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Revolving Door Newsletter: 08.05.11

More Newsweek Turnovers; Facebook Loses a Zuckerberg

August 5, 2011
Len Fogge takes over as president of marketing for NBC Entertainment. He leaves Showtime to join his old boss Bob Greenbatt at the Peacock. "I enjoyed a close working relationship with Len during my seven years at Showtime, and I don't believe anyone deserves more credit than him for building the subscription base to record levels or re-branding the company as one of the leading forces in cable television," Greenblatt said in a statement. Meanwhile, Showtime promotes Frank Pintauro and Donald Buckley to replace Fogge. Adam Stotsky is out as marketing head at NBC...

The turnover continues at Newsweek with four staffers gone, including special editions editorial director Jack Livings, while three people join Tina Brown's joint... Bloomberg sends Norm Pearlstine to D.C. to oversee the media company's new Government vertical... The New York Times recalls James McKinley Jr. from his position as Houston bureau chief. Manny Fernandez replaces him...

Katie Couric recruits Bob Peterson, Matt Lombardi, Lori Beecher and Tony Maciulis from CBS News to join her at ABC News. As a warm-up, Couric went on The View... Craig Robinson joins NBC Universal as its chief diversity officer. He replaces Paula Madison, who retired in May...

Randi Zuckerberg says goodbye to her brother Mark's company after six years. She's launching a media company called RtoZ Media. She had been the company's head marketing person... Dave Arnold lands a gig at PR firm MWW Group. You know him from previous capers such as "spokesman for Anthony Weiner during 'Weinergate.'"... And there are changes at WWD, National Journal, and more...

August 5, 2011: Sharon Allen has been named senior vice president, program marketing and advertising at Showtime Networks. She had been vice president, program marketing and advertising there. (Broadcasting & Cable)

August 5, 2011: Donald Buckley has been named executive vice president, program marketing and digital services at Showtime Networks. He had been senior vice president, digital services there. (Broadcasting & Cable)

August 5, 2011: Frank Pintauro has been named executive creative director and general manager of Red Group at Showtime Networks. He had been senior vice president, executive creator director and general manager of Red Group there. (Broadcasting & Cable)

August 5, 2011: Len Fogge has been named president of marketing at NBC Entertainment. He had been executive vice president, creative marketing, research and digital media at Showtime Networks. (Broadcasting & Cable)

August 5, 2011: Holly Felder Etlin has been named president and chief financial officer at Borders. She had been senior vice president of restructuring there. (GalleyCat)

August 5, 2011: Maria Barrs has been named president and general manager at KXTV in Sacramento. She had been vice president and news director at KDFW in Dallas. (TVSpy)

August 5, 2011: Holly Jespersen has been named publicist at Meryl L. Moss Media Relations. She had been a freelancer at Abelow PR. (mb)

August 5, 2011: Cator Sparks has been named editor-in-chief at LookBooks.com. He had been a freelancer at FullFrontalFashion. (mb)

August 4, 2011: Alexandra Steigrad has been named accessories news editor and reporter at Women's Wear Daily. She had been financial reporter there. (mb)

August 4, 2011: Simone Press has been named production coordinator for talent recruitment at ABC News. She had been an assistant at CBS News. (mb)

August 4, 2011: Michelle Relerford has been named general assignment reporter and fill-in anchor at WMAQ in Chicago. She had been weekend anchor and reporter at WHDH in Boston. (TVSpy)

August 4, 2011: Jay Dixon has been named program director at WRKS-FM in New York. He had been program director at WALR-FM in Atlanta. (FishbowlNY)

August 4, 2011: Margot Sanger-Katz has been named health care correspondent at National Journal. She had been senior staff editor at Yale Alumni Magazine. (FishbowlDC)

August 4, 2011: Mike Bauman has been named chief operating officer at DDB Group Canada. He had been executive vice president, chief financial officer there. (AgencySpy)

August 3, 2011: Katherine Fernandez has been named associate copywriter at AKQA. She had been assistant account executive at Young & Rubicam. (mb)

August 3, 2011: Rowena Ritchie has been named West Coast fashion editor at EcoSalon. She had been a fashion writer there. (mb)

August 3, 2011: Nancy Cook has been named chief budget and tax writer at National Journal. She had been senior editor and writer at Fast Company. (mb)

August 3, 2011: Dave Weiss has been named deputy photo editor at People StyleWatch. He had been freelance photo editor at Allure. (mb)

August 3, 2011: John Korpics has been named vice president, creative director of print and digital media at ESPN The Magazine. He had been creative director at Fortune. (FishbowlNY)

August 2, 2011: Eleanor Hong has been named senior manager, content integration at ESPN3. She had been audience growth manager and SEO editor at ABCNews.com. (mb)



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