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Greg D’Alba Exits CNN

greg dalbaLongtime CNN sales chief Greg D’Alba is leaving the company just weeks before the network’s upfront presentation to advertisers.

Donna Speciale, currently president of Turner Entertainment & Animation Ad Sales, will now take on the CNN sales duties in her new role as President of Turner Broadcasting Ad Sales.

D’Alba joined Turner Broadcasting in 1986 as an account executive and rose through the ranks before being named president of CNN and Turner Digital Ad Sales in 2012. His departure was first reported by the New York Post.

Turner Broadcasting president David Levy calls Speciale, who joined Turner Broadcasting in 2012, a “respected and strategic sales executive, with strong relationships within the ad sales and media landscape.”

Read Levy’s full memo after the jump. Read more

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Turner Ups CNN Ad Sales Chief Greg D’Alba

Turner Broadcasting has promoted CNN ad sales chief Greg D’Alba to president, news and Turner digital ad sales.

In his new role D’Alba will continue to oversee ad sales for the CNN networks, and will add oversight of Turner’s entire digital portfolio. As part of the move, Katrina Cukaj has been promoted to EVP of CNN ad sales, responsible for managing sales for the CNN networks.

Turner also added MediaVest president Donna Speciale as president of Turner entertainment and animation ad sales.

More information, after the jump.

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