Lance Webster has been named associate director, national press relations, for the Public Broadcasting Service, heading up the Los Angeles office and replacing Marcy DeVeaux, who has left to become…
Joseph Pulitzer Jr., chairman of Pulitzer Publishing Co. and former editor and publisher of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, died Wednesday of cancer at his home. He was 80.
John Holland, legit, TV and film thesp, died May 21 of respiratory failure and pneumonia at the Motion Picture Hospital in Woodland Hills. He was 85.
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John Ludlow Gould, a pioneering television and radio critic who wrote under the byline Jack Gould for the New York Times, died May 24 in Concord, Calif., of complications from a gall bladder…
Werner Klatten, chief of Germany's No. 2 private web SAT 1, is ankling effective May 31.
Edward G. Greer, a retired theater director and drama professor, died May 7 of congestive heart failure at Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York City. He was 73.
Artist and filmmaker Robert Lapoujade, best known for his painted portraits of French literary greats such as Jean-Paul Sartre and Andre Breton, died.
Dylan Sellers will ankle his post as prexy of Warner Bros.-based Lee Rich Prods. to join the film production team at 20th Century Fox as executive VP of production.
Producer Leonard Hill has made longtime associate Joel Fields a partner in his independent production company, changing the name from Leonard Hill Films to Hill-Fields Entertainment.
Reginald G. Harpur has been named VP, senior financial officer, worldwide film production and TV distribution at WB worldwide filmed entertainment. He joins WB from accounting firm Ernst & Young…
Marv Johnson, the baritone singer credited with creating the Motown sound with Berry Gordy Jr., died May 16 after suffering a stroke at a concert in South Carolina. He was 54.