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ABC News Media Relations Director Leaving To Start Consultancy

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First on PRNewser: ABC News Director of Media Relations Paige Capossela Green is leaving the company to start, “a new venture as a communications/pr consultant.”

As PRNewser previously reported, David Ford has been promoted to publicist and will now represent “World News with Diane Sawyer.”

Capossela Green’s email to friends and colleagues after the jump.

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Major Shifts At ABC PR Coincide With Recent Anchor Changes

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First on PRNewser: With the recent anchor changes at ABC News, there is a major shift in publicists representing each of the news broadcasts.

Natalie Raabe, who had been the publicist for “World News with Charles Gibson” moves to “Good Morning America.” Raabe worked with new co-anchor George Stephanopoulos at ABC’s Washington bureau. Joining Raabe at GMA is Alyssa Apple.

Current GMA publicist Bridgette Maney moves to prime-time, as “20/20″ gets a new co-anchor in Chris Cuomo. Maney worked closely with Cuomo at GMA.

And David Ford has been promoted to publicist and will now represent “World News with Diane Sawyer. The changes take effect today. All the publicists continue reporting to ABC News SVP Jeffrey Schneider.

UPDATE: Full memo from Schneider to staffers after the jump.

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