Jay Rakow has been named senior VP and deputy general counsel of Paramount Pictures. Rakow, who will report to exec VP-general counsel Richard Zimbert, will work closely with Zimbert on all aspects of the company’s legal business.His most recent association was as a founding partner with the Los Angeles law firm Christensen, White, Miller, Fink & Jacobs.
* * *Jennifer Loomis has been named manager of business affairs administration for Stephen J. Cannell Prods. She most recently served as contracts administrator.
* * *David Seltzer has been named director of visual and print services at Columbia Pictures TV, overseeing unit and special photography as well as the design of publicity- generated art. He joined the company in 1990, after a stint as creative services manager at Columbia TriStar Home Video.