August 1, 2016
Grey has promoted Jason Kahner to global managing director, in charge of the agency’s GlaxoSmithKline business. Kahn had been partner and regional lead for the Americas.
Dallas agency greenlight has promoted Olivia Cole to chief operating officer, reporting to chief executive Erik Herskind. Cole had been client services director.
Michael Giordano has been promoted at 20th Century Fox Television, rising to senior vice president of business affairs. Giordano had been vice president.
The Network Advertising Initiative has made two promotions, naming Jurgen Van Staden vice president of policy and technology and Anthony Matyjaszewski vice president of compliance and member development. Van Staden had been counsel and director of policy, while Matyjaszewski was counsel and director of compliance.
Anne Hathaway, Mia Farrow, Peter Bogdanovich and Peter Fonda are all set to guest on IFC’s “Documentary Now!” during its second season, which premiers on Sept. 14. They will appear in a two-part episode titled “Mr. Runner Up: My Life as an Oscar Bridesmaid.”
Sports journalist Skip Bayless has joined Fox Sports, where he will host a new sports talk show on Fox Sports 1. The longtime ESPN personality will premiere his new show on Sept. 6.
Maya Rudolph has joined Fox’s “Brooklyn Nine-Nine” for its upcoming season, playing a U.S. Marshall in a guest-starring role. Rudolph currently appears on NBC’s “Maya & Marty.”
NBC has added Jon Huertas to the cast of its upcoming dramedy “This Is Us,” which stars Mandy Moore, Milo Ventimiglia and Sterling K. Brown. Huertas most recently appeared on ABC’s “Castle.”
Actress Adrianne Palicki has joined Fox’s upcoming sci-fi comedy starring Seth MacFarlane, which is set 300 years in the future. Palicki most recently appeared on “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.”
Esquire magazine has made a pair of additions, naming Kevin Sintumuang culture and lifestyle director and Jeff Gordinier food and drinks editor. Sintumuang joins from The Wall Street Journal, Gordinier from The New York Times.
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- Arun Kumar becomes chief data and marketing tech officer at IPG
- Jenny Campbell rises to managing director at 72andSunny
- Adam Crandall becomes director of strategy at mono
- Mark Wildman rises to EVP of partnerships at Westwood One
- Kevin Craig rises to SVP of newspaper relations at AMG/Parade
- Bill Corvalan becomes VP of West Coast partnerships at AllOver Media
- Richard Just becomes editor at The Washington Post Magazine
- Gemma Lawson rises to VP and design director at Nickelodeon
- Ashley Judd joins Epix' 'Berlin Station'
- Former NBC ad sales executive Robert Blackmore dies at age 90
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