Theresa McKenna has joined the radio commercials production division at New York's Howard Schwartz Recording as casting director.
Sean Beach, formerly at Company 3, has joined Santa Monica post house Riot as a colorist.
Craig Drehmel, a copywriter, and Greg Hopkins, an art director, have joined Bozell Kamstra, Minneapolis.
Neil Powell has been promoted from design director at Duffy Design & Interactive's New York office to worldwide president/executive creative director of the company, which is the design division of Fallon McElligott.
Michael Suggs has been named senior editor at Postique, Southfield, Mich., a division of Grace & Wild.
Jarret Farls and Jim Root, art directors, and copywriter Craig Lederman have joined Colby Effler & Partners, Santa Monica.
Craig Johnson has joined Arnold Communications, Boston, as a senior copywriter. Also at the agency: David Wiest has been promoted from copywriter to senior copywriter.
Patricia Murphy, a director, has joined Santa Monica production company Bravo Zulu.
Byron Brizuela has been named creative director at the new Latin division of Groove Addicts, a Los Angeles commercials music house.
Eric Wilson has been appointed computer graphics producer at Blue Sky Studios, Harrison, N.Y.
John Carstens has joined Merkley Newman Harty, New York, as a copywriter.
John MacDonald has been named DVD producer at the new DVD division of NuWorld, a Chicago post house.
Pat Weaver has joined Hollywood music house Musikvergnuegen as executive producer.
Ron Jacobs, a director, has signed with Get It Pictures, Los Angeles.
Tom Carr has been hired as a senior copywriter at Valentine Radford, Kansas City.
Gary Sume has been named a senior copywriter at FJC&N, Salt Lake City.
Tony Ober, a director, has signed with Compulsive Pictures, New York.
Dewey Reid has been named executive creative director at Red Sky Interactive, San Francisco.
Jamie Hartmanm a composer, has joined New York music house JSM.
Jeremy Besser has been named a partner/executive producer at Directorz, a Dallas production company.
John Wyville has joined Young & Rubicam/Chicago as senior VP-CD.
Marcel Dumont has been named executive producer at Grandview Island Productions, New York.