People on the Move

A weekly update on who has shifted places in the global doc industry.
January 17, 2001

Shaun Williams, PACT’s former chief executive, is heading to Carlton Communications to take up the post of director of corporate affairs. He succeeds David Cameron.

Columbia Tri-Star Television Distribution has promoted Russ Krasnoff to president of programming and production.

Vision TV has shuffled its executive team: Paul de Silva, formerly director of programming, is now VP of programming. De Silva succeeds Peter Flemington, who now carries the title of special advisor to the president (Bill Roberts). Flemington’s new focus is on developing international partnerships.

MTV’s Rich Eigendorff has been promoted to executive VP, COO of MTV: Music Television. Also, Michael Alex moves from his post as executive producer of online news for MTV to VP, MTVi News.

Distribution in the Benelux region for Discovery Networks Europe will be helmed by Kurt Pauwels, who has been appointed director of affiliate distribution and development. Pauwels formerly looked after the Flanders-Belgium digital cable platform Canal Digitaal.

Two new posts at VH1 have been filled. Janet Rolle was named VP, program enterprises and Mary Kallaher was appointed VP, business strategy and development.

Lee Brownstein has set up camp at TechTV as executive producer, entertainment. Previously, Brownstein was with the special projects department at The WB Television.

Indigo Films in California has named writer-producer Gary Moskowitz its VP of program development.

Toronto production company CineNova has welcomed Marc Betsworth to the post of business affairs manager.

Creative editor Todd Hervey has joined Henninger Richmond Design and Editorial.

Two new appointments at Lifetime Television: Grace Killelea was named senior VP, human resources. Anka Milin is now VP, human resources.

John Damiano has been named executive VP, NBC affiliate relations.

About The Author
Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.