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Riley Named ABC Family President

Television and radio executive Michael Riley has been named president, ABC Family. He reports to Anne Sweeney, co-chair, Disney Media Networks, and president, Disney/ABC Television Group. Riley will have oversight of ABC Family's original programming and acquisitions; franchise management, marketing, sales and operations; and be responsible for the overall strategic and creative direction for the channel.

Previously, Riley was senior vice president and general manager of Radio Disney, where he oversaw the strategic management of the Radio Disney network and its portfolio of 36 owned radio stations. He joined The Walt Disney Co. in April 2008. Before that, he was senior vice president and general manager, Turner Broadcasting System, Europe, Middle East and Africa.



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