December 17, 2012
Twentieth Century Fox Television has promoted Casey Kyber to senior vice president of research, in charge of ratings analysis and focus group testing for new and returning shows. Kyber joined the company in 2000 as a research and marketing manager.
MediaVest has named Jonathan Bokor senior vice president and director of advanced media, working out of the agency’s New York office. Bokor joins from Canoe Ventures, where he was general manager of interactive TV solutions.
Santa Monica, Calif., agency RPA has named Jenny Kim group media director, working with the agency’s Honda account. Kim had been associate director of strategy at OMD in Los Angeles.
Branding agency The Brand Union has brought in Dyfed “Fred” Richards, naming him worldwide creative director for consumer branding. Richards will report to worldwide chief executive Simon Bolton.
YES Network has named Jamie Brokowsky controller, reporting to senior vice president of finance Patrick Cavanaugh. Brokowsky was previously vice president of media at SourceMedia.
Filmmaker Martin Scorsese has signed on with HBO to direct and produce a documentary on former president Bill Clinton, although no air date has been set. Steve Bing will also serve as a producer on the project.
Town & Country magazine has named Matthew Talomie associate publisher, reporting to the magazine’s publisher, Jennifer Levene Bruno. Talomie most recently held a similar position at Elle Décor.
Coastal Living magazine has a new design director, naming Victor Maze to the position. Maze joins from Parenting magazine, where he was art director.
Nic Merenda has been named vice president of sales at Clear Channel, based in the company’s San Antonio office. Merenda was most recently general sales manager at Entercom Communications.
NBCUniversal has named Adam Rockmore vice president of marketing at Fandango, putting him in charge of the web site’s marketing group. Rockmore was previously senior vice president of marketing at ABC Daytime and SOAPnet.
Digital media company RGM Group has made two hires, naming Tony Franklin executive vice president of sales and Yasmeen Coning vice president of marketing. Franklin joins from Undertone, Coning from Demand Media.
Alan Darling has been named senior vice president of business development at Ad-ID, which runs a system for tracking advertising assets across broadcast, print and digital. Darling was previously part of both the American National Standards Institute Committee for Graphic Arts Technology Standards and the International Organization for Standardization.
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