Edward Kozelek has been named regional vp government affairs for the Midwest region at Time Warner Cable. He was executive vp at the Ohio Cable Telecommunications Assn. … HIT Entertainment has appointed Dana Laufer to vp promotions. Laufer was senior director of new business development and strategic partnerships at IFP.
MusicNet has expanded its board of directors with Fred Dressler and Paul Vidich. Dressler was named executive vp programming at Time Warner Cable in 2001. Vidich served as a special adviser to AOL. Also at MusicNet, Ted Casey has been hired as senior vp business development and partner relations. He headed mobile music at Verizon Wireless. … Matt Shay has been named vp A&R/marketing at RCA Music Group. Shay was vp marketing/A&R at J/Arista.
Paige Price has been elected first vp of the Council of Actors Equity Assn. She served as vice chair of the Eastern Regional Board for 2005-06. … The Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco added John Connolly, national president of AFTRA, and Vivek Paul, a partner at Texas Pacific Group, to the Economic Advisory Council for three-year terms. … Blink Digital has hired Jeffrey Eagle as executive producer of original programming, Allie Rosenzweig as producer of original programming and Dan Post as art director. Eagle was creative director at Herzog-Cowen Entertainment. Rosenzweig was director of DVD content and programming at Sony Pictures Studios. Post was an art director at New Wave Entertainment, Deluxe and B1 Media. … Devastudios has named Matt Hartle 3-D motion graphics director. He was the 3-D department head of the A/V division of ad agency BLT. … Blake McCormick has joined Ascent Media Creative Services Group as chief operating officer for television services. McCormick served for four years as vp television postproduction at Warner Bros. … Brenda Camberos has been named associate director of media relations at BMI. Camberos was an entertainment reporter at La Opinion.
Bravo has promoted Frances Berwick to executive vp programming and production, Andrew Cohen to senior vp programming and production, David Serwatka to vp programming and production and David O'Connell to vp production. Berwick was senior vp programming and production. Cohen was vp programming and production. Serwatka was director of programming and production. O'Connell was director of production. … Scripps Networks has promoted Marianne Whittemore to vp event marketing and Charlotte Coffer to manager of event marketing. … Oxygen has expanded its affiliate sales division: Carla Lewis-Long has joined as vp affiliate sales, Ellie Reese has been upped to vp interactive media distribution, and Tricia Hulse has been promoted to vp national accounts. Lewis-Long was regional vp affiliate sales at AmericanLife TV Network. Reese was director of national accounts. Hulse was director of national accounts. … Robert Adelman has been promoted to vp affiliate sales, central region, at Fox Cable Networks. Adelman was director of affiliate sales, south region, based in Atlanta. … Zack Hernandez has joined Sony Pictures Television as division manager, Western region. Hernandez was an account manager at NBC's KNSD-TV in San Diego. … Disney-ABC Television Group has appointed Inez Ho director of communications, Asia Pacific. She joined Disney from Turner Broadcasting System, where she headed public relations for CNN.
Compiled by Sarah Carrillo