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This is the 444th post on this blog!

Oct 27, 2008 by     2 Comments    Posted under: Donna Mills, Lou Dorfsman, Scott Grogin

The world of communications, marketing, branding and art has lost a pioneer. Following the end of WW2, LOU DORFSMAN joined CBS – the radio division. His role was making things look good – combinations of advertising, art and design. Working with WILLIAM GOLDEN, the man who created the iconic CBS EYE-d, Dorfsman later became design director for the entire CBS Corporation. He worked on campaigns included slogans and positioning lines, and he created such things as Walter Cronkite’s news set. Learn more about this one-of-a-kind Creative from the New York Times.

Expanding his role in the world of communications is Fox Networks Group’s SCOTT GROGIN who has been promoted to SVP/Communication. It’s all about the cable nets PR. Scott has a background in PR at Universal Studios Recreation Group, NBC, and Rachel McCallister & Associates, a publicity agency. Well Dunne!! Scott.

DONNA MILLS, no relation to the actress, is another promot-ee of note. Her new role puts her in the VP club, trading her Director position for VP/Marketing and Affiliate Relations at NBC. Her focus will be the syndicated series, like Jerry Springer, Steve Wilkos, Chris Matthews and Maury. She really knows the Maury side. She was director of affiliate relations and marketing for his show. The Ithaca College grad has spent time at ABC TV Net where she was also involved in affiliate communications. Her first TV job was with production company KCMP in NYC.

“There is a dynamic power within you: the faculty of enthusiasm. “En theos” means “God within.” Enthusiasm gets you to act without thought of reward and lose yourself in what you are doing. It is the most powerful source of energy that you can generate. ~ Greg Barrette

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  • Congratulations on your new talent agency! I’m very glad to see you are still going strong. Karl Zuk, Senior Engineer, Ascent Media, Stamford, CT

  • Thanks for posting the note on Lou. I had missed the article.

    Best always,
    – Peter