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KARL BALL has been named Key Account Sales Director at ConvenienTV. Ball comes from Ten Square where he represented the Ten Square gas pump display network to National Advertisers.

JOHN MAZURKIEWICZ has formed Mazmania Creative Services in Bayonne, NJ. He was the online marketing strategist at Viaduct.com in New York and online marketing specialist at VitaminShoppe.com in North Bergen, NJ. TONY SHAW has been named Vice President of Marketing and Business Development at ConvenienTV. Prior to joining ConvenienTV, Shaw was Director of Global Marketing for Triton Systems Inc.

STEVE STUCK has been upped to General Sales Manager of Univision 19 KUVS-TV. Stuck served as the National Sales Manager for KUVS from 1997, when Univision acquired KUVS in the Sacramento-Modesto-Stockton DMA, until March 2001.

JOHN MASSONI has been named President of DornaUSA, LLC, a Van Wagner Communications Company. Massoni has been with Dorna since 1992 and previously served as Senior Vice President, managing the sales of company inventory to national advertisers.

DAN ENDRES has been named Vice President of Sales at ChannelAdvisor Corporation. He previously served as senior vice president of Global Services for EssentialMarkets.

COLLEEN L. EDWARDS has been named vice president of corporate marketing at IPNet Solutions Inc. Previously, Edwards served as director of corporate communications for IPNet.

Yahoo! Inc. announced the appointment of GARY L. WILSON and RONALD W. BURKLE to its Board of Directors. Wilson is chairman of the Board of Directors of Northwest Airlines and is also a director of The Walt Disney Company. Burkle is founder and managing partner of The Yucaipa Companies.

JOHN PARK has been named Vice President of Marketing at Imagio|JWT, a Seattle-based full-service marketing communications and advertising agency. Prior to joining Imagio|JWT in 1999 as a Senior Media Planner, Park served at Publicis Seattle and Diamond Advertising in Seoul, Korea.

JOHN STROBEL was named Director of Internet Business Development at World Vision. Most recently he served as a Marketing Manager at drugstore.com.

TED PALLAD has been named Vice President/Sales Manager with Katz Radio. Pallad began his career with Katz Radio in 1992 when he joined the Los Angeles office as a Sales Assistant.

MARIA ARNONE has been named the new publisher for PRIMEDIA Business Magazine and Media's mining and construction properties. She joined PRIMEDIA Business Magazines and Media in 1995 as a marketing manager for Stitches and Sound & Video Contractor.

DICK PORTER has been named Advertising.com's new senior vice president of sales and marketing. Porter most recently served as executive vice president and general manager of TV Guide Media Sales for Gemstar-TV Guide. DAVE PANOS, co-founder and former executive vice president of marketing and business development at Question Technologies Inc., has joined Austin Ventures as a Venture Partner.

DAN PAULSON has joined Signal Technology Corporation as vice president, mobile appliance sales and marketing. Most recently, he was senior vice president of sales, marketing and business development at RangeStar Wireless.


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