Every Wednesday, MediaPost brings you the scoop on who's doing what and where in the advertising media world. If you know of someone who's recently changed jobs in the advertising media field or would like to recommend a colleague for a MediaPost spotlight, please email us at people@mediapost.com =============================================================

DAVID CAREY is leaving Gruner + Jahr USA Publishing to become publisher of the New Yorker magazine, a post he previously held for almost three years.

MICHAEL LEWITTES, former Weekend features editor and humor columnist for the New York Post, is joining Wenner Media's Us Weekly as Senior Editor.

LYDELL CAPRITTA has joined Blue Diesel (formerly NGDA Interactive Communications) as CEO. Capritta, formerly President of the HMS Direct Marketing division in Columbus, has over 20 years of experience in both agency and client- side marketing and advertising.

JEFF FINKEL has been promoted to General Sales Manager of ACME Television's Albuquerque duopoly KWBQ TV & KASY TV after serving as the NSM for the stations.

CELESTE HAYES has been named senior account manager for Guideposts magazine. She had been the Health and Beauty Aids (HBA) Category Manager of Working Mother Magazine.

JULIE STINE has been appointed Director of Client Partnerships at .Com Marketing. She joins .Com Marketing from her previous position as a marketing specialist for Teranex, Inc., in Orlando, Florida.

PETER L. MAY has been named Vice President - Entertainment for Primedia Business Magazines & Media. He had worked for CMP Media (formerly Miller Freeman) in San Francisco as VP and group publisher of Network Magazine and tele.com.

Ad agency Bulldog Drummond has recently complemented their creative team with the addition of senior copywriter CHRISTIAN MARECHAL. Marechal's wide range of experience includes being a journalist in the Bosnian War, and working as both a copywriter and creative director for several global agencies, including JWT, Saatchi and Greenaway Burdett Martin.

MILT McCONNELL has been named to fill the new position of VP/National Sales of Citadel Broadcasting Company. He is a 30-year veteran broadcaster.

BERT RHINE has been appointed President of California Creative Enterprises, Inc., a full service marketing and advertising agency. He previously served as the Creative Director working on the Metabolife International account for the agency.

LUCILLE F. LUONGO has been named president and CEO of the Broadcast Pioneers Library of American Broadcasting. She had been a principal of Bridge Media, Inc.

MICHAEL PROVUS has been promoted from sales development director to advertising director of Stuff magazine.

JOANNE KATSCH has been named manager of integrated marketing services and custom publishing for Reader's Digest. She had been business manager for the Reader's Digest special interest magazines while working on projects in the Reader's Digest global strategy & development group.

JASON HAIKARA has been promoted from VP of on-air planning and marketing administration to senior VP of on-air promotion and scheduling at Fox Broadcasting. Also at Fox, LOUISE CARTER has been upped from director of on-air planning to VP of on-air planning for the network.

JODIE ROSENTHAL has joined the Palisades Media Group as senior vice president and broadcast director after spending 11 years at Initiative Media, most recently as VP and broadcast supervisor of the entertainment division for North America.

KAREN COLEMAN and JACK SULLIVAN have been elected senior VPs of the Starcom North American management team at Starcom MediaVest Group. Coleman has been with Starcom for 16 years, and Sullivan works as a director of the Out Of Home unit of Starcom.

============================================================= Did we forget someone? Please email your tips and releases of people on the move to people@mediapost.com =============================================================

Recommend (2) Print RSS
All content published by MediaPost is determined by our editors 100% in the interest of our readers ... independent of advertising, sponsorships or other considerations.
  • REVOLVING DOOR: Tony Tung Joins Hook As ECD On YouTube And Google Search

    Hook, a digital creative agency, hired Tony Tung as executive creative director on all of the agency's clients, including YouTube and Google Search. Tung began his career as a visual designer for Disney and went on to work in various creative roles at agencies and media companies. From 2009 to ...
  • REVOLVING DOOR: EVB Promotes Two In Creative Dept.

    EVB promoted Steve Barry from group account director to managing director and Troy Burrows from creative director to executive creative director. Barry oversees the agency's SunChips and Kraft (Maxwell House, Gevalia, Tassimo and MiO) accounts. He joined EVB as an account director in early 2014 and was promoted to group ...
  • REVOLVING DOOR: Josh Crick Joins Leo Burnett Chicago As SVP, Managing Director Of Digital Integration

    Leo Burnett Chicago named Josh Crick as senior vice president, managing director of digital integration, a new position at the agency. Crick will be responsible for driving the agency's growth through via digital capabilities, including the newly announced quick-turn, content creation offering, Greenhouse. He will report to Vincent Geraghty, executive ...
  • REVOLVING DOOR: Kelli Robertson Joins R/GA As Managing Director, Planning

    R/GA hired Kelli Robertson as managing director, planning, of the San Francisco office. In her new role, she is responsible for developing strategic relationships with R/GA's clients, while leading the expansion and further development of the team. With more than 15 years of experience in advertising and media, Robertson has ...
  • REVOLVING DOOR: GSD&M Promotes Tom Hamling and Tim Eger To Group Creative Directors

    GSD&M promoted Tom Hamling and Tim Eger to group creative directors, up from creative directors. Hamling will take on creative responsibilities for the Hilton Global Portfolio, as well as Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen and Avocados from Mexico. He will report to Jay Russell, chief creative officer of GSD&M. Prior to GSD&M, ...
  • Fjord; Thomas Muller

    Fjord hired Thomas Muller as regional design director for Europe.
  • Whistle Sports Network; Klaas Homan

    Whistle Sports Network hired Klaas Homan as director of partnerships in Europe, Middle East and Asia.
  • REVOLT Media & TV; Derek Ferguson

    REVOLT Media & TV hired Derek Ferguson as chief operating officer.
  • Hawthorne Strategy Group; Cynthia McCafferty

    Hawthorne Strategy Group, appointed Cynthia McCafferty, former FleishmanHillard senior vice president and senior partner, as president.
  • Button; Justin Thomas

    Button hired Justin Thomas as vice president of partnerships.
>> People on the Move Archives