ABC News ups Bengtson

Producer now responsible for all editorial content, prod'n

ABC News on Monday upped Craig Bengtson to exec producer of “World News Tonight Saturday & Sunday.”

In his new gig, Bengtson will be responsible for all editorial content and production.

Previously, Bengtson was senior producer for ABC’s weekend evening newscast. He also was a senior producer with the weeknight “World News Tonight With Peter Jennings.”

Before joining the Alphabet in 1997, Bengtson worked for a decade at CBS News as a producer.

The exec producer position at ABC’s weekend newscast had been vacant since last summer.

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