By Jeremy Barr via https://www.washingtonpost.com/
Godwin has spent the past 14 years at CBS News. She will replace James Goldston at ABC News.
ABC News has hired Kim Godwin, an executive from rival television network CBS News, to serve as its next president. She will begin the role in May, replacing James Goldston, who left ABC last month.
Godwin will become the first Black woman to run a broadcast television news division.
“Kim is an instinctive and admired executive whose unique experiences, strengths and strategic vision made her the ideal choice to lead the outstanding team at ABC News and build on their incredible success,” Peter Rice said in a statement on Wednesday. Rice is…