March 17, 2013
Christopher Meloni has joined the cast of an upcoming comedy pilot at Fox, based on the Justin Halpern book “I Suck at Girls.” The longtime “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit” actor most recently appeared on “True Blood.”
Univision has named John Kelly executive vice president of digital sales, working with executive vice president of advertising and sales Steve Mandala. Kelly was previously a sales executive at NBCUniversal.
Actor Dallas Roberts has joined the cast of CBS’s “Unforgettable,” playing an NYPD detective in the show’s upcoming second season. Roberts most recently had recurring roles on “The Good Wife” and “The Walking Dead.”
Cosmopolitan magazine has a new fashion director, naming Aya Kanai to the position. Kanai was most recently head stylist at Shopbop.com.
Bobby Ghosh has been named editor at Time International, taking over for the outgoing Jim Frederick. Ghosh was previously deputy international editor.
Fairchild Fashion Media has promoted Melissa Brecher, naming her chief marketing officer. Brecher had been vice president of marketing and communications.
The Guardian has made a pair of U.S. hires, naming Jason Kleinman vice president of brand partnerships and Cecilia Dobbs vice president of product. Kleinman joins from The New York Times, Dobbs from Fox News.
Joshua Sebold has been named a reporter covering law firms and the legal industry at the San Francisco Daily Journal, a daily legal newspaper. Sebold was previously editor and staff writer at Emlen Media.
Hulu has named Andy Forssell acting chief executive officer, replacing the departing Jason Kilar. Forssell’s most recent position at the company was senior vice president of content.
Tamra Lichtman has been named chief marketing officer at TuneCore, an online music distributor. Lichtman has previously held positions at BuySaveGive, Shutterstock and Webloyalty.com.
Former NFL quarterbacks Donovan McNabb and Mark Malone are teaming up to host “Under Center with McNabb & Malone” at NBC Sports Radio, with the new show premiering on April 1. The new show will air on the 3-7 p.m. timeslot.
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Fox wins night but part one of ‘Idol’ finale fades
- Chris Newport and Soyoung Kim join Billups Worldwide
- Melanie Hughes becomes EVP of human resources at Tribune
- Ben Widdicombe becomes contributing editor at The New York Observer
- Jennifer Lopez becomes CCO at NUVOtv
- Jason Shafton becomes VP of brand marketing at Comedy Central
- Clifford S. Harris rises to SVP of law and programming at Cablevision
- Steve Sinicropi becomes VP and market manager at Entercom
- Bob Pares becomes EVP of sales development at NewMediaMetrics
- Matthew Zeitlin becomes economics and finance reporter at BuzzFeed
- Nick Cannon leaving his syndicated radio show
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