ABC News senior VP of talent strategy, development and research Amy Entelis is leaving the company t0 join Sucherman Consulting Group. At Sucherman Entelis will serve as executive VP of talent strategy starting in May.
“Amy has found and groomed some of the best anchors, correspondents and producers in television news,” said ABC News president Ben Sherwood in an email to staff. “The result of Amy’s eye and efforts can be seen in the daily quality of our broadcasts. Around the clock, our audience benefits from the work of a remarkable group of journalists.”
Sherwood is expected to name Entelis’ replacement in the coming weeks.
TVNewser hears that among the names being considered is Barbara Fedida, who had served as the top talent executive for CBS News since 2006, before leaving when new management took over in February of this year.
Sherwood’s note, and the announcement from Sucherman, are after the jump.