Current TV Names Carter

Karl Carter has been appointed vice president of marketing and vanguard ideas for Current, San Francisco, a youth-oriented television channel premiering in August, said the new network’s chairman, Al Gore, and Joel Hyatt, CEO. Carter hails from Burrell Communications as well as GTM, a youth marketing firm he co-founded, which won the Guerrilla Marketing Campaign of the Year Award from Brandweek with Arnold Brand Promotions in 2001.