Columbia TriStar Interactive has named Robert Tercek VP of online programming and has tapped Steven Katz technology and production VP. Tercek is an adjunct professor at the USC school of cinema-TV; Katz has done time with IBM, Apple Computer and Oracle.
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Showtime Networks has upped Debra Kalish to VP, acquisition marketing. Kalish will be responsible for planning, development and selling of Showtime subscriber acquisition programs. She joined the cabler in 1993.
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Mary D. Silverman has joined Odyssey as senior VP of programming. She comes to the cable outfit (formerly the Faith & Values Channel) from BBC Worldwide Americas, where she was co-productions & sales VP. Silverman also has had stints at Lifetime Television and USA Network.
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Interactive musicvideo channel the Box has named Warren Reeves VP of broadcast and has tapped Liz Kiley VP, radio affiliations & special programming. Reeves joined the Box in 1989 from Zenith Electronics; Kiley came aboard in 1994 from Evergreen Media.