• by July 11, 2001
Every week, 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 ============================================================= HEADLINERS THIS WEEK:

JEFF HIRSCH, former VP of ValueClick, accepted an executive position with Fastclick.

BABS LOVERN, a Media Buyer/Planner, recently left Cook Marketing Communications after 21 years to start her own freelance business, "Big A Buying Services."

DAN ADAMS has been appointed vice president of sales and marketing for the Quad-City Times and its associated publications. Adams has been with Lee Enterprises since 1988.

JACQUELINE NOEL has been named to the newly created position of Director, Sales and Marketing, for Arbitron Outdoor. Noel joined Arbitron as an Advertiser/Agency account manager in February of 1998.



MICHAEL S. RAYMOND was promoted to Media Director at Marketing Magic, Inc., Hollywood, Florida. He has been the Senior Media Planner/Buyer since January, 1999.

SEAN DUNN joined Mindwave, an integrated marketing agency, as Client Services Manager. He was last at PiperStudios.

PAUL BENJOU has been appointed director of client services at Mediaplex Inc. He's worked at such agencies as Young and Rubicam, Ketchum MacLeod & Grove, and Draft Worldwide.

SOFIA ESCAMILLA has been promoted from media buying supervisor to associate media director at La Agenica de Orci & Asociados.

ANDREW GOWERS, head of the German edition of the Financial Times, has been named editor of the leading British business newspaper.

JAMES N. DIMONEKAS has been promoted from Associate Publisher, to Vice President, Publisher of Playboy Magazine.

TIMOTHY M. CONNOLLY as President and CEO of Mediance Research. Connolly had been the Executive Vice President and General Manager of the Minnesota Vikings.

CHRIS EARLY, longtime Mplayer Entertainment Network exec, has taken on the roles of President and COO at Mplayer's parent company, GameSpy Industries.

MARCELO CACCIOLA has been named Senior Manager, International Business Development for The Weather Channel. Cacciola comes from Real Media Inc. where he was Managing Director of the Latin America division.

JOHN L. DOTSON JR., former president and publisher of the Akron Beacon Journal and a former senior editor/news editor of Newsweek, has been elected a director of The Washington Post Company.

J. KEITH MOYER, publisher of The Fresno (Calif.) Bee, was named publisher of the Minneapolis Star Tribune.

BOB KIMBALL has been promoted to Vice President, Legal and Business Affairs at RealNetworks, Inc. He joined RealNetworks in March 1999 as Associate General Counsel.

WILLIAM BALLA has been added to Global Interactive Direct management team as Vice President of Investor Relations. Balla joins the company after returning from Ireland, where he was Managing Director of Byerley Technologies Plc (Ireland).

JIM SCHIEKOFER has been named Group Publisher for The Family Handyman and American Woodworker. He was formerly with Gear magazine as associate publisher.

MICHELLE MYERS has been named associate publisher of Allure magazine. She was last at Shape as vice president and associate publisher.

PETER GLOVIN has been named vice president of marketing at Jungle Interactive Media. He most recently served as U.S. News & World Report and Fast Company's director of education marketing.

SARAH MURPHY has been named publisher of Beauty Biz magazine after being with Talk magazine since 1999.

MITCHELL CHUN has been named senior vice president of business development for the Fox Cable Networks Group. He had been vice president of satellite distribution and business development for News Corporation.

PRINCELL HAIR has been named news director for the Viacom Television Stations Group. He had been the news director at WBAL-TV in Baltimore.

BONNIE JOHNSON has been promoted from vice president and chief of staff to executive vice president of media products and services for video-on-demand programming company Intertainer.

TOM FIEDLER has been named editor of the Miami Herald. He had been editorial page editor.

DAVID ANDELMAN has been upped to business editor at the New York Daily News. He's been deputy business editor since January.

The Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) has elected a new Board of Directors. They are: - JOHN BARBERA - President, Sales & Marketing - iVillage - JOHN BOHAN - President, CEO - L90 - SHELBY BONNIE - Chairman & CEO - CNET Networks, Inc. - RICK BOYCE - President - Snowball.com - SUSAN BRATTON - SVP, Sales & Marketing, Excite@Home - GREG COLEMAN - EVP, North American Operations - Yahoo! - PAUL DE BENEDICTIS - COO - AOL Interactive Marketing - JASON DEVITT - CEO & Co-Founder - Vindigo, Inc - BILL FURLONG - President, CEO & Co-Founder - B2Bworks - RICHY GLASSBERG - Chairman & CEO, Founder - Phase2Media - MARK GOLDSTON - CEO - NetZero, Inc. - RICH GOTHAM - VP, U.S. Sales - TerraLycos - WENDA HARRIS MILLARD - President - Ziff Davis Internet - RANDY KILGORE - Exec. Dir. Marketing & Sales - WSJ Online - SCOTT KURNIT - Chairman & CEO - About, Inc. - RICH LEFURGY - General Partner - WaldenVC - JEFFREY MAHL - Pres. Media Sales Group - TV Guide Intl - MARK MARIANI - President Sales & Marketing - SportsLine.com - SCOT MCLERNON - EVP, Sales - CBS MarketWatch.com - TED MEISEL - President & CEO - GoTo - DAVID MOORE - CEO - 24/7 Media, Inc. - SHELLY MORRISON - VP Media Distribution Sales, RealNetworks - MARTIN NISENHOLZ - President & CEO - New York Times Digital - THOMAS ROTHFELS - EVP, Worldwide Media Sales - Engage - BARRY SALZMAN - President, Global Media - DoubleClick, Inc. - JED SAVAGE - National Director of Sales - MSN - JAMES SPANFELLER - President & CEO - Forbes.com - EVAN STERNSCHEIN - Executive VP, Sales - iWon Inc. - GREG STUART - CEO & President - DeltaClick, Inc. - STEVE WADSWORTH - President - Walt Disney Internet Group - ROBIN WEBSTER - President & CEO - IAB

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