Industry Moves Roundup: Tribune; MTV; Fox News; Roo Group; IMG

Tribune Broadcasting: Rick Felty has been promoted to VP-digital media, a new post at the Tribune Company unit. Felty was VP-creative services. He is charged with directing the central operations for the broadcasting group’s 27 websites while coordinating online efforts in each local market. Additionally, Felty, who’s been with Tribune since 1990, will serve as the go-between for Tribune Broadcasting and Tribune Interactive, and will focus on content sharing. Release.

MTV: John MacDonald, the former president of content and programming at Veoh, has been tapped to fill the vacant slot of SVP, content programming and strategy at MTV. He will oversee the monetization of MTV’s TV and digital programming, and act as a liaison to MTV’s sales, marketing and promotional teams. MacDonald’s hire is seen as solidifying the realignment of the senior programming, begun at the end of last month, and is designed to streamline development and production. (B&C)

Fox Business Channel: Ray Hennessey, most recently editor of Dow Jones-Hearst Media’s SmartMoney.com and former news editor at Dow Jones Newswire, is taking the job of managing editor and director of the upcoming Fox Business Channel website. (via DJ Newswire.)

Roo Group: The online video aggregator has added three senior execs. Bert Solivan, formerly an SVP at FOX News, has been named EVP and GM; Paula Balzer, former CMO at Clear Channel Entertainment, will take the same post at Roo; Rick Gell, co-founder of film archive Second Line, which is now owned by Corbis, is the new chief content officer. All three will report directly to president and COO Steve Quinn. Release.

IMG: Olivier Gers, formerly GM of FremantleMedia Licensing Worldwide, is taking on the newly-created positions of SVP, global head of new media and co-head of the company’s recently formed unit, IMG Entertainment. He will be based in New York and will co-head IMG Entertainment with London-based Alastair Waddington, the EVP of IMG Media. Gers’ primary focus will be on both online and mobile business development and content creation across all digital platforms. (Worldscreen.)

Warner Bros.: Warner Bros. Home Entertainment has promoted Andy Mellett to SVP, VOD for Warner Bros. Digital Distribution. Mellett has been at Warner Bros. since 2000 as VP of VOD Sales.