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ABC-Owned Station Group Safety Director Arrested on Child Pornography Charge

Jeff Jordan, director of safety and broadcast compliance for the ABC-owned television station group, was arrested in Clovis, Calif., accused of possessing and distributing child pornography images, according to the ABC owned station KFSN Fresno.

Jordan, 56, has an office in the KFSN building.

A spokesperson from the ABC Owned Television Stations did not comment.

According to the Fresno Bee, Jordan was arrested Thursday after a search warrant was served at his home by federal agents, Clovis police and sheriff's deputies. Computers and other media storage devices were taken. The paper says Jordan works with ABC digi-net Live Well Network too.

Michael Malone, senior content producer at B+C/Multichannel News, covers network programming, including entertainment, news and sports on broadcast, cable and streaming; and local broadcast television. He hosts the podcasts Busted Pilot, about what’s new in television, and Series Business, a chat with the creator of a new program, and writes the column “The Watchman.” He joined B+C in 2005. His journalism has also appeared in The New York Times, The Philadelphia Inquirer, Playboy and New York magazine.