Link TV, an independent, U.S.-based global affairs broadcaster, named Paul Mason its new president and CEO. Mason, a 28-year veteran of ABC News, says his blueprint for Link TV includes "next generation" digital news platforms combined with Link's strong foundation of independent global journalism. Previously, Mason served as senior vice president and the executive-in-charge of several ABC News shows, including "Nightline" and "This Week with George Stephanopoulos." Founded in 1999, Link Media operates the Link TV national network and the sites LinkTV.org and ViewChange.org. Mason says his blueprint for Link TV includes "next generation" digital news platforms.