Company Town : Family Channel Fills Posts in Affiliate Relations

The Family Channel made a number of appointments in its affiliate relations area. Mark Solow will handle Southwest affiliate relations; Clay Boudreax, mid-South; Janelle L. Slipp, West; Tim J. Kassick, Rocky Mountain region; Tim Larson, Midwest; Chip Fortier, Southeast; Stan Majkut, mid-Atlantic, and Don Scott, Northeast.

* Falcon Holding Group said Jon Lunsford has been named vice president of finance and corporate development.

* Martyn S. Weinberg has been named president and chief operating officer of Pacific Rim Entertainment.

* Matthew McMarthy has been named executive producer of “Marilu,” a new talk show hosted by actress Marilu Henner.


* Ralph Leshansky has been named vice president of theatrical sales for Channel M, a video network in shopping malls.

* Former New York magazine Publisher Richard Kinsler has joined Playboy Enterprises as executive vice president of the publishing group and publisher of Playboy magazine.

* Entertainment marketing executives Denise Battaglia and Michael Pacelli have joined the Eisaman, Johns & Laws advertising agency.

* Michael G. Martinez has been named vice president and general manager of KVEA-TV Channel 52.

* AMC Entertainment has promoted James Beynon to vice president and treasurer.

* MTV Latino has promoted Damaris Valero to vice president of sales.

* Wayne Lepoff has been named chief executive of New World’s Genesis Entertainment unit.

* Herbert N. Dorfman has been named president of Orion Home Entertainment Corp.


* Nelvana Communications has promoted Lara Stein to manager of domestic licensing.

* Hal G. Rosenbluth has been promoted to president and chief operating officer of Kaufman Astoria Studios in New York.