“Banner Is Savoring The Good News At Least For A Moment”

By Brian 

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Jon Banner is also this week’s Fifth Estater in Broadcasting & Cable. An excerpt:

  Banner enjoys spending his limited down time with his wife, Sara, a former ABC News producer, and their two daughters. But in some ways, the job is more all-consuming than ever.

“When you get close in anything, whether it’s sports or evening-news races, you start working harder because you can taste it,” he says. “We know we have a ton of work to do to keep this up.”

Still, admits Banner, “there is some joy to seeing success after all this.

“There’s nothing that can really justify Peter’s early death,” he says. “But it’s gratifying to see a lot of hard work by a lot of people through some very difficult years pay off.”

Here’s the full piece…