January 25, 1987
Mort Marcus has joined Culver City-based Hal Roach Studios as president of a newly formed division, Hal Roach Telecommunications, and as corporate senior vice president. Marcus formerly was president of Colex, the joint venture between LBS Communications and Columbia Pictures Television.
November 26, 1999
Katie Callahan-Giobbi * Katie Callahan-Giobbi has been appointed director of sales and marketing at the Westin Century Plaza Hotel in West Los Angeles. She will oversee all sales and marketing activities for the 1,046-room hotel. She previously worked at the Fairmont Hotel in Chicago. * Mort Marcus has been named executive vice president of sales and development for Go.com, an Internet portal and a division of Walt Disney Co.'s Buena Vista Television unit.
March 12, 1998 |
After more than six months of mediocre ratings and backstage difficulties, "The Keenen Ivory Wayans Show," a late-night talk show geared to young urban audiences, has been canceled. Mort Marcus, president of Buena Vista Television, which produced and distributed the syndicated show, said the decision to shelve the program was a painful one.
August 12, 1994
Wall Street securities analyst Jessica Reif joins Merrill Lynch as first vice president in the media equities research group, where she will follow cable, broadcasting and entertainment. Reif, who moves over from Oppenheimer & Co., succeeds Peter Falco, who retired. Longtime Merrill Lynch first vice president Harold Vogel continues to follow the Hollywood studios. Buena Vista Television has named Mort Marcus as president.
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November 16, 1999
* Bruce Rosenblum has been promoted to executive vice president, television, Warner Bros., Burbank, the company said. He will oversee and coordinate the company's television operations. Rosenblum came to Warner Bros. in 1989 when Warner Communications acquired Lorimar Telepictures, where he was vice president of business affairs for Lorimar Television. * Dennis Davis has been promoted from general manager to president and chief operating officer of Cogent Light, Santa Clarita, the company said.