner Sports senior vice president and executive creative director Craig Barry has added oversight of Turner Sports operations and technology to his current role.


Ed Kozek was named to the newly created post of senior vice president, product and engineering, at The Weather Co.’s WeatherFX division, based in New York. He was co-founder and chief technology editor of Ghostery, where he managed the engineering, product, data-science, security and professional-services teams.