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MAVENS ON THE MOVE.

Discovery Communications has promoted DAWN McCALL. to prexy of Discovery Intl. from her current post as senior VP of Discovery Networks Latin America-Iberia.

McCall has overseen Discovery's Latam-Iberia operations since their inception, guiding the February 1994 launch of Discovery Channel in the region and in Spain.

The promotion will take her to company headquarters in Bethesda, Md., where McCall would take over from Donald Wear, who has headed Discovery Intl. since 1997.

Pearson TV has appointed DAVID LYLE as its worldwide head of light entertainment development, acquisition and resources.

Lyle will join Pearson in July from Australia's Nine Network, where he is program development director.

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Publication:Variety
Date:Jun 21, 1999
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