Cohn & Wolfe has added two execs to its corporate practice. Russ Williams joins as the SVP of the crisis and issues management group. He was previously SVP at the Hayslett Group. Kristin Sadlon has also joined the firm as an SVP. She was previously SVP of corporate reputation at Porter Novelli.
Joseph Cohen has been promoted to SVP in MWW Group’s consumer lifestyle marketing group. He has been with the firm for 12 years and has worked with clients including Sara Lee, Gold’s Gym, and Zumba Fitness.
CNN’s Allan Chernoff has joined Fleishman-Hillard as senior business media consultant, according to Ad Age. He was with the broadcast news network for a decade working on CNN, CNN International, HLN, and writing for CNN.com among other properties.
Lisa Witter has been named partner at Fenton, a first in the firm’s 30-year history. She’s been with the firm for 11 years holding a number of titles. She’s also the co-author of The She Spot: Why Women are the Market for Changing the World and How to Reach Them.
Canadian firm National Public Relations has named Ralph Sutton international managing partner. He was previously managing partner in the London office leading that office as well as the one in New York. Miranda Dini has been named managing partner in the London office. She works under the Axon Communications name. [via Holmes Report]
Singer and actress Christina Milian has been named social media correspondent for NBC’s The Voice, Deadline Hollywood reports. She replaces Alison Haislip. You’ve seen/heard Milian’s previous work on shows like CSI and Family Guy.