Sunil Chadda has been appointed Oxygen Media’s chief financial officer. Chadda previously served as NBCUniversal’s veep of corporate financial planning and analysis.

Nederlander Concerts has promoted Paola Palazzo to VP of talent. She previously held the title of senior director of talent at Nederlander Concerts.

Telepictures Prods. has promoted Tishan Cowan to senior veep and Alana Calderone Polcsa to VP, both of branded entertainment and new business. Cowan and Calderone Polcsa both joined Telepictures in 2007.

Cindy Freed has been appointed veep of sales marketing for ESPN’s customer marketing and sales group. Before ESPN, Freed was with Yahoo!.

BMI has upped Michael Drexler to exec director of its business development, new media and strategic development group.

Nancy Derwin-Weiss joined Davis Wright Tremaine. Derwin-Weiss is a media and Internet law attorney and was previously with Wildman Harrold.

ABC Owned Television Stations Group promoted William Burton to prexy and general manager of KGO-TV San Francisco. He had been exec veep of digital media for the station group.

Ulrich Jaerkel has been upped to senior VP of business development for Sony Music in Europe and Africa. He had been Sony’s senior VP of digital business in Europe and Africa.