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Al Jazeera America Names An ABC Veteran President

Al Jazeera America named its president, who will have "full responsibility for the new channel’s strategy and editorial operations": Kate O'Brian, a 30-year veteran of ABC currently an ABC News senior vice president, writes Brian Stelter. The announcement "is a surprise; her name was not mentioned in any of the speculation about who Al Jazeera might pick to run the American channel."

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