ABC News Names New President

BY: David Bauder NEW YORK – ABC has selected Ben Sherwood, a former producer of ‘Good Morning America’ who left to write novels and start a website, as its news division president. He replaces David Westin, who announced earlier in the fall that he would be stepping down after 14 years. Sherwood takes over a […]

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Diane Sawyer heads to Afghanistan

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) – Diane Sawyer is in Afghanistan, her first overseas trip as anchor of ABC’s ‘World News.’ She’ll anchor from Kabul tonight and tomorrow, and travel with the top U.S. commander there, Gen. Stanley McChrystal. ABC ‘Good Morning America Weekend’ host Bill Weir has been embedded with U.S. forces and will also be […]

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Sawyer Confirms This is Her Last Week on ‘GMA’

NEW YORK (AP) – Diane Sawyer says this week is her last as co-anchor of ABC’s ‘Good Morning America’ as she prepares to replace Charles Gibson on the network’s ‘World News. Gibson is retiring. His last broadcast as anchor on ‘World News’ will be December 18th. Sawyer starts Dec. 21. The 63-year-old Sawyer has been […]

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Sawyer to Replace Gibson on ABC’s ‘World News’

ABC ‘World News’ anchor Charles Gibson is retiring at the end of this year, and ‘Good Morning America‘ host Diane Sawyer has been named as his successor, it was announced Wednesday. Gibson, who has anchored ABC’s evening news since 2006, made the decision to step down after discussions with ABC News president David Westin. In […]

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