Danny Fishman has joined the Believe Entertainment Group as a partner. He will head up sales and marketing efforts around each of the company's properties while also developing and producing original series, as well as contributing to the overall business management and strategic direction of the company. Mr. Fishman most recently served as president of Digital Broadcasting Group. Prior to his work at the Digital Broadcasting Group, Mr. Fishman was president of Broadband Enterprises and exec VP at iFilm. Mr. Fishman remains on the advisory board for the Digital Broadcasting Group.
Barbra Robin has been promoted to senior VP-integrated marketing for the CW network. Ms. Robin will serve as the network's primary liaison between the CW's marketing and media sales departments on all integrated partnerships. She joined the network in 2006 as VP-integrated marketing. She's also held posts at Time Warner, CNBC and MSNBC.
Horizon Media's new SVP Managing Director is Charlotte Cochrane. She will lead the agency's digital practice in the Los Angeles office. Ms. Cochrane joins Horizon from Mindshare. For six years she headed up its digital practice as a senior partner. Before Horizon, she worked on a variety of accounts including Cisco, Virgin Mobile, Bare Essentials and Tabasco. Charlotte's new role with Horizon includes providing digital strategic leadership throughout the communications-planning process.
Lori Conkling has joined NBCUniversal as exec VP-strategy and business development. She is responsible for developing an actionable business strategy for NBCU's new and existing digital businesses, with a focus on mobile. Ms. Conkling was previously exec VP of distribution from A&E Networks. Prior to joining AED, she served as VP-national accounts at Disney and ESPN Media Works.
Screenvision adds four TV veterans to its sales and marketing team. Screenvision's Senior Vice President Kate Loria adds 20 years of experience in media sales, with 18 spent at Viacom Networks. Most recently she was senior VP-digital sales and marketing for Nickelodeon. Lisa O'Keefe has also joined Screenvision as the account executive. She previously spent 11 years in sales roles at MTV and Nickelodeon. Darren Finnie joins the company as the VP-ad sales and marketing. He previously worked with Turned Broadcasting, Current TV, Time Warner and CNBC. The new VP-creative director of Screenvision is Matt Arden. Mr. Arden took on a number of creative roles at Turner Broadcast over an 11-year run. He also had stints at Turner Sports and Turner Entertainment creating on-air and digital solutions for advertisers. For the past two years, he had been with Maggie Vision Productions working on creative for ESPN.
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