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Roll Call: The FCC, Disney/ABC, MSLGroup, and More

President Obama has nominated two former Federal Communications Commission staffers to serve as commissioners: Jessica Rosenworcel and Ajit Pai. The nominees, a Democrat and Republican respectively, were chosen to represent both parties and speed along confirmation. [via Adweek]

Mirian Arias has been named VP of daytime communications at Disney/ABC Television Group. She was previously the VP of comms for NBCUniversal’s iVillage.

Mike Russell has joined MSLGroup Americas as SVP of sales and business development, a new position. He’ll be reporting to Americas president Jim Tsokanos and is charged with winning U.S.-based global and national accounts. He was previously MD of Meredith Integrated Marketing, a division of Meredith Corporation.

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Roll Call: CNN, Disney/ABC, Porter Novelli, and More

Former Senator and U.S. ambassador Carol Moseley Braun

Former TVNewser editor Steve Krakauer has been promoted to CNN‘s senior digital producer in the U.S., a new position. He was previously digital producer for Piers Morgan Tonight. In this new role, he’ll lead social media activity across the network in an effort to attract and engage audiences. [via TVNewser]

Mirian Arias has been named VP of daytime communications at Disney/ABC Television Group, responsible for outreach on behalf of ABC Daytime, SOAPnet, and ABC Media Productions. She’ll handle the corporate and consumer PR matters, marketing, affiliate, and talent publicity.

Michael Goldberg has joined Porter Novelli as CMO and senior partner. Goldberg was most recently EVP and CMO of Zimmerman Advertising, another Omnicom firm, in Florida. He’ll be making the move to New York and start his new job in the beginning of 2012. PN has lost some business (including Gillette) and high-level staff of late, but says it has made gains in healthcare and food and beverage. [via Ad Age]

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iVillage Names Syfy Exec. Mirian Arias VP of Communications

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Mirian Arias has made a move within the NBC Universal family, jumping Syfy, formerly Sci Fi Channel to iVillage as vice president of communications.

At iVillage, she will lead external and internal communications, overseeing press outreach, media-relations strategy, and employee communications and reporting to executive VP Jodi Kahn and Hilary Smith, senior VP of communications for NBC Universal Women & Lifestyle Entertainment Networks.

Lauren A. Meller joined iVillage as VP of communications in October 2009 from Yahoo! An iVillage spokesperson told PRNewser today that she “left to pursue other interests.”

iVillage previously worked with agency Kaplow Communications on a project basis. They now work with Zeno Group.

Here’s one area where iVillage can use an update: their press release page. The last release posted is from August 2008, and returns an error page when one clicks on the link. “That is a project we need to work on” said the iVillage spokesperson PRNewser spoke with.