AMC Networks has elevated Ilene Danuff to senior vice president, cross-portfolio and partnership sales, leading a new division designed to leverage the company’s content through high-impact live events and activations. She was VP, advertising sales at AMC and SundanceTV.

Christopher McGrath was named senior vice president, data and analytics, at Discovery Communications, based in New York. He comes from Viacom, where he had been senior VP, data strategy & consumer intelligence, overseeing data strategy, warehousing, governance, data science and analytic functions.

Marc James has joined New England Sports Network as an anchor and reporter on NESN Sports Today, NESN LIVE and NESN Sports Update. He had been a weekend and fill-in talk radio host at CBS Sports Radio in New York and a contributor to NFL Network’s Around the League Live.