Mary Engelbreit's Home Companion, a home decorating, creativity, and craft magazine, has appointed JOHN A. PAGLIARO as publisher. Most recently, Pagliaro was publisher of Old House Journal and has held advertising sales and publishing management positions at Popular Mechanics, Bob Vila's American Home, and Good Housekeeping.
JOANNE EVANS has joined MediaMixNet as executive vice president, business development, from senior vice president, director of strategic planning at Kelly, Scott, and Madison.
Barry Group Inc. announced that EDWARD S. EPSTEIN has joined the company as senior account supervisor. Epstein will oversee client services and direct strategic development. Prior to joining Barry Group, he served as senior account supervisor for Sendtec Marketing Inc.
GHERI ARNOLD (pictured) and DAVID FALCONE have been promoted to vice presidents/creative directors of marketing for Discovery Networks, U.S. Arnoldwilloversee creative marketing direction for Animal Planet, Discovery Health Channel, and FitTV, and Falcone will oversee creative marketing direction for the Travel Channel, The Science Channel, Military Channel, and Discovery On Demand. Arnold most recently served as creative director for Discovery Health Channel and FitTV where she successfully positioned Discovery Health Channel as a top network in the Discovery Communications brand family. Falcone previously served as creative director for Discovery’s emerging networks, and oversaw the development and implementation …
Modernista! has named THOM DONAHUE as senior studio designer. He will work on a variety of the agency’s clients including General Motor’s Hummer account. Prior to joining the agency, Donahue spent four years with Clarke Goward, Boston, most recently as studio manager.
SFGT, Philadelphia, has hired JENNY PAYNE as account executive on Sunoco. Previously, Payne held the same title at Dudnyk Advertising, where she worked on BASF, and before that, at Tierney Communications, where she worked on Sunoco and Cytec chemicals.
Forbes.com has added ALBERT BOZZO as director of video programming. Bozzo will be responsible for overseeing the company's burgeoning video capabilities. Most recently he was deputy managing editor at TheStreet.com. Prior to TheStreet.com, he was managing editor, Europe, for Bloomberg TV, responsible for global newsgathering at the multi-lingual, TV broadcaster.
EILEEN BENWITT has joined Horizon Media as senior vice president, director of human resources. Benwitt will lead the human resources department in developing and implementing initiatives that will enhance the needs of Horizon’s employee base. She will also be a member of the Horizon Operating Committee. Benwitt comes to Horizon from MPG, New York, where she was executive vice president, human resources. Prior to MPG, she spent 12 years at Porter Novelli.
Falk has hired SAMANTHA GASKE, former account director at MyPoints, as West Coast account director to head its new Los Angeles office.
Ryan Partnership has added LISSA SEEBERGER as vice president of Ryan Consumer Insights. Prior to joining Ryan, Seeberger was senior vice president, group director at Wunderman in New York, working on Microsoft.