Jonathan Shapiro became the first CEO at online-marketing firm MediaWhiz, New York. The executive was chief strategy officer at DoubleClick, which was acquired by Google earlier this month.
Ariana L. Squar was named director-brand integration at NBC Universal Domestic Television Distribution, based in Universal City, Calif. Ms. Squar previously served as supervising producer at FeistyFlix/ Fallon Worldwide, where she developed a web-based reality series for Georgia Pacific's Brawny brand.
San Francisco-based Current TV hired Liz Janneman as president-ad sales. She'll be based in New York. Previously, Ms. Janneman was senior VP-ad sales for Weather Channel.
Jim Else, who was senior VP of Time Inc.'s Time4Media unit, joined Wizzard Media as VP-sales. Pittsburgh-based Wizzard is a podcast-distribution company.
K.J. Weir, 32, shifted to JWT New York to become the firm's director-new business development. She moved from Wieden & Kennedy, New York, where she served as director-business development.