February 26, 2014
As editor of the Los Angeles Times Media Group, Davan Maharaj oversees the largest daily newsgathering organization in the West. It includes the flagship Los Angeles Times, the nation's fifth-largest newspaper; latimes.com, the nation's second-largest newspaper website; Times Community News, which consists of six suburban daily and weekly newspapers and websites; and the Spanish-language Hoy and Fin de Semana newspapers and websites. The primary...
October 4, 2013 |
The gig: John Rogovin, 52, is executive vice president and general counsel for Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. As the top legal eagle for the storied movie and television studio, Rogovin oversees a staff of more than 160 lawyers and is involved in such matters as structuring production deals, copyright issues, contract disputes with talent and fights over intellectual property. Beltway insider: Born and raised in Washington, Rogovin was a Capitol Hill insider before he could crawl.
September 9, 2012 |
The gig: Helen Verno is the queen of television movies and miniseries. An executive vice president at Sony Pictures Television, Verno has overseen the development and production of hundreds of projects during more than two decades with the studio. Her most recent success was the Emmy-nominated "Hatfields & McCoys," which starred Kevin Costner and Bill Paxton and scored record ratings for the History Channel this year. Engrossed by movies: A Bronx native, Verno spent her teen years eating popcorn and staring at the big screen.
August 7, 2012 |
Michael J. Tannourji has been named executive vice president of advertising for the Los Angeles Times Media Group. The former director of business development for the Ernst & Young accounting firm will be responsible for generating revenue at the media organization, which publishes the Los Angeles Times and the Hoy Spanish-language newspaper and operates latimes.com and other websites. Tannourji replaces John T. O'Loughlin, who left the company this year. "Mike Tannourji's strong track record in transforming businesses for growth and profitability makes him uniquely suited to his new position," said Kathy Thomson, president and chief operating officer of Times Media.
June 10, 2012 |
Look for Frank Robinson to replace Jimmie Lee Solomon , who was fired last week from his position as MLB's executive vice president, baseball development. Robinson would be on equal footing with Joe Torre , who returned to his position as executive vice president, baseball operations, after being part of an unsuccessful attempt to buy the Dodgers.... Although Thomas Tull's group has added Tony Gwynn and Phil Mickelson as a piece of the Peter O'Malley effort, Steven Cohen remains the frontrunner in bidding for the San Diego Padres.
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June 3, 2012 |
The next president of the University of Redlands will be Ralph W. Kuncl, a neurology professor who has been the provost and executive vice president at the University of Rochester, school officials announced Saturday. Kuncl is expected in mid-August to succeed James R. Appleton, who has served as president of the University of Redlands for more than 20 years over two non-consecutive terms. The private university, which enrolls 4,700 students, offers undergraduate and graduate programs at its main Inland Empire campus in Redlands and satellite facilities throughout Southern California.