EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONSPublished August 15, 1995
JOE GANGONE has been named Sr VP/Sponsorship Sales for Madison Square Garden. Gangone has been VP/Sales for WNBC-TV in New York for the past three years....MSG also appointed NEIL DAVIS as VP/Ad Sales for the Knicks and Rangers and SCOTT EPSTEIN as Dir of Local Sales. MARTY SHAPIRO was promoted to Manager of National Sales (MSG).... NICHOLAS LANGONE and ROBERT WAGLEY have joined Rainbow SportsSales as National Sales Managers. Langone, who was Dir of Sales for Premiere News Network, will head the New York division, while Wagley, who was General Sales Manager for WSYX-TV in Columbus, OH (BROADCASTING & CABLE, 8/14).... SAL PAOLANTONIO, former political and sports reporter for the PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, has joined ESPN as a Philly-based correspondent for "SportsCenter" (ESPN)....BRIAN WALKER has joined the USTA as Communications Coordinator. He was the Assistant Dir of Media Relations for the Yankees (USTA).