September 18, 2014
Politico has promoted Susan Glasser to editor, up from her pervious position as editor of the site’s print magazine. Before she became founding editor of Politico magazine, Glasser was editor in chief at Foreign Policy.
Starcom MediaVest Group has named Sue Frogley global commercial director, a new position at the agency. Frogley joins from Dentsu Aegis Media, where she was president of commercial operations.
Bev Yehuda has been named senior vice president of operations and digital media at D S Simon, a digital, social and strategic video agency. Yehuda was previously vice president of web engagement at PR Newswire.
Kristin Hambelton has been named chief marketing officer at Evariant, a healthcare marketing company. Hambelton was previously vice president of marketing at Adobe.
Spin Media has made two cuts as a part of a new cost-cutting effort, letting go Spin.com editor in chief Craig Marks and executive vice president and chief revenue officer Tom Morrissy, according to The New York Post. Marks had been with the company for three months, Morrissy for five.
Broadcast TV trade group TVB has named Brian Allers vice president of the local division, where he will help stations generate new business. Allers has previously held positions at Meredith and Scripps.
Former “Saturday Night Live” cast member Darrell Hammond has been named announcer for the NBC show, replacing the late Don Pardo. Hammond was on “SNL” from 1995 to 2009, the longest run of any performer in the show’s history.
Actor James D’Arcy has joined the cast of ABC’s upcoming comic book drama “Agent Carter,” playing a butler. D’Arcy previously appeared on the series “Those Who Kill.”
The upcoming golf-themed cable network Back9Network has made a number of additions, bringing in Shane Bacon, Erica Bachelor, Matty Blake, Caite Upton, Jeff Rude, John Maginnes and Will Christien as on-air personalities. The network officially launches on Sept. 29.
Actress Aubrey Plaza has joined the cast of Lifetime’s upcoming movie “Grumpy Cat’s Worst Christmas Ever,” voicing the title character. Plaza also appears in NBC’s “Parks and Recreation.”
Bus ads for ‘Red Band Society’ get the heave-ho
‘The Biggest Loser’ sinks to a new low
Big crowd for Ken Burns’ ‘The Roosevelts’
For NBC, another winning season
Philly: Strong start for Eagles lifts TV
‘Forever,’ actually, probably not
Rachel, I did something in the past I regret
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Cable overnights: ‘For Better’ hits one-year high
FX renews ‘Tyrant’ for season two
Goodbye TV Guide Network. Hello Pop.
Study: Only 40 percent trust the media
- Sue Frogley becomes global commercial director at SMG
- Bev Yehuda becomes SVP of operations at D S Simon
- Kristin Hambelton becomes CMO at Evariant
- Craig Marks and Tom Morrissy out at Spin Media
- Brian Allers becomes VP of the local division at TVB
- Seven join the talent lineup at Back9Network
- Darrell Hammond becomes announcer on NBC's 'SNL'
- Aubrey Plaza joins Lifetime's 'Grumpy Cat's Worst Christmas Ever'
- James D’Arcy joins the cast of ABC's 'Agent Carter'
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