CNN's Scott Moves To ABC News

CNN PR exec Van Scott (CNN's Early Start and New Day) is exiting the cable news net Friday to join the broadcast side.

In a note Friday, Scott said he would be moving to ABC news as of Jan. 13, where he will be communications director for Diane Sawyer, World News and ABC News' political and election coverage, as well as breaking news.

He had been with CNN for the past four years.

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.