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.
NEW YORK (AP) — A veteran New York television reporter has died after suffering a brain hemorrhage after covering a story. WABC-TV says 49-year-old Lisa Colagrossi was stricken while returning to the station from a fire scene Thursday. Colagrossi was taken to a hospital, where she died Friday. Colagrossi joined WABC-TV shortly after the World […]