World News Tonight gets new chief

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ABC News' Jon Banner is taking over as executive producer of World News
Tonight with Peter Jennings
.

He replaces Paul Slavin, who was recently upped to senior vice president of
news.

Banner was most recently executive producer of This Week with George
Stephanopoulos
.

He has also been senior broadcast producer for World News Tonight and
senior producer overseeing Good Morning America's news segments.

Nightline co-executive producer Tom Bettag is expected to add oversight
of This Week.

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