Channing Dungey has just made history!! She is the new president of ABC’s Networks Entertainment Division. This also makes her the first African American to be the head of a major network.
According to TheYBF: “TV Executive Channing Dungey (above, alongside “Scandal” star Kerry Washington) has been named the new President of ABC Entertainment, becoming the first black executive to run one of the Big Four networks’ entertainment division, according to Deadline.
A black woman will now be running a major network after former president Paul Lee abruptly left the network. Apparently, there was some sort of “power struggle” between Paul and Ben Sherwood, co-chairman of Disney Media Networks/ president of Disney|ABC Television Group, and it caused Paul to bail.”
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