Everett (Jake) Jacobs, a veteran Los Angeles radio and television newsman, has died.
Reversing a Hollywood tradition, Joe Roth is leaving his Fox Film Corp. post at the top of his game and under his own steam. When he moves into his new Burbank indie production offices next January…
Maryann Martin has joined Group W Prods. as marketing manager, supervising "The Treasury" movie library which the company now represents. She most recently served as a project manager for Carolco…
Denis Donovan and Richard Bluth have joined forces in Bluth Donovan Prods. Burbank-based company plans to produce and distribute reality-based programming for worldwide television markets.
Eldred (Mike) McGreal, a retired executive of Warner Bros. Studios and founder-president of Producers' Service (manufacturers of optical printers for special effects), died of Parkinson's Disease on…
MCA Home Video president Robert Blattner, 40, was among three people killed in the crash of a private plane in Colorado Saturday. Also killed were unit publicist Dale Berliner, 32, and the pilot…
David Fowler is ankling his position as senior VP and creative director, advertising, at Fox Broadcasting Co. to become chief creative officer for Dallas-based ad agency Tracy-Locke.
David Gerber has officially left the disbanded MGM Worldwide Television Group and established his own independent operation, The Gerber Co., taking with him all of the studio's current prime time…
Stephanie Sperber has been named manager of publicity for Turner Broadcasting System, a new post. Sperber was formerly an account supervisor with Rogers & Cowan.
Walt Disney Co. senior veepee for corporate communications Erwin D. Okun, 58, died Sunday at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center after a brief battle with cancer of the esophagus.