Anne Sweeney, co-chairman, Disney Media Networks and president, Disney-ABC Television Group today announced that respected local television station executive Rebecca Campbell has been appointed to the position of President, ABC Owned Television Stations Group. In this role Ms. Campbell will report directly to Ms. Sweeney and have chief management responsibility for the 10 ABC owned television stations and for the Group’s ABC National Television Sales rep firm. Campbell succeeds veteran television executive Walter Liss who today announced his retirement as President, ABC Owned Television Stations Group. He will immediately move into a consultancy role for the Station Group to assist in the transition. Most recently Ms. Campbell served as the President and General Manager of WABC-TV in New York, the ABC Television Stations Group’s flagship station in the nation’s largest television market.
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