New Line Intl. has promoted Camela Galano to senior VP of sales/marketing and Nestor Nieves to senior VP of sales and administration. Galano and Nieves will report to Rolf Mittweg, New Line Intl…
Dave Herman, president and general manager of KOB-TV, died Friday of pancreatic cancer.
Propaganda Films has appointed Rhea Rupert as director of music video and Kate Miller as director's representative.
ABC News has undergone its second significant change since Paul Friedman was named exec VP of the division. This time, veteran research maven Alan Wurtzel has been named to the newly created position…
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.
ABC has confirmed promotions for Alan Sternfeld, Deborah Ellis Leoni and Brian McAndrews, as expected (Daily Variety, Jan. 25), with Sternfeld becoming senior VP, program planning and scheduling, and…
Ventana Films confirmed yesterday that Bernard Lucien Nussbaumer has come aboard as senior VP, with plans for the European writer-producer to take charge of developing foreign co-prods.
James Douglas Atwell, musician and actor, died Jan. 21 of a heart attack in Kissimmee, Fla., where he was performing at Disney World.
EMI Records Group continued its upper-management revamp yesterday, naming Fred Davis executive VP and Ken Lane senior VP, promotion.