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).