July 21, 2014
SiriusXM has signed Randi Zuckerberg–the sister of Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and a former employee of the social networking site–to host a weekly hour-long radio show on its business radio station. The new show will focus on lifestyle and technology.
InterMedia Advertising has promoted Grant Rosenquist to senior vice president of media insight and planning director, a newly created position. Rosenquist had been vice president of analytics and insight.
TLC has named Tom King vice president of creative and marketing, based in the network’s office in Silver Spring, Maryland. King joins from Science Channel, where he was senior creative director.
CBS Corp. and Lionsgate have named Debra Wichser chief financial officer at the cable network TVGN, reporting to network president of business operations David Wisnia. Wichser was most recently vice president of corporate development at CBS Corp.
Actress Bernadette Peters has landed a guest-starring role on Bravo’s upcoming scripted series “Girlfriends’ Guide to Divorce,” playing the mother of Janeane Garofalo’s character. Peters most recently appeared on NBC’s “Smash.”
Marie Claire magazine has brought in Janet Mock as a contributing editor, working with both the print and online editions. Mock is a former staff editor at People.com, and she also wrote the book “Redefining Realness: My Path to Womanhood, Identity, Love & So Much More.”
Actress Susan Sarandon will guest edit an issue of Time Out New York magazine, working on the Aug. 13 edition. Sarandon and the title’s editorial team will pick a theme for the issue later this week.
Marcus Samuelsson has joined Travel + Leisure magazine as a food and culture contributor, effective immediately. Samuelsson is an award-winning chef who won episodes of the TV shows “Top Chef Masters” and “Chopped All Stars.”
GQ has brought in Bobby Graham, naming him advertising director for international fashion. Graham was previously advertising director at InStyle, and he’s also previously worked at Glamour, Details, Wired and Lucky.
The Huffington Post has named Katie Nelson national editor, beginning on Aug. 6. Nelson is a former deputy managing editor for digital at The New York Daily News.
NBC’s ‘Tonight Show’ takes premiere week
‘Best Time Ever,’ bit of exaggeration
A night of declines for broadcast
Early takeaways from the TV season
Fact, is, people still trust advertising
‘Dr. Ken,’ a malady with no known cure
Catch the next big wave: Hispanic media
Rachel, I said awful things to a client
Weekend TV: A slew of premieres
Josh Tyrangiel exiting Businessweek
TiVo’s new DVR skips whole ad breaks
Google: We’re guaranteeing viewability
‘Empire’ week two: Down but still strong
- Kelli Robertson becomes managing director of planning at R/GA
- Dave Monk becomes ECD at Publicis London
- Tom Hamling and Tim Eger rise to group creative directors at GSD&M
- John Partilla becomes CEO at Screenvision
- Julian Zilberbrand becomes EVP of audience science at Viacom
- Jennifer Sarlin becomes SVP of marketing at TLC
- John Duff becomes director of business development at beIN SPORTS
- Shelley Zimmerman becomes head of scripted series at AwesomenessTV
This week’s broadcast ratings
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This week’s top movies, songs and books
This week’s daypart ratings
This month’s new media traffic data
This week’s younger viewer ratings
Digital media planner opening in Seattle
Paid social media planner wanted in McLean, Virginia
Assistant OOH strategist position in New York
Media planner wanted in Philadelphia
Media buyer coordinator opening in New Haven