The Price Communications Group, Lubbock, welcomed art designer Paula Hanna.
GSD&M, Austin, hired interactive director Matthew Childs, formerly with Nike, and senior marketplace planner Frederick “Fritz” Kuhn, from Leo Burnett in Toronto. The shop also promoted national broadcast planner Chris Allen to national broadcast supervisor.
Michelle Tongate advanced from post producer to executive producer at Charlieuniformtango, Dallas.
Houston-based Locke Bryan Productions added Mike Patterson as producer and director.
Jayna Mull was appointed vice president of sales and marketing at Hi-Port Inc. in Highlands.
Video Post & Transfer in Dallas enlisted animator Debbie Dunning, formerly with DNA Productions in Dallas.
Murray Brown Creative Group in Fort Worth added account consultant Rhealene Parrott, formerly marketing and media relations coordinator for Northeast Louisiana University in Monroe, La.
Rick Korge has joined Martin Reed Advertising Design in San Antonio as creative director.
Maverick Advertising & Public Relations, Fort Worth, signed creative coordinator Michael Melton, formerly of Murray Brown Creative Group in Fort Worth. Senior art director Chris Robinson moved up from art director.
NourzAds, Austin, hired senior account executive Heidi Schultz.
Lone Star Park at Grand Prairie promoted Brock Sheridan to marketing manager, Denise Jensen to advertising and promotions manager, Jennifer Galloway to marketing coordinator and Karla Olson to assistant group sales manager. New employees at the facility include marketing assistant Lillian Zars and group sales coordinator Stephanie Heare.
Bates Churchill Advertising, Houston, hired account executive Kristin McDevitt. She was with Fearon, Hepner & Rhodes, also Houston.
The Maxfield Group of Irving elevated Mitch McCasland to vice president of account planning and research from his previous position of director in that department. The company also hired assistant account executives Cameron Fox and Julie Grimm.
Dallas agency GibbsBaronet brought on Gus Granger from DDB Digital in Dallas as designer and art director.
Saunders-Ream, Dallas, added production artist Mark Largent and graphic artist Minh Vo.
Rives Carlberg in Houston hired the following new staff members: associate creative director Jeff Lane, account supervisor Kathleen Fox and assistant media buyer Bryan Johnson.
Bromley Aguilar & Associates, San Antonio, advanced Amy Albright to senior account executive.
San Antonio-based S&C Advertising & Public Relations recently promoted Florence Alexandre to network manager and Webmaster.
Gay Stokes was appointed studio manager for Dallas photographer Stewart Charles Cohen.
The Wittmann Group, Dallas, named Allen Stone account supervisor and public relations director.
Regian & Wilson Advertising & Public Relations, Fort Worth, tapped Saira Haleem-Hill as media buying coordinator. Hill was previously junior media buyer at Pro Motion: Creative Media Solutions.
A new business run has allowed T3 in Austin to bring aboard art director and production artist Alisa Weldon, account coordinator Mike Rickard, account executives Dana Windegger and Alan Vassberg, and editor Timothy Lord.
Peter A. Mayer Advertising named Jim Elms vice president and media director. The New Orleans agency also promoted four staffers to new posts: senior account executives Debbie Singleton and Donna Lanasa, account executive Michele Miller and art director Kendall Lamar.
KLUZ-TV, Channel 41 in Albuquerque recently promoted Barbara Leonard to research director.
Sterling Productions in Albuquerque assigned Sterling Grant III as director and producer on its creative staff.
FireAnt Advertising & Marketing, Tulsa, welcomed Monty Moeller as agency partner and executive vice president. Also joining Fireant are art directors Anthony Johnson and Todd Pyland.
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