Avila Gets Promotion At ABC

By Brian 

ABC Newser Jim Avila is now the network’s “senior law and justice correspondent,” David Westin announced today.

Quoting the press release: “In this new position, Mr. Avila will take a lead role in the coverage of trials and justice issues, utilizing the resources of ABC News’ respected law and justice unit. He will continue to be a correspondent for ’20/20,’ will contribute to ‘Primetime’ and will also report for all ABC News platforms.”

Avila joined ABC from NBC in 2004