ABC News White House correspondent Ann Compton will leave her role with the network and retire on Sept. 10, POLITICO Playbook reported this morning. Her final day marks 41 years with the network, covering seven presidents.
Disney/ABC Television Group co-president Ben Sherwood offered Mike Allen for his morning newsletter, “Our first reaction when she shared the news: ‘Say it ain’t so.’ Our next: ABC News has been blessed every single day since she first walked in the door in 1973. We love her, we thank her, we wish her the very best, and we know she’s going to have a blast with Dr. Hughes and her wonderful family. She will always have a home in our White House booth and ABC News.”
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