Nordensson Lynn Strategic Marketing Communications in Tucson added Stephanie Lawley to its account services department.
Ballard Communications in Las Vegas hired Jason Roth as an assistant account executive and Amy Wunderlich, Tara Orme, Shannon Johnson and Jason Harris as account coordinators.
A NORTHERN CALIFORNIA
Deen+Black Public Relations in Sacramento launched a formal creative services division, with Kris Hanson as its creative director.
DisplayWorks in Los Angeles added Stephen Cook to its creative design staff in Portland.
Respond2 in Portland hired David Landis as vice president of interactive services.
A SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA
Angela Leaney, formerly of Ogilvy & Mather, was named vice president of marketing at Noggin, a new educational TV and online network for kids in Los Angeles.
The Townsend Agency, San Diego, added John Pagliaro as senior vice president, general manager of advertising.
Reelstock.com opened a production, content and marketing office in Los Angeles with Mike McDermott as in-house multimedia producer.
Pat Weaver joined Musikvergnuegen as executive producer. The Hollywood company produces original music for commercials and other media.
David Murray joined Univision Communications, a Spanish-language TV broadcast company in Los Angeles, as vice president, sales development and marketing.
KVEA-TV in Los Angeles hired two new management executives: local sales manager Jaime Jimenez and business development manager Tony McIIwain. Also, Ken Sorensen joined the sales team as an account executive.
Members of the Hispanic Public Relations Association in Los Angeles elected their new president, Stephen Chavez, an account director from Valencia, Perez and Echeveste Public Relations.
Kia Motors America, Irvine, promoted Geno Effler to director of public relations.
Employee Internet management software company Websense, San Diego, hired Darryl Gordon as director of marketing.
Caran H. Frater was named account executive in media sales for The WB 100+ Station Group in Burbank.
Asher & Partners, Los Angeles, promoted Mike Dillon to partner and Laurie MacMurray to account director. Separately, Barry Schoenfeld, partner and director of new-business development, was appointed to the board of Los Angeles Association of Advertising Agencies.
L90 in Los Angeles hired Sherry Jordan as vice president of strategic partnerships and Scott Winship as director of corporate development. The hires coincide with the promotion of Keith Kaplan to svp, national sales manager.
Euro RSCG DSW Partners, Salt Lake City, hired Chad Hofheins as interactive art director, Andy Yorkin as an account manager, Mac Baker as a multimedia designer, Leta Baker as a copywriter and Drew Bedford as a senior copywriter. Other new hires include Bryan Green as a motion graphics designer, Alan Crouch as a senior systems analyst, Rich Paul as an interactive production designer, Jonathan Guest as an associate art director, Krista Bush as a media planner and Monica Cook as an account manager.
–compiled by Denise Boulanger
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