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5/04/2015 8:00 AM Eastern

ASIA TV

Asia TV USA has named Nick Febrizio as senior vice president, distribution and affiliate marketing, responsible for distributing the suite of ZEE Networks. He had been senior VP, distribution at Olympusat.

 

CROWN MEDIA

Lisa Barroso has been upped to senior vice president of distribution at Crown Media Family Networks, based in Chicago. She had been VP, distribution.

 

FOX SPORTS

Jamie Horowitz was named president of Fox Sports National Networks, overseeing all programming, marketing and scheduling for Fox Sports 1 and Fox Sports 2. A former ESPN executive, he most recently was general manager of NBC”s Today.

 

Also, Additionally, John Entz was promoted to president of production for Fox Sports and David Nathanson, who had previously run FS1 and FS2, will head up business operations.

 

FUSE MEDIA

Sharoan R. Harris advanced to senior vice president, pricing and planning at New York-based Fuse Media. She had formerly served as VP, pricing and planning.

 

FUSION

News network Fusion has elevated Alexis Madrigal to editor in chief.

 

Also, Hillary Frey was promoted to executive editor; Anna Holmes advanced to editorial director; and Jane Spencer was upped to senior vice president, emerging platforms.

 

HUB INTERNATIONAL

Insurance firm Hub International has added Robert Jellen to its Entertainment Industry Solutions practice.

 

NCTC

Brad Blanchard has joined the National Cable Television Cooperative in Lenexa, Kan., as director, technology solutions. Also, Ryan Dunn has joined the co-op as senior director, strategic information technology.

 

RUCKUS

Ruckus Wireless has added Ian Whiting has as chief commerical officer. He previously served as president, global field operations for Egnyte, an enterprise cloud file synchronization and sharing company.

 

STARZ

Ken Segna was promoted to senior vice president, original programming at Starz, based in Beverly Hills, Calif. He had been VP, original programming.

 

SUMMIT BROADBAND

Orlando, Fla.-based Summit Broadband has tapped Anthony Ontiveros as general manager, Southwest Florida, responsible for all technical, network and customer service operations in the region.

 

Also, Todd Maurer was tapped as director, Southwest Florida customer operations, and Patrick Antonio was named director of sales.

 

WEATHER

The Weather Co. has added Dave Shull as group president, The Weather Channel Television, a new post. He comes from Dish Network, where he was chief commercial officer and executive vice president.

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