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American Express Publishing Promotes Sean Murphy

American Express Publishing has promoted Sean Murphy from director of content for custom media, to vice president, custom media. Murphy has been with AmEx Publishing since May of last year. Prior to joining the company, he ran a content strategy consulting agency that worked with such brands as American Airlines and Nivea.

“Sean’s 20-plus years of magazine and digital media experience coupled with his talent for leveraging content as a business marketing solution make him an unrivaled asset to the Custom Media team,” said Stacey Staaterman, AmEx Publishing’s vice president, corporate integrated marketing & sales. “I look forward to seeing the strides he makes within an increasingly significant division of the company.”

Murphy will report to Staaterman.

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KCRW Traffic Reporter Wrangles a Golden Pylon

Upon hearing that KCRW traffic reporter Kajon Cermak (pictured) was the recipient of a 2011 Golden Pylon Award from the MTA, station manager Jennifer Ferro tweeted a thought that FishbowlLA also had. Namely, is the statuette molded in the form of a miniaturized, golden pylon?

Alas, most likely due to budgetary reasons (and the fact that the annual Golden Pylons ceremony engenders a lot less “Who are you wearing?” queries), the keepsake is a translucent plaque with but the image of a cone. Which leaves FishbowlLA’s other question–what is Cermak’s own daily commute like?

KCRW’s Sarah Spitz tells FishbowlLA that Cermak travels daily to Santa Monica 89.9 FM HQ from Thousand Oaks. That’s a 44-mile return trip, either by way of the 101 & 405, the Sepulveda Pass or perhaps, occasionally, a strategically chosen canyon road together with the PCH.

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