Sony Pictures Entertainment announced that Janel Clausen has been promoted to VP of risk management, bumping her up from her assistant treasurer's post.
Another Paramount vet is headed for Twentieth TV, with Dana Freedman ankling her post of marketing veep for Arsenio Hall Communications to become VP of publicity for the Fox wing.
Elektra Records yesterday tapped three new executives to head up a revamped marketing department, naming Ellen Darst, Jim Henke and Jeff Jones to its team.
Russell L. Lewis, co-founder and president of Sacramento Music Circus, died Dec. 9 at his Malibu home after a brief illness.
James A. Goode, a magazine editor, publisher and writer, died Dec. 13 at age 68 of a heart attack. Services were private.
Movie and television executive Arthur M. Gameral died on Dec. 27 of a heart attack at his Beverly Hills home.
Jamie Kellner, one of the last original Fox Broadcasting Co. executives at the weblet, is leaving his post as president-chief operating officer after nearly seven years in the job.
Petry Inc., the nation's third highest-billing station rep firm, is expected to announce today that Thomas F. Burchill will buy out Petry chairman David S. Allen's majority interest in the company.