Janet Bescoby to senior VP-media director, Bates USA, Irvine, Calif., from senior VP-director of planning, Pacific Region, Initiative Media. She succeeds Nan Vaughn, who left the company.
Bruce Tuchman to senior VP-new media ventures, a new post at Nickelodeon, New York, from general manager, global network ventures, Nickelodeon International.
Joseph T. Mangione to senior VP-global client solutions, Turner Broadcasting Sales, New York, from VP-integrated marketing, Egreetings Network.
Terri Holbrooke to senior VP-corporate marketing, a new post at RealNames Corp., San Carlos, Calif., from president of corporate operations, Ziff-Davis, New York.
Loren Phillips, 35, to VP, a new post at Leo Burnett USA, Chicago, from associate creative director.
William McCaffrey, 35, to VP-partnership and database marketing, Times Mirror Magazines, New York, from director of agency management and list sales.
Will Hodgman adds the title chief marketing officer, Media Metrix, New York, to that of president-CEO, Media Metrix's AdRelevance unit. His position at the parent is a new one.
Beth Press to publisher, Emap USA, New York, from advertising director, Teen . She will handle Teen, All About You, Teen Prom and Teen Quiz. She succeeds Laurianne Murphy, who left.
Ernest Pricco Jr., 50, to director of national accounts, Knight Ridder, San Jose, Calif., from manager and director of national advertising, San Francisco Newspaper Agency.
Cheryl L. Benton to managing director of interactive services, Mezzina Brown & Partners, New York, from exec VP, JMCP Touch Interactive, a division of Jordan McGrath Case & Partners/Euro RSCG.
Bob Storin to director of special events, affiliate sales and marketing, Discovery Networks, New York, from VP-marketing and promotion, America's Voice Television Network.
Karen Kingsley to director of client service, a new post at Toolbox, New York, from director of conferences and custom marketing, Fairchild Publications.