Composer and lyricist Kay Swift, one of the first successful American female songwriters, died yesterday.
Kathryn Darling, mother of film editor Richard Darling, died Tuesday of a heart attack.
Al Cameron has been promoted to Triumph Releasing Corp.'s VP of branch administration. Cameron, who was formerly Triumph's director of branch operations since March 1988, will oversee day-to-day…
Uptown Entertainment yesterday appointed Mark Siegel executive VP and general manager, responsible for the daily operation of the company's record, film and television divisions.
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.
CBS News prexy Eric Ober announced yesterday a long-expected reshuffling of showrunners for his division's prime time news magazines.
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.
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…
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…