Headliners this week:
CHUCK BOTELER, former Advertising Director of the MDDC Press Service and MDDC Ad Placement Service, has launched NEWSPAPER CONNECTION, a media planning, buying, negotiation and placement service for newspaper advertising regionally and nationally.
KAREN VARHLEY and ERIC ZILLING have new positions at Impower, an eMarketing services company. Varhley, formerly one of AT&T's Sr. e-business executives, has been named President. Former president, Zilling, part of the founding management team, has been named Chief Vision Officer.
RYAN J. CHAMBERLAIN has joined Taylor Nelson Sofres' Competitive Media Reporting in Chicago as an Account Executive, Midwest Region Agency Group. Prior to joining CMR, Ryan held the position as Broadcast Account Team Supervisor with DG Systems.
BRUCE MARKS has been named Sr. VP of Sales and Marketing at Recourse Communications Inc. Marks was most recently the Sr. VP of Sales and Marketing for Interactive Information Service.
LES HARBER, former Sales Manager for Adelphia Cable in the Miami Market, has been named General Sales Manager for WIOD and WINZ at Clear Channel Communications.
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RAY HEACOX has been named President at MediaOcean, a collaborative commerce technology provider for the media industry. Most recently, Heacox served as President and General Manager of KNBC-TV in Los Angeles.
JUDY CARLOUGH, VP/Agency & Affiliate Relations for Internet start-up broadcastspots.com, has left the company to become a free agent.
JOEL HOCHBERG has joined Adfusion's Board of Advisors. Hochberg currently leads AdHoch consulting, a marketing consulting firm based in Los Angeles.
PATTY MILLER, Sr. Director of Marketing, Advertising and Creative Services for Comcast Cable Communications, Inc., has been promoted to VP of Advertising and Brand Marketing.
RICHARD HERBST has been appointed Sales and Marketing Representative for In Flight USA, a national aviation news monthly. Herbst joins In Flight USA from ATIS Notes Corp. where he s