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Channing Dungey, First Black Entertainment Executive at a Major Network, Is Leaving ABC

Nov 16, 2018 - The New York Times
Board and Executive Moves

Channing Dungey, the first black executive to run the entertainment division at a major network, is leaving ABC, the company said Friday.

The move was announced just a few months before the Walt Disney Company, ABC’s corporate parent, is scheduled to finish its acquisition of much of 21st Century Fox, which will greatly increase the company’s television holdings. The expanded Disney television empire will be overseen by incoming Fox executives.

Ms. Dungey, who took over the strug...