Kouns named president of Jewelry Television

William Kouns has been promoted to president of Jewelry Television. Kouns was formerly senior VP and chief operating officer of the Knoxville, Tenn.-based television network.

Kouns succeeds Bob Hall, who was recently named chairman and CEO of the channel, which reaches about 70 million homes via cable, satellite, and broadcast.

Hall’s experience covers just about every facet of the home jewelry-shopping network, from jewelry buyer, to show host, to program director.