Youth Media And Marketing Movers & Shakers

Apr 09 2012

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.

Karen Miller is promoted to Executive Director/Worldwide Programming Strategy, Acquisitions and Co-Productions for Disney Channels Worldwide, including the Disney Channel, Disney XD, and Disney Junior channels. She is now responsible for directing the development of overall scheduling strategies to ensure regional and local programming plans are consistent with global priorities. Miller joined Disney Channel in 2011 as Director/Acquisitions and Co-Productions. Most recently she worked in development, production, and distribution for Atlantyca Entertainment. (Via Cynopsis)

Luis DeAnda takes on the new role of Managing Director of TBWA Media Arts Lab, the unit dedicated to Apple. He’ll lead MAL’s international network of offices and help grow the agency’s Apple business worldwide. He was formerly COO for TBWA Hakuhodo. (Via Ad Age, reg required)

Paul Mueller-Breuhl is named Creative Director for zukka, publishers of iStoryTime. He was most recently at Apple, where he was Design Lead, Mobile Commerce. (Via Publishers Weekly)

Paul Sciarra, co-founder of Pinterest, has left the company to join VC firm Andreessen Horowitz as Entrepreneur-in-Residence. (Via Tech Crunch)

Devin Tomb has been named Associate Editor at Seventeen. She had been editorial assistant at Glamour. (Via Mediabistro, reg required)

Brian Flinn becomes SVP Marketing for WWE. He was previously SVP Marketing for the National Basketball Association. (Via MediaPost)

Timothy Travaglini joins Open Road as Director of Children’s Acquisitions. He was formerly Senior Editor at G.P. Putnam’s Sons Books for Young Readers. (Via Publishers Lunch)

Erica Sussman is promoted to Executive Editor at HarperCollins Children’s Books. She joined the company in 2004 as an Editorial Assistant. (Via Publishers Weekly)