Disney close to picking next ABC News president – NBC News

Disney will launch its Netflix rival, Disney Plus, Tuesday.

Kimberly Godwin, the executive vice-president of CBS News, is in the final stages of negotiations with Walt Disney Co to become president of ABC News, a media report said on Friday.

Godwin, a 14-year veteran of CBS, would become the first Black woman to lead a broadcast news division, NBC News reported, citing two sources with knowledge of the situation.

Disney did not immediately respond to Reuters’ request for a comment outside of business hours.

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