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Roll Call: Kip Hunter Marketing, Oxygen Media and OverDrive

Kip Hunter Marketing announced that it has promoted Patricia Kneski to vice president of marketing, and Aimee Adler to vice president of public relations. Kneski has been with Kip Hunter Marketing for five years and most recently served as the firm’s director of special events and sponsorships. In her new role as VP of marketing, Kneski will oversee and manage the day-to-day brand marketing, advertising, sponsorships, social media, special events and email for all Kip Hunter Marketing clients.

Aimee Adler, a 10-year public relations veteran, was promoted to vice president of public relations after serving as the agency’s director of public relations for two years. She has developed and managed comprehensive campaigns for a wide array of business sectors. In her new role as VP, she will oversee the day-to-day PRs and marketing communications strategies for all of Kip Hunter Marketing’s clientele and continue to expand her relationships with key regional and national media outlets. She will also continue to play a key role in all of the firm’s social media efforts for its clients. (Facebook)

Oxygen Media has announced the addition of Jennifer Young to the position of vice president, ad sales marketing. In this role, Young will lead the development of strategic and innovative multiplatform sponsorship initiatives, helping to maximize Oxygen’s opportunities with advertisers. She will continue to develop and grow Oxygen’s “Live Out Loud” brand on the sales side, in addition to overseeing the network’s upfront strategy in the client and agency marketplace. Prior to joining Oxygen, Young was vice president, dtrategic and integrated marketing for CBS Local Media in New York where she created custom, multi-platform solutions for advertisers across the CBS Local Media division including TV, Digital, Radio and Out of Home platforms. (Release)

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Roll Call: Tucker/Hall Inc., Porter Novelli, Oxygen Media, and More

Tucker/Hall, Inc. named Stephanie Amberg vice president at the firm. Amberg was a senior communications advisor at Tucker/Hall in the mid-1990s focusing on public relations and marketing strategies in the areas of commercial real estate, tourism and hospitality and luxury brands. Amberg returned to Tucker/Hall in 2012 after serving as vice president of public relations at OSI Restaurant Partners, LLC (recently renamed Bloomin’ Brands). (Release)

Porter Novelli announced that Diana Valencia joined the company as senior vice president, multicultural communications. In leading this practice, Valencia will oversee client programming designed to reach all demographic segments under the multicultural umbrella. Valencia has worked in both corporate and agency roles over the course of her career. She spent nearly five years with Univision Interactive Media in New York, most recently as senior director, mobile sales development, leading strategic operations for the discipline. Before that she was director, mobile content & services for Univision – working out of Los Angeles and New York. (Release)

Oxygen Media has promoted Matthew Jarecki to vice president, advertising sales. In this new role, Jarecki will be responsible for generating and expanding national advertising sales revenue for the Northeast, with a focus on integrated marketing and multiplatform ad sales partnerships. He will work closely with the Account Executive team as well as clients and agencies to deliver multi-dimensional deals and provide brands with an exclusive level of exposure through cross-platform integrations. (Release)

Roll Call: Calypso Communications, Group M, Oxygen Media, and More

Calypso Communications, an integrated, full-service public relations, marketing, and creative design firm in Northern New England, recently promoted Creative Director Mike Teixeira to Vice President and Creative Director. Teixeira has been with Calypso for the past four years, during which time he has led the agency’s creative team and served as account lead on numerous client campaigns, resolving clients’ advertising, branding, and multimedia needs. Teixeira creates original graphics, effective layouts for web and print, and dynamic video, combining traditional as well as emerging media. With this promotion, Teixeira formalizes the growing role he has taken in setting the creative direction for the agency. (Release)

According to Ad Age, as part of Group M Global‘s leadership changes geared toward digital evolution, Group M North America CEO Rob Norman will take on the newly created role of chief digital officer for Group M Global. The changes will go into effect later this year. Prior to becoming Group M North America CEO in January 2010, Norman ran Group M Interaction, the department that oversees the operations, data processes, talent and tools essential to the media agencies’ digital tasks. (Ad Age)

Harleen Kahlon has been named SVP of digital at Oxygen Media. She had been EVP of business development, marketing and content strategy at Bundle Corp. In her new role, Kahlon, who is based in New York, will lead the digital team, developing plans for the release of new and returning series on digital platforms. (Release)

According to AdWeek, Mark Thompson, the outgoing director general of the BBC and chairman of BBC Worldwide, has been named president and CEO of the New York Times Co. The news comes eight months after Janet Robinson resigned as the CEO of the New York Times Co., Thompson first joined the BBC in 1979 as a production trainee and, with the exception  of a brief stint as CEO of Britain’s Channel 4 from 2002 to 2004, has spent the entirety of his career up until this point at BBC. (AdWeek)

Roll Call: Porter Novelli’s Stockman, Emanate, and GYMR

Word is that Gary Stockman is set to resign from his post as CEO of Porter Novelli. Chief strategy officer Michael Ramah will become acting CEO as of July 31.  The firm lost its long-time Gillette account during the latter part of 2011 and a number of execs have left the firm, including CMO Michael Goldberg who decamped for Deutsch after just a few months on the job. [via, via]

Emanate has hired three execs. Scott Cocchiere joins as director of creative relevance, working on campaigns across the firm’s roster. He was previously a director at Marketing Drive, working on the Dannon Yogurt client. Barrett Tripp and Joe DeSalazar get the less creative title of VP. Tripp, a producer whose work has shown at the Sundance Film Festival, will work with corporate video. And DeSalazar was previously a VP at Digitas working with the American Express OPEN client. He’ll be focused on digital at Emanate.

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NBCUniversal Division Has Three New EVPs

The NBCUniversal Entertainment and Digital Networks and Integrated Media division (E&DN/IM), a newly created area of the company, has three new EVPs. NBCU E&DN/IM includes Telemundo, Oxygen Media, Bravo Media, Daily Candy, and the Integrated Strategic Marketing group, which is made up of Green is Universal, Women at NBCU, and other divisions.

Cameron Blanchard has been promoted to EVP of communications, serving as the lead spokesperson for the division and responsible for overseeing strategic comms and media relations for the division. She was previously SVP of comms for NBC Universal Women & Lifestyle Entertainment Networks Communications, handling comms and outreach for Bravo Media and Oxygen Media. She has also worked with NBC Entertainment East Coast Communications, the NBC Sports and Olympic division, and other areas of the NBC network for more than 10 years.

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