WABC/Channel 7 has appointed Camille Edwards to oversee the more than 40 hours of live news programming. As VP of News, Edwards is also in charge of the station’s content on all platforms, including online and Taxi TV. She succeeds news director Kenny Plotnik, who left WABC June 1 after 25 years.
Edwards has more than 20 years of journalism and management experience, including major market stops in Washington, Chicago, and Philadelphia.
“Camille Edwards’s proven commitment to excellence in local TV news, along with her innovative work expanding news content to new-media platforms, made her the ideal choice for the top news post at WABC-TV,” Dave Davis, WABC president and general manager, says. “We’re all proud to welcome Camille back to the ABC Owned Television Stations Group and look forward to her continuing success ahead at WABC-TV.”