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New Director, Upgrades to Times Square Studio for ‘Good Morning America’

Some changes coming to “Good Morning America.” The show’s director John D’Incecco has left, and today begins his new job directing ABC daytime talker “The Chew” which premieres next month.

GMA Senior EP James Goldston announced that Jeff Winn, with whom he worked on “Nightline,” will be the new director of the ABC morning show. “Jeff will also continue in his role as Executive Director for ABC News,” writes Goldston in a note to staff, obtained by TVNewser.

The news comes as “Good Morning America” prepares to vacate the upstairs location of its Times Square studio and move into a new facility on the ground level. “It will enable us to move seamlessly from segments inside to outside, and sometimes to do segments that involve both inside and outside elements,” writes Goldston.

Earlier this year, GMA vacated the ground floor as a cost saving measure. But now that it is giving up the upstairs, they are returning downstairs.

The new studio debuts September 6.

Email from Goldston after the jump..

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Jeff Winn named Executive Director, ABC News

Jeff Winn has been named Executive Director, ABC News as part of ABC’s digital transition. Winn will continue to serve as director of “Nightline” and special projects, while adding “20/20″ and overseeing the DGA news division staff to his workload. Winn started at ABC as the director of “Nightline” in 2005.

The internal memo from Bob Murphy is after the jump…

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Winn, D’Incecco Now Senior Directors at ABC News

ABC_news_8-21.jpgABC News EVP Dave Davis has announced that Jeff Winn and John D’Incecco have been named Senior Directors at ABC News.

Winn has been directing “Nightline” since 2005 and will now oversee the DGA staff in the Washington News Bureau, which includes “World News,” “Nightline,” “America This Morning,” “World News Now,” “Weekend News,” and “This Week.”

D’Incecco, who has been working at “Good Morning America since 1999, will oversee the Times Square staff which includes “GMA Weekend” and “GMA,” which he’ll continue to direct.