ABC AFFILIATE NEWS DIRECTOR ADVISORY BOARD

The ABC Affiliate News Director Advisory Board is the affiliate's voice to the network.  The Board consists of ABC affiliate news directors, each representing a geographic region or market size.  The Board's mission is to facilitate ideas and dialogue between the affiliates and the ABC network in the area of news.  The Board holds monthly conference calls where issues and ideas are raised and discussed.  The current list of Board reps are below.  We encourage you to contact your representative on the Board with any questions, issues, or concerns you have about ABC News.  If you are interested in more information about the Board, please contact Al Prieto, Vice President of NewsOne, at al.prieto@abc.com or at 212-456-3534.

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ADVISORY BOARD MEMBERS:

ABC AFFILIATE NEWS DIRECTOR ADVISORY BOARD

REGION I: PACIFIC AND MOUNTAIN

Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington, Wyoming

HOLLY GAUNTT/KMGH, Denver

Phone: 303-832-0200/ e-mail: holly.gauntt@kmgh.com

 

REGION II: NORTH CENTRAL

Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wisconsin

BEN HART/WISN, Milwaukee

Phone: / e-mail: bhart@hearst.com

 

REGION III: SOUTH CENTRAL

Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Oklahoma, Texas

CAROLYN MUNGO/WFAA, Dallas

Phone: 214-977-6296 / e-mail: cmungo@wfaa.com  

 

REGION IV: NORTHEAST

Connecticut, DC, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, Vermont, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island

MITCH JACOB/WJLA, Washington

Phone: 703-236-9303 / e-mail: mjacob@sbgnet.com

 

REGION V: EAST CENTRAL

Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, Virginia, West Virginia

RHONDA LAVELLE/WXYZ, Detroit

Phone: 248-827-9400/ e-mail: rhonda.lavelle@wxyz.com

 

REGION VI: SOUTHEAST

Alabama, Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee

MATT PARCELL/WFTV, Orlando

Phone: 407-822-8300 / e-mail: matt.parcell@wftv.com

 

MARKETS 1-50

KEITH CONNORS/WTNH, New Haven

Phone: 203-784-8830 / e-mail: keith.connors@wtnh.com

 

MARKETS 51-100

DARREL LIEZE-ADAMS/WZVN, Fort Myers

Phone: 239-939-6223 / e-mail: darrel.lieze-adams@water.net

 

MARKETS 100+

STEVE GOODSPEED/WDIO, Duluth

Phone: 218-727-6864 / e-mail: sgoodspeed@wdio.com

 

OWNED STATIONS REPRESENTATIVE:

CAMILLE EDWARDS/WABC, New York

Phone: 917-260-7701/ e-mail: camille.d.edwards@abc.com

 

 

ABC REPRESENTATIVES:

 

JOHN ROUSE, Senior Vice President, Affiliate Relations, ABC Network

AL PRIETO, Vice President, ABC NewsOne