Hitched, Hatched, Hired

Marc Stanes

Inside the industry's celebrations and news.

WEDDING: UTA agent David Kirsch married Julia Gill, area sales director at medical-implant company Paradigm Spine, on April 30 at London's Westminster Cathedral in front of 100 guests. The pair will honeymoon in Princeville, Kauai.


Marianne Fleschman Price, media relations director at ABC Daytime and SoapNet, and husband Jeffrey Price welcomed a daughter, Hailey Sutton Price, on May 8 at Cedars-Sinai in Los Angeles. 

Marion Cotillard and French actor-director Guillaume Canet welcomed a baby boy, Marcel, on May 19 in Paris.


Tal Rabinowitz replaced Jeff Ingold as executive vp comedy programming at NBC on May 20.

20th Century Fox tapped Ira Rubenstein as executive vp digital marketing May 19.

Univision Communications upped Kevin Cuddihy to president of Univision Television Group on May 20.

Cooper Jackson was promoted to senior vp business affairs at Sony Pictures Home Entertainment on May 19.

Chris Licht joined CBS News as vp programming May 19. 

Legendary Entertainment made Joel Chiodi executive vp branding and social marketing May 23.

CNN promoted political director Sam Feist to Washington bureau chief May 17.

David Rone was named president of Time Warner Cable Sports on May 23.

A&E Networks promoted Elaine Frontain Bryant to svp non-fiction and alternative programming May 23.

AMC appointed Marc Krok as senior vp AMC TV ad sales May 18.


Pioneering TV newsman Joseph Wershba, who worked on CBS' See It Now, died May 14 of pneumonia on Long Island, N.Y. He was 90.

Oscar-winning "You Light Up My Life" songwriter Joseph Brooks, 73, was found dead May 22, an apparent suicide.

Former pro wrestler Randy "Macho Man" Savage, 58, died May 20 of a heart attack while driving in Tampa, Fla.