Rebecca S. Campbell was named president and general manager at WABC New York.
Campbell comes from WPVI Philadelphia, where she held the same titles. Both stations are ABC owned-and-operated.
Campbell succeeds Dave Davis, who was named executive vice president at ABC News.
ABC Stations president Walter Liss credited Campbell for doing “a sensational job” at WPVI. “Her outstanding leadership skills and knowledge of the business make her ideally suited for the top post at WABC New York,” he said.
Campbell graduated from Bloomsburg State College in Pennsylvania.
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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.