TVNewser tipsters tell us more executive changes could be in the works at ABC News. ABC NewsOne VP Kate O’Brian is being tasked with a project to review the assignment desk. The desk is currently overseen by VP of news coverage, Mimi Gurbst. What this means for Gurbst is not yet clear. An ABC insider says O’Brian’s review should be finished in a few weeks. The insider says the review had been planned before last week’s hiring of Dave Davis as ABC News’ new #2.
>More from an insider: Gurbst is “a much-loved figure at ABC News who will be taken care of.”
>More, More from a tipster: “Gurbst is going to World News to work in a senior capacity.” Another tipster writes Gurbst will now be working for EP Jon Banner, who once worked for Gurbst on the desk.