April 1, 2014
TBS has added Richard Dreyfuss to its comedy pilot “Your Family Or Mine,” according to Deadline, based on an Israeli series. Dreyfuss’s most recent TV roles were on “Weeds” and “Parenthood.” This will be his first regular role since 2002’s “The Education of Max Bickford.”
Actress Diane Farr will guest on the sixth season of USA’s “Royal Pains,” playing a private investigator. Farr has previously appeared in a number of shows, including “Modern Family,” “The Secret Life of the American Teenager,” “Private Practice” and “The Mentalist.”
Lowe Campbell Ewald has made two additions in its New York office, naming Melissa Goliczewski senior copywriter and Erica Turner senior art director. Both were previously at the agency Publicis Kaplan Thaler.
Experian Marketing Services has named Jay Stocki vice president of digital services, working out of Schaumburg, Ill. Stocki had been vice president of business development at Bering Media.
Display advertising company Metromedia Technologies has named Ed Altieri Eastern regional sales manager, reporting to senior vice president and chief revenue officer Lisa Theriot-Santiago. Altieri also worked for the company from 2001 to 2007, but was most recently at City Outdoor.
Yahoo has made a handful of moves, including hiring Josh Wolk as executive editor for Yahoo Entertainment and Paula Froelich as editor in chief for Yahoo Travel. Wolk joins from Vulture, Froelich from The New York Post. Yahoo has also promoted Sarah McColl, naming her editor in chief of Yahoo Food. She had been managing editor.
Ben Kneen has been named director of client success at Yieldex, a digital publishing technology company. Kneen was most recently senior manager of product management at PayPal.
Journal Broadcast Group, which owns 35 radio stations and 13 TV stations, has named Brian McHale vice president chief technology officer. McHale joins from Fisher Communications, where he was vice president of technology.
Telemundo has brought in Raul Gonzalez to develop and host a new variety show, as well as contribute to other series and specials. Gonzalez, who will also host the network’s upcoming Billboard Latin Music Awards, was previously co-host of Univision’s “Despierta America.”
Food & Wine magazine has promoted two, moving Alex Vallis to digital director and James Maikowski to art director. Vallis had been digital features editor, while Maikowski was associate art director.
Scientific American has brought in Josh Fischman, naming him a senior editor. Fischman was previously deputy editor in chief at Chemical & Engineering News.
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