O'Neal & Prelle in Hartford has promoted Carolyn Waesche to director of public relations from public relations account supervisor. Waesche handles such clients as The Bushnell, Lux Bond & Green and Arrow Pharmacy. In addition, the agency has tapped Stephanie Figura and Erica Donahue as account coordinators.
Carl Sastram has joined The Hughes Agency in Norwalk as senior writer. He was most recently with Stamford-based Marquardt & Roche/Meditz & Hackett.
AdGray in Glastonbury has hired Randi Rosenthal-Bechard as director of client services. Rosenthal-Bechard was with WDRC-TV in Hartford.
Fresh Samantha in Saco has named Bill Sipper vice president and national sales manager. Sipper most recently served as director of national sales for Nantucket Nectars in Cambridge, Mass.
Boston-based Sharon Merrill Associates has promoted James Buckley, David Calusdian and Andrew Kramer to vice president.
Trinity Communications in Boston has hired Jayne Bennett as print production manager. She had been at The Merrick Printing Co. in Indianapolis.
Feinstein Kean Partners in Cambridge has promoted Stacy Dereshinsky to senior account executive from account executive. Dereshinsky works on the Novartis Pharmaceutical Corp. account. In addition, the agency has hired Julie Murray as manager from Creamer Dickson Basford in Westwood and Maria Cottone as marketing coordinator from Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner and Smith in Boston.
Interactive Media Solutions in Hingham has tapped Christopher Rae and Renee Landrum as multimedia developers. Rae most recently served as Web master for Harte-Hanks Data Technology in Billerica. Landrum is a recent college graduate.
Jennifer Sprague has joined iMarket in Waltham as vice president of marketing. She had been director of marketing for BIS Strategic Decisions in Cambridge.
Earth Star magazine in Cambridge has appointed Vara Lipworth senior advertising manager.
L.W. Robbins Associates in Franklin has named Linda Bistany account supervisor.
Edward Powers has been advanced to vice president of communications from director of communications at Raytheon Engineers & Constructors in Cambridge.