Larisa Higham has been named a senior graphic designer, and Laurie Southall and Tricia Warren have been named graphic designers at Cadmus/O'Keefe Marketing, Richmond, Va.
Melanie Baublis has been named director of broadcast operations at Warwick Baker O'Neill, New York.
Laney Gradus has been named production manager at Blue Sky Studios, Harrison, N.Y. In addition, Amy Jupiter has been promoted to executive producer/VP-production.
Adrienne Daniel and Jeanne Dooley have been named producers at J. Walter Thompson/Chicago. Also at JWT/Chicago: Russell Heubach and Geoff Shirley have been named senior art directors; Joe Van Trump has been named a senior writer; and Michael Rivera has been promoted to creative director.
Kim Kimmel has been named VP-sales at First Edition, a New York post house. Also at First Edition, Harry Stoiber, formerly at Blue Sky Studios, has been named head of the new digital operations division.
Paul Lipsky has joined Manhattan Transfer/Edit, New York, as a senior 3-D animator.
Michelle Colbert has opened Legacy Films, Hollywood, with directors Cathy Ziehl and Marc Cadieux, and sales reps Elyse Emmer (East Coast) and Keri Weber (West Coast).
Karen Jacobs has joined Tequila Mockingbird, an Austin, Texas, music house, as VP-executive producer.
Ken Brown has been promoted from director/cameraman to production manager at Production Masters Inc., Pittsburgh.
Eric R. Boyer has joined The 501 Group, an Austin, Texas, post house, as a compositor/editor.
Sergio Amon and Marty Weiss, directors, have joined Pavlov Productions, Culver City, Calif.
Sean Tracey, a director, has joined Harmony Pictures, Hollywood. Also at Harmony, Rick Bieber has been named president/CEO.
Todd Miller, an audio mixer formerly at Acme Soundworks, has joined Photomag, a New York audio post house.
David Croll has joined the editing staff at Jeff Meltzer Editorial, N.Y.
Lorraine Senna, a director, has joined Barking Weasel, an L.A.-based commercials production company.
Steve St. Clair has been named creative director at the New York office of Earle Palmer Brown.
Mark Johnston, a director/designer, has joined Pittard Sullivan, a Hollywood-based onscreen graphic design company.
James Dalthorp, a director, has joined 1/33 Productions, New York.
Michael Collado has joined DMB&B/St. Louis as a copywriter.
Andee Kuroda has joined the editing staff at West End Editorial, N.Y.
Paul Hawkins has joined The Puckett Group, St. Louis, as an art director.
David Sparrgrove, a designer/ director, has joined Two Headed Monster, a Hollywood-based editorial/design boutique.
Leslie Mona-Mathus, an audio engineer/mixer/producer, has joined Howard Schwartz Recording, N.Y.
Jonathan Lyons has been promoted to director of 3-D animation at Duck Soup Productions, Los Angeles.
Bill Werts and Robert Caruso have joined the roster of directors at Industrial Light & Magic Commercial Productions, San Rafael, Calif.
David Regan has been named exec CD at DiMarco/Cole & Associates, Roseville, Mich.
Steve Hostak has been named a senior writer/broadcast producer at Mithoff Advertising, El Paso, Texas.
Angelique Thermes has joined Mad River Post's Santa Monica office as a digital artist.
Xique Tymczyszyn has been named to the newly created position of systems