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The Evening Ticker: Davis, Curry, Guthrie

  • Longtime ABC executive Preston Davis died Monday. Davis, 63, was the retired president of Broadcast Operations & Engineering. Davis joined ABC in 1976, beginning as an engineer in Washington, DC. He was the first African-American president of any division at ABC.

  • In an interview with NBC’s Ann Curry airing on Friday’s “Rock Center”, Jackie and Warren Hance sit down for the first time to talk about the death of their three daughters in a horrific car accident when the girls’ aunt drove the wrong way on a New York State Parkway.

  • In her interview with Pres. Obama Monday, Savannah Guthrie asked about Jay-Z and Beyonc√©‘s trip to Cuba: “I wasn’t familiar that they were taking the trip. This is not something the White House was involved with. We’ve got better things to do.”

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