Cortis Advances

Carla Cortis has been promoted to vice president of distribution for the Western region at Lifetime Entertainment Services. Cortis will oversee the management and development of the Western sales team and the ongoing distribution and local ad sales for Lifetime Television, Lifetime Movie Network and Lifetime Real Women. Previously, she was director of distribution and field marketing in the Southwest region. She will report to Patrick Wilson, senior vice president of distribution. Before joining Lifetime, Cortis was director of affiliate relations for the Southwest region at E! Entertainment Television.