LOS ANGELES: ABC has named Susan Binford its new communications head for the ABC Television Network and ABC Broadcast Group, which includes the radio division and ABC-owned broadcast stations.
Binford, who will assume the title of SVP of communications, will report to network president Alex Wallau, as well as Zenia Mucha, SVP of communications for parent company Walt Disney.
Binford will oversee both internal and external communications for the network, including serving as chief spokesperson.
Binford was most recently EVP of public relations for the CNN News Group. Prior to that, she served as head of PR and communications for the entertainment networks group at Turner Broadcasting System.
Binford will be based in Los Angeles.