Gianni Versace --- arguably youngish Hollywood's favorite couture designer and a designing staple of premieres and Oscar parties for years --- was shot to death just steps from the front door of his…
Neal Tiles has ankled ESPN to join Fox Sports as senior VP of marketing. Tiles will be responsible for all marketing and promotion for the sports division of Fox Broadcasting. He'll report to Tracy…
MDP Worldwide has upped Nathan Scott from director of finance to VP of finance and treasurer, the company has announced. Scott's responsibilities will include MDP's production accounting, corporate…
Mike Garfinkel has been hired as a senior publicist at Asbury Communications, founded in 1996 by company president Dan Harary.
Claudia and Doug Roberts, a girl, Abigail Rae, May 27, Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital, Valencia. Mother’s non-pro; father’s director of marketing for the National Captioning Institute in…
Sylvia John Passaris, a longtime accounting manager for former Los Angeles radio station KMPC, died June 21 of heart failure in Prescott, Ariz. She was 70.
Denmead Marketing Inc. has upped Maxine Leonard from director of publicity to VP of publicity, the company has announced.
Actress Rosina Lawrence, who co-starred with Laurel and Hardy in the 1937 comedy "Way Out West" and performed in numerous other Hal Roach classics, died June 23 at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York…
John Reid, prexy of A&M/Island/Motown Records of Canada, has been upped to chairman of Polygram Group Canada. He will succeed industry vet Joe Summers, who is retiring but will remain a consultant to…
Broadway Video has signed Bob Kreek, former president and CEO of Comedy Central, to run a new enterprises division.