Van Scott is coming back to ABC News as the vice president of communications after moving to VICE Media Group in 2020.

(AdWeek)

(AdWeek)

What’s Happening:

  • Deadline has reported that Van Scott will be coming back to ABC News as the VP of communications.
  • Scott had left ABC to work at VICE Media Group back in 2020 as their vice president of corporate communications.
  • Before leaving, Scott oversaw communications strategy for ABC News and led rollouts for various interviews including President Joe Biden, President Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton, and more. He oversaw the communication team for ABC’s coverage of the 2016 and 2020 president elections. Scott had also worked on World News Tonight with David Muir.
  • Coming back, Scott will now be responsible for publicity strategies for the news division, which had been vacant since May.
  • He will report to Kim Godwin, president of ABC News, and Shannon Ryan, president of content marketing, Hulu and general entertainment.
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