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COMEDY CENTRAL

Sarah Babineau has joined Comedy Central as vice president, original programming and development, East Coast, based in New York. She comes from Amazon Studios, where she was a development and programming executive and helped launched the over-the-top firm’s original comedy programming.

EWTN

EWTN Global Catholic Network has added Libby Isaack as vice president and chief financial officer. A 30-year accounting veteran, she has worked with Ernst & Young and Westinghouse Corp.

HAWTHORNE DIRECT

Steve Jurgensen was named director of finance and operations at Los Angeles-based brand-response advertising agency Hawthorne Direct. He had been corporate controller at the Integer Group.

LIGHTPATH Cablevision Systems-owned businessservices telcom provider Lightpath has elevated Joseph Flynn to senior vice president of sales. He had been regional VP of sales for Long Island, Westchester and New Jersey.

NBCUNIVERSAL

Mike Mayer has advanced to executive vice president, sales solutions at NBCUniversal’s Advertising Sales Division. The 20-year veteran is a former Turner Broadcasting System executive.

UNIVERSAL SPORTS

Janet Brown advanced to chief financial officer at Woodland Hills, Calif.-based network Universal Sports. She had been VP, finance.

VIACOM

Pierluigi Gazzolo was named president, Americas division at Viacom International Media Networks. He had been chief operating officer of VIMN.

WETV

Lauren Gellert was upped to executive vice president, original production and development at WEtv in New York. She had been senior VP, original production and development.

WIDEORBIT

Brian Burdick has joined WideOrbit as executive vice president, digital and programmatic, based in Seattle. He comes from AdECN, where he was chief technology officer.