April 29, 2014
Jeannine Shao Collins has been named publisher at More magazine, taking over for the departed Alison Adler Matz. Collins had been chief innovation officer at Meredith 360. Michael Brownstein, chief revenue officer at Meredith, will assume Collins’ former duties.
Retail and shopper marketing agency The Integer Group has named Nick Hoadley senior vice president and director of insight and strategy, based in the company’s Dallas office. Hoadley is a former president at G2 Promotional Marketing.
Health and wellness agency McCann HumanCare has brought in Auge Reichenberg, naming her executive vice president and executive creative director. Reichenberg was most recently executive creative director at Rosetta Digital Marketing.
Erik Hauser has been named senior vice president of global brand strategy at dio, an experiential marketing agency. Hauser previously ran his own consultancy, epicenteRx.
Discovery Communications has promoted Victoria Lowell, naming her executive vice president of marketing for TLC and Animal Planet. Lowell had been senior vice president of marketing for Animal Planet and Science Channel.
Fusion has brought in “The Daily Show” correspondent Al Madrigal to host an hour-long primetime special, focusing on the growing power of the Hispanic community. Fusion correspondent Romina Puga will also appear on the special, to air sometime in the fall.
Actor Jake Weber has joined AMC’s “Hell on Wheels,” playing a former military doctor in the drama’s fourth season. Weber most recently appeared on “The Following,” and before that he appeared in “Medium.”
Showtime has added comedian and actress Sarah Silverman to the cast of its drama “Masters of Sex” in a recurring role as a former lover of Annaleigh Ashford’s character. Silverman also has a recurring voice role on Fox’s “Bob’s Burgers.”
Cumulus Media has promoted Jeff Brown to senior vice president of Cumulus Corporate, effective immediately. Brown was previously vice president and market manager for the company’s Atlanta radio stations.
Yangaroo, a digital media management company, has brought in Michael Liebman as director of advertising technical operations, based in New York. Liebman was most recently senior engineer at Fox News Channel.
Dick Clark Productions has named Mark Bracco executive vice president of programming and development, a newly created position at the company. Bracco joins from ABC, where he was vice president of alternative series.
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