Buddy Media hired Matthew Flanagan as general manager of its Sports, Media & Entertainment practice.
R&R Partners named Peter O'Neill as corporate director of public relations. Prior to R&R, O'Neill served as senior vice president of public & community relations for the Nevada operations of UnitedHealthcare.
Marty Rotberg was named named senior director at Stephen Bradford Search, to head its Sports & Entertainment practice.
Simulmedia hired Courtenay Harry as vice president of product marketing sales.
NorBella hired Kate Monsalvatge as broadcast supervisor.
DNA hired Eric Peterson as associate creative director.
Ted Eshleman joined The Nielsen Company as online account executive for The Nielsen Business Media Division. He was most recently a digital account executive for Cox Media Group.
BBC Worldwide Channels named Dan Salerno as vice president of programming for Latin America and the US Hispanic market, responsible for leading strategic programming efforts for BBC Entertainment and CBeebies en Español. Most recently, Salerno served as senior vice president of programming, production, & development for Fuse.
Outdoor Channel promoted Jason F. Brist to senior vice president of advertising sales for the central region.
AudienceScience hired Justin Goldman as account manager for its New York client services team. Goldman comes to AudienceScience from Adzoomi, where he most recently worked as sales associate and managed its viral video platform.
Stephanie Yang joined AKQA as PR and marketing director. Most recently, Yang was PR director at Betawave.
G2 promoted Michael Dennelly to group director, digital strategy. Previously, Dennelly served as a lead strategic planner for the Relationship Marketing practice of G2 USA.