Briefs

CLT UK Radio has appointed Jane O’Hara as marketing controller of its new in-house sales operation, CLT UK Radio Sales…

…Mike Vanderkar, ex-BSB sales chief, and Stan Park, former managing director of IRS, are tipped as contenders for top jobs at CLT UK.

The Outdoor Advertising Association has appointed Chris Dickens, former chief executive of Young & Rubicam, as chairman of Postar, the outdoor industry research committee.

The Guardian has confirmed the appointment of Stephen Palmer as head of marketing to replace David Brook who is leaving to join Channel 5 in April (MW March 22). Camilla Nicholls, currently head of press and PR, has been appointed head of corporate affairs…

…The Guardian is beginning a national poster campaign to promote its second section, G2 (right). The new campaign breaks at the start of April for two weeks and will be followed by cinema advertising.

Flextech has announced an agreement with US-based Home Shopping Network to acquire a controlling interest in HSN’s “infomercials” – or long form TV advertisements – business. HSN UK launches later this year.

The Independent claims the first week of its Classic Video promotion added 14 per cent, or 41,000 copies, to its average circulation of 290,000. The Daily Telegraph ran a spoiler video promotion of its own on the day it launched.

Granada Sky Broadcasting may be rolled out internationally as part of a proposed partnership with Turner Broadcasting.

Marie Claire has confirmed the appointment of Juliet Warkentin, who is at present editor of Draper’s Record, as its new editor.

Carlton Cable Sales is chasing the airtimes sales contract for Associated Newspaper’s cable station Channel One. The contract is currently with Katz (SL) Media.

The Pepsi Network Chart Show has more listeners than Radio One’s Top 40. Audiences were up 223,000, analysis of latest Rajar data shows.

MSM, the radio sales house, has appointed Sophie Hind of Jazz FM as sales manager of London News Radio, and promoted Steve Jordan to be sales manager of Kiss FM.

Nicos Parfums is running a 150,000 outdoor campaign through TDI to promote its male fragrances.

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