Mika Salmi
to president of global digital media, MTV Networks, from CEO, Atom Entertainment, which was acquired by MTVN in August.
Tom Carson
to president-North American TV Guide IPG (Interactive Program Guide) Business, Gemstar-TV Guide International, from president, TV Guide On-Screen.
Michael Diamond
to SVP-marketing strategy and intelligence, Time Warner Cable; he most recently led TWC’s project management office for the Adelphia-Comcast transaction.
Lauren LoFrisco
to group VP-marketing communications, Time Warner Cable, from VP-marketing communications.
Todd Milroy
to sales director, Western U.S., CableWorld, from regional sales manager with Advantage Media.
Pam Murrin
to group VP-marketing strategy and intelligence, Time Warner Cable, from VP-marketing.
Michael Pasquinilli
to director-advanced engineering, Concurrent, from director-ITV technology, Cox Communications.
Lee Pettit
to director-affiliate sales, The Weather Channel, from account VP and area GM-Atlanta, Showtime Networks.
Mark Sakalosky
to group VP-sales channels and market development, Time Warner Cable, from VP-sales channels development.

Maggie Bellville
to board of directors, Vyyo, a supplier of broadband access equipment for cable and private wireless broadband network solutions.

Kevin Cuddihy
to VP-ad sales, Comcast Spotlight, from VP-divisional managing director.

Dan Levi
to SVP-consumer marketing, Monster Worldwide; from SVP-marketing, World Wrestling Entertainment.

Kevin Magee
to EVP-Fox News, from SVP-Fox News Radio and chairman of the Fox News Programming Council.

Jon Ozor
to VP-Southern division, Comcast Spotlight, from VP-Southeast division.

Bill Squadron
to SVP-media partnerships and venture investments, SES Americom.

Rick Stanley
to VP-West division,
Comcast Spotlight, from VP/GM-San Francisco.

David Temlak
to SVP-customer service, SupportSoft, from SVP-customer care, Time Warner Cable.

John Tierney
to VP-regional/national sales, Comcast Spotlight, from VP-national sales.

Roland Trombley
to VP-Eastern division, Comcast Spotlight, from VP-Mid-Atlantic division.

Seth Winter
to SVP-sales and marketing, NBC Universal Sports & Olympics, from VP-sales for NBC Universal Digital Media.


Lamb (Gently) Roasted in D.C.
The American News Women’s Club honored C-SPAN president and CEO Brian Lamb at its annual Benefit Gala, held Oct. 28 in Washington, D.C. Lamb received the Helen Thomas Award for Excellence in Journalism, with the veteran White House correspondent on hand to present the award to Lamb. The evening’s guest speakers paying tribute to C-SPAN’s founder included CBS News correspondent Bob Schieffer.

Comcast Helps Spread Mommy’s Light

Comcast’s Eastern division was honored Oct. 27 as Sponsor of the Year by the Mommy’s Light Lives On Fund. The organization works with maternally bereaved kids and teens whose mothers have died or are terminally ill. Comcast was honored for its three-year, $25,000 commitment to the fund and for the contributions of Comcast Eastern division president Michael Doyle, who chaired the First Annual Mommy’s Light Golf Classic, which raised more than $100,000 to benefit the group. “Through Comcast’s support, we have been able to improve the quality of training materials and sessions, and better link volunteer interests with opportunities,” said Laura Munts, executive director, Mommy’s Light Lives On Fund, on presenting the 2006 Sponsor of the Year Award to William Bronson, manager of government affairs for Comcast’s Eastern division.

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