Thomas A. Swords, owner and operator of Grace Under Pressure, a film editing and motion picture advertising company, died Aug. 27 in a drowning accident in Squantz Pond, Conn. He was 33.
Barry Diller's Silver King Broadcasting has hired a VP and managing director for its flagship station WYHS Miami, which Diller plans to make the model for major commitments to local programming by…
Former Lucasfilm exec Patrick Artiaga has joined San Francisco-based Dolby Labs as director of distributor relations.
In a move highlighting the studio's expanded emphasis on feature acquisitions, Paramount has upped former acquisitions VP John Ferraro to senior VP worldwide acquisitions and co-productions for its…
John Denver, the boyish, folk-rock star whose music infiltrated the farthest reaches of American pop culture in the 1970s, died when the experimental plane he was piloting crashed into the Pacific…
American Sky Broadcasting CFO Paul F. Haggerty has been named executive vice president and CFO of Fox TV, replacing Larry Jacobson, who is now president of the Fox TV Network.
Regina Ackerman and John Romeo, Sept. 6, Studio City. Both bride and groom work for “The Tonight Show With Jay Leno.” Bride’s a production coordinator; groom’s a writer.
Lucinda and Peter Czernin, a girl, Audrey Serena Czernin, Aug. 13, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. Mother’s non-pro; father’s president of Di Novi Pictures. * * * Tracy Katz Paladini and Mark Paladini…
Philadelphia-based Electronic Retail Network has tapped David Proctor VP, Western region, heading up the company’s new West Coast office. Joining ERN from Century Communications, Proctor will handle…
Media giant Bertelsmann AG has added Klaus Eierhoff to its board of directors. On Jan. 1, 1998, Eierhoff, 44, will take over responsibility for the group's multimedia activities and Bertelsmann media…