Edward Sabin has joined A+E Networks as managing director, Americas, and head of commercial operations, international, based in the programmer’s Los Angeles office. He comes from Discovery Communications, where he was group chief operating officer for Discovery and TLC Networks.


Maria Stasi and Chandler Hayes have joined Crown Media Family Networks, both as director, network program publicity. Fischer comes from public-relations agency FerenComm; Hayes had been publicity director at ABC Entertainment Group.


Los Angeles-based DigiTour Media has named Linnea Stalberg senior vice president of marketing. Stalberg comes from SpinMedia, where she was VP, head of marketing and production.

Also, Josh Dammers was named New York-based director, brand partnerships.


Martin Creel has joined Discovery Education as vice president, curriculum and instruction. He comes from the Montgomery County (Md.) Public Schools, where he was director of curriculum and instruction.


Maitee Cueva was promoted to senior vice president, programming and development, at OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network in Los Angeles. She had been VP.


Reni Gorman has joined the Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers in Exton, Pa., as vice president, learning and development. She had been president and chief strategist at Minds Rewired, her own consultancy.


The Studio (formerly Discovery Studios) in Los Angeles has added Cindy Kain as vice president of current production. She comes from TLC, where she was director of production.


Sue Reinhold has joined Summit Broadband in Orlando, Fla., as vice president, engineering. She comes from Charter Communications, where she was VP, technology operations.


Jose Valle has been named president of political and advocacy sales at Univision Communications. He had served as president of Univision Radio.

Also, Jaime Jimenez, executive vice president of Univision Local Media, will assume responsibilities for Univision Radio content and its operating hubs in Los Angeles, Miami and San Antonio, Texas.


Ad-management software provider WideOrbit has added Mickey McClay as chief marketing officer. She comes from Walmart Global eCommerce, where she was VP, focused on advancing the retailer’s digital-marketing platform.


Blake Bilstad was named senior vice president, general counsel and secretary at World Wrestling Entertainment. He comes from Provide Commerce, where he was general counsel and seniorVP, legal and public affairs.