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10/04/2010 5:11 AM Eastern

AMC

Jason Fishe
r has been named
senior vice president of production
at AMC. He comes
from ABC Studios, where he
was VP, production.

ARRIS

Arris has named Ming Wu vice
president, business development
for the Chinese market
place. He comes from China
Cable Networks, where he was
chief operating officer and VP,
research and development.

AVATARLABS

Encino, Calif.-based marketing
agency AvatarLabs has named
Millie Vitello quality assurance
manager. She comes from Crew
Creative, where she was interactive
quality assurance manager.


CABLEVISION

Tom Donohue
has joined Cablevision
Systems as senior vice
president, technology, in its Local
Media group. He had been
senior VP, chief technology
officer at Hachette Filipacchi
Magazines.

COMEDY CENTRAL

Arian Sultan Rothman
has advanced
to vice president, business
and legal affairs, East
Coast at Comedy Central. She
had been senior director of the
department.

DISCOVERY

Gabriel Sauerhoff
has been
named vice president, digital
media distribution at Discovery
Communications. He
comes from Disney and ESPN
Media Networks, where he was
senior director, digital video
distribution.

Separately, Julia Rao has been
tapped as chief financial officer
of the new Discovery Networks,
Sony and IMAX joint-venture 3D
network. She had been CFO of
several Discovery Networks U.S.
owned-channels, including Animal
Planet, Planet Green, Discovery
Health and FitTV.

Also, Mark Ringwald has joined
the yet-to-be-named 3D network
as director, scheduling and acquisitions.
He had been VP, programming
at AmericanLife TV.

ECLIPSE

Melissa Anne Muller
has joined
Eclipse Marketing Services
as director, Hispanic marketing.
She comes from Univision
Communications, where she
was a national sales account
representative responsible for
Univision and Telefutura.

ITAAS

Atlanta-based Itaas has named
Roger Demuth as vice president,
engineering. He comes
from Ensequence, where he
was VP, engineering and senior
VP, services.

Also, Beth Erickson has joined
Itaas as director, account management.
She had been Southeast
regional VP, affiliate relations and
national accounts at In Demand.

NEWCAST

Newcast, the New York-based
branded entertainment unit of
ZenithOptimedia, has added Anthony
Azzaro
and Kim Iadevaia
as directors, branded entertainment.
Azzaro had been a producer
with Mediavest’s LiquidTh read;
Iadevaia was an account and promotions
director with MK Creative/
Media/Marketing.

OXYGEN MEDIA

Elissa Harman
has joined Oxygen
Media as vice president, consumer
marketing. She comes from
Comedy Central, where she was
director, consumer marketing.

SPT

Sony Pictures Television has elevated
Mark Donohue to senior
vice president, U.S. digital advertiser
sales. He had been VP,
U.S. advertiser sales.

Also, Paul Brennan advanced to
senior vice president, U.S. advertiser
sales. He was VP, U.S. advertiser
sales.

And Maria Dreyer was upped
to vice president, U.S. advertiser
sales. She had been director.

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