SBD/August 21, 2012/People and Pop Culture
Published August 21, 2012
NEW DEPARTMENT: Golf Channel yesterday announced the creation of its Editorial Research Unit. Golf Channel Exec Editor GEOFF RUSSELL will oversee the group, while GIL CAPPS will serve as Managing Editor and will relocate from North Carolina to Golf Channel Studios in Orlando. Capps will continue to work tournaments as part of his new responsibilities for Golf Channel and NBC. The net also named REED BURTON Research Editor (Golf Channel).
EXECS: The Cavaliers named MIKE GANSEY Basketball Operations Assistant and Development League Operations Dir (CLEVELAND.com, 8/20)….The Univ. of Wisconsin promoted JEFF SCHMIDT to Assistant AD/Events & Operations (Wisconsin)….George Washington Univ. named SCOTT ALLEN Associate Dir of Athletic Alumni Programs (GWU)….Pacific Univ. named Univ. of Portland Dir of Compliance & Student Services LAUREN ESBENSEN Associate AD and Senior Woman Administrator (Pacific)....Football Federation Australia named DAVID GALLOP CEO, replacing BEN BUCKLEY (REUTERS, 8/21).
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