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Published October 29, 1997
TBS named ALAN SMITH as Dir of Sports Marketing. Smith comes from Nucleus Sports Marketing Group where he was Managing Partner (TBS)....The NHL Nashville expansion team named SCOTT LOFT as Dir of Ticket Sales and HOLLY CONNER as Manager of Special Projects (NHL Nashville)....SHELLEY THOMAS has joined the SLOC as Senior VP/Olympic Public- Communications. Thomas has been VP/Public Affairs for Smith's Food & Drug Centers (SALT LAKE TRIBUNE, 10/28). ...JEFF BLAIR has joined the Toronto Globe & Mail's Quebec bureau as a national sports correspondent. Blair will work out of Montreal where he previously covered the Expos for the Montreal Gazette (Toronto GLOBE & MAIL, 10/29).