Media People On The Move: OWN Head, Diane Sawyer, Root’s New EIC, More

Former Fox Broadcasting Chairman of Entertainment Peter Liguori is joining Discovery as the company’s Chief Operating Officer. One of his main duties will be leading the launch of OWN: The Oprah Winfrey Network. (RBR)

Diane Sawyer confirmed this morning on Good Morning America that this week will be her last as anchor. (TVNewser)

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Joel Dreyfuss has been named editor-in-chief of The Root, effective today. He was previously editor-in-chief of Red Herring. (FBDC)

W+K Amsterdam ECD John Norman will join The Martin Agency in February and become Chief Creative Officer. (AgencySpy)