ABC News promotes Slavin


Paul Slavin, executive producer of ABC's World News Tonight, has been upped to senior vice president of ABC News. He will
continue to executive-produce the newscast during a transition period.

As senior VP, Slavin will oversee newsgathering and
manage ABC News' affiliate news service, ABC Radio, NewsOne, (
) and ABC
News special events. He will report to ABC News president David Westin.

Slavin has executive-produced World News Tonight since April 2000. He
first joined ABC News in 1979 as a desk assistant.