Greg Hessinger has been confirmed as acting executive director of the American Federation of Television & Radio Artists, succeeding Bruce York. The eastern and central sections of AFTRA's national…
Longterm Fininvest publicist Margherita Pedranzini has been appointed chief of communications for the film section of the Venice Biennale, heading press relations for all film events organized by the…
Gwen Whitson on Thursday was tapped senior veep of business and legal affairs for Warner Bros. Online and Entertaindom.com. She will be responsible for the drafting and negotiation of all…
Former Epic Records and EMI Records exec Michael Schnapp was tapped Thursday as veep of rock for online music label SpinRecords.com. At EMI Records, Schnapp was veep of A&R and veep of rock. San…
Online film distributor Indie-Underground.com this week announced a slate of new execs from traditional and new media to lead the company.
Donna Andresen Freberg, wife of and producer for comedy writer-commentator Stan Freberg, died Friday of lung cancer at her home in Los Angeles. She was 69. She began her career as assistant to Jack…
Alexander Brown has decided to step down from the helm of ESPN Star Sports and is being replaced by one of the satcaster's senior execs, Rik Dovey.
The changes at Columbia TriStar Television Distribution, whose president Barry Thurston announced last week he will ankle the post July 1, continue on the corporate and production levels.
Public relations specialist Michael Burns has joined Michael Ovitz's Artists Management Group and its affiliate companies as head of communications and strategic planning.