Steven Cheskin has been tapped senior VP and general manager of Discovery Networks' Travel Channel, the company announced Wednesday. Appointment comes a month after Jay Feldman ankled the position to…
InfoPost, an online marketplace for digital entertainment, appointed several heavy-duty Hollywood insiders to its content advisory board Wednesday.
Viacom officially announced Tuesday that CBS stations chief John Severino will inherit control of Paramount's TV stations as group prexy Tony Cassara departs (Daily Variety, May 24). Severino will…
USA Cable has hired Richard Sheingold as its president of sales, giving him sway over the USA Network, the Sci Fi Channel and two just-purchased cable networks: the arts-oriented Trio and the…
Tony Cassara has ankled his position as prexy of the Paramount Station Group. Cassara's departure was spurred by Viacom's expected decision to place the newly merged CBS/Paramount station group under…
Philip Elway has been upped to chief operating officer at Warner Bros.-based Bel Air Entertainment, where he will oversee both development and production, effective immediately.
Veteran ABC exec Alan M. Braverman has been upped to executive VP and general counsel, ABC Inc.
Kevin Conroy has been upped from senior veep of worldwide marketing and new technology to chief marketing officer and prexy of new technology for BMG Entertainment.
Lisa Silfen has been upped from VP of consumer products to VP of program enterprises at MTV and VH1, MTV Networks announced Tuesday. Silfen will take charge of strategic development for new MTV…
In anticipation of its merger with erstwhile radio giant AMFM becoming final, radio superpower Clear Channel Communications unveiled its new manage-ment team.
Pam Smithard, NATPE's current European director, has been promoted to managing director Europe.