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After Going from BigLaw to ABC News, Author of ‘Exit Interview’ Witnessed Seismic Changes
By Rachel M. Zahorsky
Sep 10, 2012, 01:35 pm CDT
Listen now: After Going from BigLaw to ABC News, Author of ‘Exit Interview’ Witnessed Seismic Changes
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David Westin currently serves as an advisor to NewsRight, where he previously was president & CEO. From 1997 through the end of 2010, Westin was President of ABC News and under his direction, ABC News launched its website, ABCNews.com; started the first live, streaming 24-hour news service, ABC News Now; and transformed the ways that it collected, produced, and reported the news through extensive use of digital technology. Before taking the helm at ABC News, Westin was President of the ABC Television Network and General Counsel of the parent company, Capital Cities/ABC. He was a partner and associate at Wilmer, Cutler & Pickering in Washington and, immediately after law school, clerked for J. Edward Lumbard on the Second Circuit and for Lewis F. Powell on the Supreme Court.