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ABC names James Goldston president of ABC News
ABC names James Goldston president of ABC News

ABC News has a new accent. James Goldston, a veteran producer who began his career at the BBC in his native Britain, on Thursday was named president of ABC News. The move completed an executive shuffle that began a month ago when Anne Sweeney, president of the Disney/ABC Television Group, said she would leave the company early next year. Goldston, 45, replaces Ben Sherwood, who was named Sweeney's replacement as president of the company's Burbank-based entertainment channels, including ABC, ABC Family and the Disney Channel. ON LOCATION: Where the cameras roll Goldston takes the helm at ABC News at a time of notable growth. ABC's  marquee programs "Good...

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