Sony Online Entertainment, New York, has promoted James Smith to national director, advertising sales, and has added Allison Corson as western region manager. Previously, Smith was national ad manager and Corson was with the Weather Channel's weather.com, Los Angeles ... Condƒ-Net, New York, named Hilary S. Peck to the position of marketing director. Peck was formerly marketing director at Rƒmy Amƒrique, also New York Tery Spataro has been appointed chief operating officer at Blue Dingo, New York. She had been founder and CEO of Stir Associates, New York Media Metrix, New York, has appointed Jim D'Arcangelo as senior vice president, marketing and business development. He was group president of telecommunication for NFO Worldwide, Greenwich, Conn. CDnow, Fort Washington, Pa., has appointed Tracie Reed as vp of merchandising. She was with Musicland Stores Corporation, Minneapolis.