ABC News named David Reiter executive editorial director. He will report to Kate O'Brien, senior vice president of news.
Reiter will oversee all newsgathering, including reporting assignments, producers and crews. He will also head up the sharing of news over various delivery platforms.
Reiter has been with the network since 1994, when he joined as a desk assistant in New York. He has also served in supervisory posts in Los Angeles and has been a special-events producer.
Since June, he has been a senior producer at Weekend World News, as well as for special events.
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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.