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Headliners this week:

REGINALD BRACK, PETER A. GEORGESCU, PATRICIA MARTIN and WILLIAM S. PALEY are the newest members of The American Advertising Federation Advertising Hall of Fame, the industry's greatest honor for lifetime achievement in advertising. Brack is former chairman & CEO, Time Inc. Georgescu is former chairman & CEO, Young and Rubicam. Martin serves as Director of Marketing Support at Warner Lambert. Paley is former Chairman of the Board at CBS Inc.

PAULA SURRATT has been named Media Director at The Townsend Agency, Southern California's public relations and advertising firm. Most recently are her contributions at McCann-Erickson SF where she assisted in launching Microsoft Windows 2000 and Microsoft Windows Millennium.

WALTER ANNASOHN, PubliGroupe's Sr. VP for its international sales network has become Real Media's new President and CEO replacing CHRIS NEIMETH, who leaves the company to pursue other interests. Real Media founder DAVE MORGAN will continue as the company's co-Chairman.

JAMES L. HEDGES has been promoted to Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of the ABC Television Network, effective immediately. Mr. Hedges had been Senior Vice President, Finance and Planning, for the ABC Entertainment Television Group since November 1999.

AVE BUTENSKY, longtime president of the Television Bureau of Advertising (TVB), has joined the Board of Advisors of eMadison, it was announced today by eMadison CEO Vishal Bhagwati. Butensky was president of the TVB from 1992 through 1999. In January 2000 he became a consultant to the TVB.

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PATRICK MAES and CAROL ELLERBROCK have new positions at dick clark communications, inc. Maes is the newest member DCC's Business Development division. Prior to joining DCC, Maes worked for Phase2Media, Landon Media Group and ABC Television. Ellerbrock has been named Sales Coordinator, she previously served as

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