ABC Exec Dave Davis Returns to WABC

By Andrew Gauthier 

Broadcasting & Cable

Dave Davis is heading back to WABC, the New York O&O he ran before being tapped in 2007 by ABC News president David Westin as executive VP at the news division.

Davis has been named president and general manager of the flagship station, the same position he held from 2003-07.
He succeeds Rebecca Campbell, who recently exited the post to run the ABC station group.

The move had been widely expected inside ABC News, which recently completed a radical restructuring that eliminated 25% of the news division. More…