Lawrence Rudolph has been named VP, production, at Nation Films, Michael Jackson's development and production arm based on the Sony Pictures Entertainment lot.
Univision TV Group yesterday named vet TV exec Carlos Barba as prexy-chief operating officer of its U.S. Spanish-language group.
Margaret French-Isaac has been hired as VP of production at Wendy Finerman Prods., bringing the former Paramount Pictures story editor to the TriStar-based production shingle, sources confirmed…
Tracy Ellis has joined E! Entertainment Television as director, affiliate marketing. Before joining E!, Ellis worked in publicity for Tiburon Entertainment Inc.
Rita Burton has been promoted to senior VP of production at the Carsey-Werner Co., having most recently been VP in that area for the past year.
Veteran industry executive Milton Pickman died Jan. 15 at his Beverly Hills home. He was 84.
Betty Lamm, longtime CBS publicist, died Jan. 10 in Los Angeles of cancer.
Mark M. Weinstein has been named senior VP of government affairs at Viacom International Inc., a unit of Viacom Inc.
Sammy Cahn, one of the most renowned and celebrated lyricists of the past six decades, died Friday of congestive heart failure at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in L.A.
Mary Lazar, 60, wife for more than 30 years of noted talent agent Irving "Swifty" Lazar, died Thursday at their home in Beverly Hills of cancer.