Paul Buccieri has been named president of A+E Networks. Buccieri had formerly served as the president of A+E Studios and the A+E Networks Portfolio Group.
Disney Channels has named Meredith Roberts to the new post of senior vice president, animation strategy. She had been general manager of DisneyToon Studios.
David Schwartz was promoted to senior vice president, marketing and communications at Viacom-owned mixed martial arts franchise Bellator. He had been senior VP, communications at Paramount Network.
Turner Sports elevated Hania Poole to senior vice president, NCAA Digital and general manager of Bleacher Report Live. She was VP of business operations and GM of NCAA Digital.
Margaret Johnson has joined Crown Media Family Networks as director, business and legal affairs, based in Los Angeles. She was counsel for business and legal affairs at Madison Wells Media.
Media agency Mercury has promoted Bernadette Abastia to executive vice president of media. She had previously served in the role of senior VP, media.