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…
A memorial tribute will be held Feb. 1 for the late Stella Adler, who died Dec. 21 at the age of 91.
Joe DiSalvo has been upped to general sales manager for Viacom Enterprises, where most recently he had been VP, sales, Northeast.
Sally Van Slyke is exiting as Universal's VP of marketing effective March 1, the studio confirmed yesterday. While Universal management attempted to keep Van Slyke's impending departure under wraps…
Henry G. Plitt, 74, chairman of the board of Plitt Amusement Co. and chairman of the board of Showscan, died yesterday at his Beverly Hills home. Cause of death was pancreatic cancer.
Thomas A. Dorsey, known as the father of gospel music for his merging of religious music with the blues, died Saturday. He was 93.