Stephanie Sperber has been named manager of publicity for Turner Broadcasting System, a new post. Sperber was formerly an account supervisor with Rogers & Cowan.

Mary Burke has been promoted to VP of planning at MCA Music Entertainment Group. She formerly was corporate director of planning at MCA Inc.

Abby Areinoff has been named VP of legal affairs and senior litigation counsel for Fox Inc. She most recently served as VP/senior counsel for employee relations. In the new post, Areinoff will continue to be responsible for employment law matters but will also add business litigation to her duties.

Thomas C. Polgar has been named director of government relations for Paramount Communications Inc. Polgar, who will be located in the company’s Washington, D.C., office, previously served as senior staff member for 15 years in the U.S. Senate.

Lois Pepin has been named vice president of advertising sales of the western region at E! Entertainment Television, succeeding Dale Hopkins, who became senior marketing VP.

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