Sam Cue has been upped to senior veepee of Group W Prods. with added responsibility for the financial and development activities of WestinghouseBroadcasting Intl., Group W VideoServices and Westinghouse Pictures Inc. Cue is a 20-year-plus Westinghouse vet.
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A-Pix Entertainment of New York, the homevid distrib subsidiary of Unapix Entertainment, named Jerry Smallwood director of sales.
Smallwood was VP of sales for Coliseum Video, known for its line of World Wrestling Federation vids. He also was in the record industry with Mercury, Electra Asylum, Arista and Epic.
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In appointments at MCA TV, Jeff Dellin was upped from manager to director of research; Jay Rowland, most recently a senior research analyst with Paramount, was named associate director of research; and Michael Lever was named to the new position of manager, station relations. Lever was director of affiliate relations for King World. Also, Danielle Ellard has been named coordinator of the MCA TV creative services department. She most recently was the marketing and publicity manager for World Circuit Ltd. of London. Additional MCA TV appointments include Dennis Grandcolas, formerly of KRLD-AM in Dallas, as Southwest region sales exec; Jenny Gelbard, formerly of Petry TV, as research analyst; Heather Solomon as data coordinator and Shira Wertheimer as research assistant.
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Saban Domestic Distribution promoted Mark Lieber to VP, cable/syndication sales and Peter Schmid to VP and general sales manager. Lieber had served as VP, West Coast sales, while Schmid was VP of East Coast sales.
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Christie Hawks has joined the sales staff of Cannell Distribution Co., overseeing the Southeastern and Southwestern territories. She handled Southwestern syndication sales for All American Television.