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Lea Ann Leming Joins ABC News from HLN

Lea Ann Leming starts today as the Executive Producer of ABC News Digital. Leming joins from HLN Digital, where last year she oversaw the launch of HLNtv.com. Leming replaces Ed O’Keefe who left ABC News in June for the start-up Now This News.

A CNN veteran, Leming also helped create CNN.com. In fact, she wrote the first story for the site on Aug. 30, 1995 as NATO began a series of airstrikes against Bosnian Serb targets.

Leming will report to Joe Ruffolo, SVP of ABC News Digital.

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Former CNN Executive Eason Jordan Joins Social Video Startup Now This News

The former chief of news at CNN, Eason Jordan, has joined social web TV start-up Now This News as general manager.

Now This had been called Planet Daily while it was still in development. In June it hired veteran ABC News digital executive Ed O’Keefe as editor in chief. That means that two veteran TV news executives will be at the helm of the start-up, which also counts former staffers from NBC, Fox News and PBS among its ranks.

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Promotions at ABCNews.com

ABC News president David Westin announced today the ABCnews.com promotions of Deirdre Michalopoulos to senior managing editor and Ed O’Keefe to managing editor. WebNewser has more info plus Westin’s email to staff.