David Verdi has been named exec news director at NBC News, where he will have responsibility for the full NBC newsgathering operation, the news desk and all national and international bureaus.
Ross Portugeis has been named exec VP for Turner Entertainment Networks Intl. , a newly created position overseeing the global expansion and operation of such cable franchises as TNT and the Cartoon…
Jeanne Lengel, mother-in-law of producer Gary Smith, died of heart failure Jan. 25 at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center.
A memorial tribute will be held Feb. 1 for the late Stella Adler, who died Dec. 21 at the age of 91.
Jane Fowler Morrison, film editor, died Jan. 21 at the Motion Picture Home in Woodland Hills following a short illness.
With an apparent eye on widening its global stature, NATPE Intl. yesterday named Bruce Johansen, Multimedia Entertainment's West Coast international sales and programming VP, as its next president.
Joseph N. Cohen has been elevated to the newly created post of president and chief operating officer of Largo Entertainment, the company he helped chairman Lawrence Gordon set up as a joint venture…
CBS News prexy Eric Ober announced yesterday a long-expected reshuffling of showrunners for his division's prime time news magazines.
Michele Anthony has been appointed exec VP of Sony Music, making her effectively second-in-command to president Tommy Mottola at the company.
Harry Palmer has been named exec VP and general manager at Relativity Records. Palmer, who will oversee all facets of the label's day-to-day operations, was formerly president of Atco Records.
Propaganda Films has appointed Rhea Rupert as director of music video and Kate Miller as director's representative.