Starz Tunes Up Tech-Exec Lineup


Starz Encore Group LLC has made some management shifts aimed at tuning up its
technology operations.

Englewood, Colo.-based Starz has promoted John Beyler to senior vice
president of technology, overseeing production and broadcast operations.

Ray Milius will take over Beyler's old post as VP of technology, while Jim
Porter has been named executive director of postproduction and broadcast

Starz also hired Tom Mikkelsen as its new VP of production. He comes from
Comcast Corp.'s Comcast Digital Programming Center, where he was senior director
of broadcast technology and facilities.

Also new to Starz is Rebecca Lim, who was appointed director of
interactive-television technology. The cofounder of Chosun Group Inc., she will
be responsible for developing user interfaces for Starz's new-media