Atlanta-based Turner Network Sales, the affiliate-sales and marketing arm of
Turner Broadcasting System Inc., announced Monday that veteran executives
Coleman Breland and Karen Byko have been named to jointly oversee its day-to-day
Breland becomes TNS executive vice president of affiliate ad sales and
marketing, after having been senior VP since 1995, while Byko becomes executive
VP of business operations, after having been senior VP since 1999.
Both will continue reporting to TNS president of domestic distribution Andrew
Heller, who "will now be able to spend more time assessing and developing new
strategies and new products in tandem with our business partners and
affiliates," he said in a prepared statement.