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[26 Mar 2014 | No Comment | ]
Ben Sherwood to Succeed Anne Sweeney as President of Disney/ABC Television Group

The Walt Disney Company has announced that ABC News President Ben Sherwood will replace Anne Sweeney as co-chairman, Disney Media Networks and president of the Disney/ABC Television Group.
Sweeney recently announced that she is leaving her position in February 2015 to pursue a career on the creative side of the entertainment industry.
In his role as ABC News President, Sherwood has successfully driving Good Morning America to the #1 spot in morning news programs, launched Fusion – the joint venture with Univision – and brokered a partnership with Yahoo to create the …

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[5 Dec 2010 | No Comment | ]
GMA Alum Ben Sherwood Named President of ABC News

 Ben Sherwood will succeed David Weston as president of ABC News, Disney announced on Friday.
In an emailed statement, the global media company said that Sherwood, 46, will head up editorial, programming, and digital operations for the news division – a natural fit for Sherwood, whose background brings a lot of diversity to the role.
In addition to positions with the news divisions of CBS, NBC, and ABC, during his career, Sherwood has written a novel, “The Death and Life of Charlie St. Cloud,” and has founded an online support group, TheSurvivorsClub.org, a …