United Talent Agency has invited its veteran TV lit agent, Jay Sures
, to join its board of directors. Sures, who will continue to run UTA's TV department with Sue Naegle
, will be given expanded management duties at the shop. Other board members are Peter Benedek
, Jim Berkus
, Gary Cosay
, Nick Stevens
and Jeremy Zimmer
E.W. Scripps has promoted Jon Steinlauf to senior VP-ad sales. Steinlauf, former VP-ad sales, will continue to be based in New York and will focus on expanding revenue via such platforms as video on demand and broadband. Scripps's cable networks include HGTV, Food Network, DIY and Fine Living.