AD Scoop – Tuesday August 30, 2016

Tuesday August 30, 2016

Pac-12 Networks: Oprah Winfrey Network vice president Alden Mitchell Budill has been hired as head of distribution, Cal associate AD for strategic communications Wesley Mallette has been hired as vice president of communications, Ned Watkins has been promoted to senior VP of integrated marketing and sales, and Ryan Currier and Mark Kramer have been promoted to vice presidents and co-heads of the digital department.

Minnesota: Julie Manning has been announced as executive associate AD and SWA. She arrives from Wyoming, where she served as senior associate AD of sport administration and SWA.

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