Youth Media And Marketing Movers & Shakers

Today we bring you another installment of Youth Media Movers and Shakers. We’ve culled through industry publications looking for the recent executive placements we think you should know about. If you have executive news that you want us to highlight in our next “Movers and Shakers,” email us.

Current TV announces two hires: Bill Hartnett has been named EVP of Marketing; he had been SVP of Marketing at NBC News. John Sollecito has been named SVP of Cross-Platform Research at Current TV; he had been Head of Consumer Insights at Associated Press. (Via Mediabistro)

Adrian Palacios has been named Senior Digital Marketing Manager at Little, Brown Children’s. He had been Digital and Consumer Marketing Manager at Penguin Children’s. (Via Publishers Lunch)

Lesley Douglas becomes CEO of All3Media’s Lime Pictures. She was most recently Managing Director of Commercial Media Partnerships and Globe TV at Universal Music UK, where she has overseen the growth of its television output. (Via Cynopsis)

Melanie Frankel is named VP of Original Comedy Series for USA Network. She was previously Director of Comedy at ABC Studios. (Via Variety)

Neil Ross Russell is set to leave his post as Managing Director of Licensed Consumer Products & Global Children’s Brands for BBC Worldwide at the end of this month. He’ll be joining consultancy Oakshore Strategy. (Via Kidscreen)

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