Fox News has promoted Irena Briganti to group senior veep of media relations for Fox News and Fox Business Network. She joined Fox News four months before its bow in October 1996.NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment and Cable Studios has upped Rafael Gomez to veep of business affairs. Lori Lynem has joined the department as veep and Tehmina Jaffer has been tapped director of business affairs. Gomez has been with the Peacock’s cable wing since 2005. Tim Bruno has been upped to senior VP of event production, talent development and studio relations for Viacom Entertainment Group. He’ll oversee tentpole events for the Comedy Central, TV Land and Spike TV cablers, among other duties. Adam Lewinson has been upped to senior veep of programming and production for Fox Movie Channel and FX Movie Channel. He’s been with Fox since 2004. Kristy Scanlan has joined Technicolor as veep of business development for the animation group. Scanlan was previously head of production at Threshold Entertainment. Laurie Luh has been elevated to veep of human resources at Participant Media. Luh joined the company in 2004 and now oversees all office operations and HR. Bravo has promoted Maria Laino Deluca to veep of trade marketing. She’ll help lead multiplatform promotions and develop the cabler’s upfront presentation strategy. Tara Duncan has joined Fuse Entertainment as VP of development. She was previously director of script development at AMC. Rob Wussler joins Twentieth Television as VP ad sales and integration. He had been a sales veep at NBCUniversal Television Distribution.
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