ABC News' Deirdre Michalopoulos Joins The Daily Beast

dailybeast072910.png Exclusive: The Daily Beast has hired Deirdre Michalopoulos as its VP of live and digital events. In her new position she will “oversee all live events, conferences, and integration of content.

Michalopoulos comes to the Daily Beast from ABC News, where she was senior managing editor of shows and show integration. In that role she created digital companion products for programs like “Good Morning America,” “ABC World News” and “Nightline.” Prior to that position she was managing editor of ABCNews.com and was also a producer for ABC News and ABC News NOW.