• by July 19, 2000
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ROBERTA CAPLOE, the current Executive Editor of Seventeen magazine, has been promoted to Editor-In-Chief of Primedia's Youth Entertainment Group. Caploe will be responsible for re- defining and strengthening the editorial direction of Primedia's Youth Entertainment Group magazines which includes titles like: BB Magazine, BOP Magazine, 16 Magazine, 16 Superstars, Super Teen, Teen Beat, Teen Beat All-Stars, Teen Machine, entertainmenteen and Tiger Beat. She will also take a lead role in developing television properties for the Youth Entertainment Group, as well as for other Primedia Consumer Magazines. Prior to joining Seventeen, Caploe was the Managing Editor of Soap Opera Digest.



************************************************************* Correction: Last week's Jumps&Jobs incorrectly announced the promotion of Joseph Caruso. Mr. Caruso has been named to the post of Chief Executive Officer (not CFO) at MediaBrains.com. We sincerely apologize for the error. *************************************************************

ANDREW WILLIAMS, DAVID REDHILL, and JOHN MAUNEY are the new members of the worldwide marketing team at iXL, Inc. Williams, previously Director of Marketing for WJB Chiltern Group Plc., has been named Senior VP, Marketing. Redhill, previously Executive Director at Landor Associates, has been named VP of Brand Marketing. Mauney, who most recently served as Director of Marketing Communication at Bank of America, has been named VP of North America Field Marketing.

BERNADETTE LORDA, PETER BEREZNEY, SEAN MURPHY, BETH FRIEDMAN, PATRICK MAES, KRISTIN WILLIAMS will hold new positions at Phase2Media. Lorda has been named Director of Sponsorship Sales. She was Account Manager & Sales Training Specialist for Wired Magazine. Berezney, Murphy, and Maes have been named Account Managers, Phase2Media Branded Sites. Friedman, previous Account Manager for Opentable.com, has been appointed Account Manager, P2M Prodigy. Williams has been named Account Manager P2M Direct.

BPA International has named the following industry leaders to the board of Directors: MICHAEL F. WALSH, Director of Marketing and Business Development for Buchanan Ingersoll; PEGGY HITTNER, Senior VP at Carat Freeman; FERGUS F. O'DALY, JR., Managing Partner for Fergus O'Da

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