He joins the station on May 3 from KTRK Houston, another ABC Owned Television Station.
Chad Matthews moves from news director to GM at the ABC O&O flagship, replacing Debra O’Connell, who was named president of networks for Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution last fall.
The pandemic puts a new ABC initiative to the test finding stories “hiding in plain sight” using data journalism. “We gather the data, we analyze the data and we put it in the hands of the local stations to go do a uniquely local story,” John Kelly says.
The veteran television sales executive moves to ABC’s flagship station in New York, succeeding Scott Simensky.
The company promotes her from EVP, sales and marketing, of Disney|ABC’s consolidated advertising sales group.
WABC News Director Camille Edwards announced she is officially leaving the ABC flagship in New York after six years.
He’s stepping down after a long career, much of it with the ABC Owned Station Group. Davis started his career in broadcast news as a news photographer in 1977 at KTRK, the ABC O&O in Houston. He was first named president-GM of WABC in 2003. From 2007 to 2010, he was EVP of ABC News. In 2010, he returned to WABC as president-GM.