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Roll Call: Cumulus Media, Smithsonian Media and Public Relations Global Network

Bill Bungeroth has been named vice president/market manager for Cumulus Media, San Francisco. Bungeroth assumes his new post immediately, overseeing the legendary Cumulus’ San Francisco brands, KNBR, 107.7 The Bone (KSAN), KTCT and KFOG. Bungeroth has had a significant role with Cumulus. He co-founded the radio group, and was named Cumulus’ initial President and CEO. Bungeroth comes to the position after a significant radio and entrepreneurial career with strong ratings and revenue successes. He conceived and launched “The Huckabee Report” with Governor Mike Huckabee, now on 560 stations. He also championed “The Download with iTunes” and most recently, led the executive team that launched the 24/7 Comedy Network nationwide. (Release)

Smithsonian Media elevated marketing director Judy Glassman to associate publisher/marketing. She is now responsible for developing multi-platform marketing programs for the Smithsonian flagship along with Air & Space Smithsonian, goSmithsonian, Smithsonian Channel and Smithsonian.com. Glassman is past marketing executive at six Condé Nast magazines: Allure, Gentlemen’s Quarterly, Glamour, Lucky, Modern Bride and Self. (minonline.com)

The Public Relations Global Network (PRGN) announced the addition of three new worldwide agency affiliates in Chile, Portugal and Tokyo, bringing its global reach to 47 cities worldwide. Joining the ranks of PRGN are RumboCierto Communications representing Chile, Global Press out of Portugal and Integrate Communications from Tokyo. RumboCierto Communications provides its clients with strategic communications counseling in a direct and personalized way. The agency has a core competency in mass media and government relations with a particular focus on public affairs. Global Press is a boutique-sized PR firm specialized in providing strategic direction, corporate communications and media relations counsel to both private and public companies. Integrate Communications is comprised of a team of young and dynamic practitioners who bring a global perspective to client service. They have a core competency in developing and implementing strategic marketing communications campaigns on behalf of clients in the consumer products, leisure and food industries. (Release)

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Roll Call: SHIFT Communications, SHADOW PR, Smithsonian Media and More

SHIFT Communications has announced the addition of Victoria Shaw as vice president in its San Francisco office. She joins SHIFT with more than 14 years of communications and marketing experience working with organizations of all sizes — from start-ups through Fortune 500 companies. She will be responsible for building SHIFT’s growing portfolio of B2B and B2C emerging brands. (Release)

SHADOW PR, a full-service fashion, beauty, lifestyle and hospitality publicity agency based in New York City, has announced that Liza Bychkov and Michelle Davidson have been named partners. Bychkov and Davidson, formerly Vice Presidents of the Fashion/Beauty and Hospitality/Lifestyle divisions, respectively, have worked with the agency’s Principals, Brad Zeifman and Lisette Sand-Freedman for nearly a decade and were instrumental in the company’s development and overall success. (Release)

Ricky Lee has been named communications director at Leila Heller Gallery. He had been president/founder at Press Secretariat. (MB)

Lori Erdos has been named business development director of digital at Smithsonian Media. She had been VP of advertising sales at Gannett. (MB)

Ben Schneider has been named leader of the media measurement and analytics team at Edelman Berland, the insights and analytics subsidiary of Edelman. Schneider previously worked as director of strategy and business development at Report International, and in the past he held positions at Dow Jones, Cision and CARMA International. Schneider will report to James Turner, UK Managing Director. (Release)