ReelzChannel, a new network all about movies, has named IAN VALENTINE as senior vice president, MICHELLE HOLT as vice president production; and PAUL HADDAD was tapped as director of development & acquisitions.
Scripps Emerging Networks Group has named three new directors to its DIY and FINE LIVING Networks. Joining Fine Living is MARK FREEMAN as director of programming and GREG STROUD as creative director. DIY Network has named MICHAEL WINTER as director of programming.
ERIC LIVINGSTON has joined Avenue A | Razorfish as creative director. Livingston will oversee creative development of key accounts in the Central region. Most recently, Livingston was vice president - digital creative director for Young & Rubicam Brands/Wunderman in Dearborn, Mich.
GREGORY G. COLEMAN, executive vice president, global advertising sales at Yahoo! and JOHN Q. GRIFFIN, vice president of the National Geographic Society and Magazine Group president have been named to Guideposts' board of trustees.
Hill Holliday has named NANCY HARHUT and MARK MYLAN as managing directors of the agency's Relationship Marketing division in Boston, which includes both direct marketing and database & analytics. Harhut has been with the agency for more than two years, serving as executive creative director for the agency's direct marketing group. Mylan has worked at Hill Holliday for almost seven years, serving as director of client service for direct marketing and strategy.
MEREDITH STARK has been named vice president and executive producer, CNBC.com. She joins CNBC from Gartner, where she served as group vice president, product platforms, responsible for all digital platforms delivering Gartner research.
RICHARD JOHNSON has been named director of west coast sales at WeatherBug. Johnson will manage the western region's online advertising sales and marketing operations. Prior to joining WeatherBug, Johnson was regional sales director at ValueClick Media where he managed the Midwest and key strategic agencies and client accounts on the west coast.
LAURA BEATTY has joined HELIO as director, online marketing. Most recently, Beatty was a marketing strategist for Sapient.
DENISE WANDERLINGH has been named director of creative marketing for Better Homes and Gardens magazine. Most recently, she served as creative services director at Lucky magazine.
ZenithOptimedia appointed ANTONY YOUNG president of Optimedia US. Young, previously CEO of ZenithOptimedia UK Group, succeeds MIKE DREXLER, who is retiring. Young will transfer from London to New York and will be replaced by GERRY BOYLE, previously managing director of ZenithOptimedia UK Group.