Insiders: Exec shuffles
Teri Weiss is exec veep of production and development at Nickelodeon Preschool. Weiss, who joined the net in 1999, will focus on all production and programming of original content for Nickelodeon Preschool’s morning block and the Nick Jr. channel.
Starz vet Sheryl Anderson has been upped to exec veep of human resources and administration. She is on the board of the Cable Television Human Resources Assn.
Netflix has named Chris Fetner director of content partner operations, a newly created position. Fetner most recently oversaw post-production operations for BBC in the U.S.
New York Women in Film & Television has tapped Alexis Alexanian prexy of its board of directors. She has been with the group for eight years and was VP of development for the board.
Discovery Networks Latin America/ U.S Hispanic has appointed Carolina Lightcap head of content and manager for the Southern Cone, overseeing programming, marketing, publicity, and on-air promotions. Lightcap was previously topper of Disney Channels Worldwide.
Pilgrim Studios has promoted Anna Fudacz and Michael Purleski to veeps of business affairs and legal affairs, respectively. Fudacz heads Pilgrim’s negotiations for scripted and unscripted programming while Purleski oversees a variety of matters including litigation, licensing and distribution. They report to exec veep and general counsel, Gretchen Stockdale.
U.K.-based LipSync has tapped Ben Shepherd head of 3D/visual fx supervisor.