BellSouth Corporation, Atlanta, announced Jeff Battcher is the new vice president-corporate communications. He assumes responsibility for the company's internal and external communications and event marketing departments. Formerly a senior director in charge of media relations, he replaces the retiring Denny Betz. Warner Home Video, Los Angeles, promoted Ronnee Sass to the new position of vice president of publicity and promotion of the company's theatrical catalog, up from executive director of publicity and communications. Stony Brook (NY) University Hospital named Lauren Sheprow director of media relations.
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