Austin-based agency GSD&M has promoted associate media director Jerry Courtney to the newly-created position of director of interactive and digital media. … Celebrity/fashion photographer James White has signed with L.A.-based production company A Band Apart for exclusive representation as a commercial and music video director. … Philadelphia-based agency Northlight Advertising has hired former Kappa Kappa Gamma Fraternity consultant Erinn Wischum to bolster its public relations department. … Chicago-based agency Hadrian's Wall has hired former intern Natalie Pless as a copywriter and VCU AdCenter graduates Chad Verly and Geoff Berg as an art director and a copywriter, respectively. … Cinematographer Brad Rushing has signed with bi-coastal Paradigm for exclusive representation as a cinematographer, not a director as reported in last Friday's Creativity E-mail. Rushing's credits include the music videos for Britney Spears' "Toxic" and Eminem's "Without Me."