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TBS taps two in dept. merger

Marketing, PR groups uniting

MIAMI — Turner Broadcasting System Latin America is merging its marketing and public-relations functions into network-specific communications departments.

Caroline Rittenberry has been upped from public relations manager to communications director, news networks. She will now oversee consumer, trade and affiliate marketing for Turner’s news networks in the region: CNN Intl., CNN en Espanol, CNNfn and CNN/Sports Illustrated.

She will retain her responsibilities for PR for those networks and for corporate relations for TBS Latin America.

Monica Santamaria has been upped to communications director, entertainment networks, from her prior post of affiliate marketing manager. In her new post she will oversee PR for TNT and Cartoon Network Latin America, in addition to her marketing role for those two channels.

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