BET Networks has tapped Ken Gibbs as vice president of social-media strategy, based in New York. He had held key digital strategy and content roles at Essence.com, Loop21.com, Time Warner Inc., Interactive One and AOL Black Voices.
Brian Shepherd has joined CSG International as executive vice president and president of its global broadband, cable and satellite business. He has been with such billing and customer-care sector companies as TeleTech, Amdocs, DST Innovis and McKinsey & Co.
Michael Lang has joined Discovery Communications as executive vice president, international corporate development & digital. He is the former CEO of film studio Miramax and led Fox Entertainment business development from 2004 to 2010.
Hawaiian Telecom has named Greg Chamberlain as vice president, technical installation. He comes from Consolidated Communications, formerly SureWest Broadband, where he was executive director of network engineering.
Tara Brown has been elevated to director of media relations at INSP in Indian Land, S.C.
Los Angeles-based studio The Jackal Group has named Joe Earley as president, responsible for all areas of its television, film, theater and digital divisions. He most recently served as chief operating officer for Fox Television Group.
Eduardo Hauser has joined Scripps Networks Interactive as managing director, Latin America and the Caribbean, based in Miami. He comes from AOL, where he was executive VP for Latin America.
Showtime Networks advanced Julia Veale to executive vice president, business, product development and management. She had been senior VP.
Greg Morey has joined Zazoom Media Group as executive vice president, revenue. He comes from The E.W. Scripps Co., where he was VP, revenue of the Newsy brand.
Irvine, Calif.-based digital premium television and videoon-demand service Xumo has tapped Stefan Van Engen as senior vice president, content programming and acquisitions. He comes from Bedrocket Media Ventures, where he was senior VP of programming and production.
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