ABC News Promotes Cathie Levine

Cathie Levine, executive director of media relations for ABC News, was named vice president of communications.

Along with senior VP Jeffrey Schneider, to whom she reports, Levine will oversee all news communications for the Disney-ABC Television Group, including TV, radio and new media.

Levin has been with ABC since 2001, when she joined as a publicist for World News Tonight. She was named executive director of media relations in 2005.

John Eggerton

Contributing editor John Eggerton has been an editor and/or writer on media regulation, legislation and policy for over four decades, including covering the FCC, FTC, Congress, the major media trade associations, and the federal courts. In addition to Multichannel News and Broadcasting + Cable, his work has appeared in Radio World, TV Technology, TV Fax, This Week in Consumer Electronics, Variety and the Encyclopedia Britannica.