Copywriter Al Jackson, formerly of Austin Kelley and Sawyer Riley Compton, has joined BBDO/Atlanta as senior VP-group creative director. ... Freelance copywriter Guy Hufferd has joined San Diego agency NYCA as a senior copywriter. ... New York's Joy Radio has announced the launch of a new division devoted to casting for radio commercials. Dubbed Joy Radio Casting, the division will be headed by Joy Radio president-creative director Joy Golden. ... Justin Corsbie, formerly an executive producer at Xopix, has launched a new production company in Austin, Tex., called Synthetic Pictures. Synthetic's roster includes Richard Kooris,
Robert Strack, Ken Lewin, Joe Piccirillo, Eric Pham, Gary Perweiler, Walter Pawluk, Dennis Fagan and Rich Carroll. ... Veteran director Paul Fuentes, formerly with Huge, has signed with New York production company The Firm. ... Director Jeff Mishler, formerly of OneSuch Films, has signed with Limbo Films in Portland, Ore. ... Bob Ramos, formerly the president of OneSuch Films, has joined New York's Rhinoceros Editorial as VP-executive producer ... Flame artist Mark Szumski, formerly of Charlex, has jumped to Click 3x ... Bill Rogina, formerly of Reelworks Animation, has joined Fischer Edit in Minneapolis as a producer.