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Rachel Smith was upped to senior vice president, current production at Bravo Media, based in New York. She had been VP, current production, responsible for The Real Housewives of Atlanta and other series.


Brent Mitchell was upped to senior vice president, consumer marketing at E! and Esquire Network. He had been VP, marketing, advertising and digital/social at E! and Esquire.


Ben Fast has joined Los Angeles-based Indigenous Media as executive vice president, development. He comes from The Weinstein Co. where he was director of scripted television.

Also, Maira Nevarez has joined Indigenous as executive vice president, finance and operations. She comes from NBCUniversal, where she was VP, finance, E! and Esquire Network.


NBCUniversal’s Content Innovation Agency has tapped John Harrobin as chief marketing officer. He comes from Verizon Communications, where he was chief marketing officer of the Consumer and Mass Business Unit.


Stockholm, Sweden-based Net Insight has named Alan Ryan as vice president, global sales. He comes from MTI, where he was sales director.


Kevin Edds has been named vice president, creative director, marketing, for Poker Central in Las Vegas. He had been creative director at Daedalus Creative, a marketing agency with such clients as PBS, National Geographic Channel, Science Channel, Velocity and Military Channel.


Courtney White has been advanced to senior vice president, programming, at Travel Channel, based in Knoxville, Tenn. She had been VP, programming for parent Scripps Networks’ HGTV, DIY Network and GAC brands.


Sarah Day was named president of consumer and small business at Little Rock, Ark.- based Windstream Communications. She was formerly senior VP, consumer and small business marketing and customer care.


Univision Communications promoted Tonia O’Connor to chief commercial officer and president of content distribution. She had been president, content distribution and business development.


Law firm Wilkie Farr & Gallagher has added Daniel Alvarez as a partner in its Washington, D.C., office. He formerly served as legal adviser to Federal Communications Commission chairman Tom Wheeler.