Captioneering/Visual Data Media Services has tapped Douglas Roberts chief operating officer. He was formerly veep, sales and strategic markets at VITAC.

Dick Ross has been upped to senior VP, operations and production, at USA Cable. Reporting to chief financial officer Tim Peterman, Ross will be responsible for production for the company’s emerging networks. Ross was previously senior veep , network operations, and will continue to manage USA Cable’s broadcast center and post-production facilities, as well as technical production for sports.

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