Kathy O'Hearn Named VP at The Daily Beast/Newsweek

Former “This Week” executive producer Kathy O’Hearn is leaving the TV news business to join the Daily Beast/Newsweek. O’Hearn will serve as a VP at the new joint venture.

She was most recently at CNN where she served in a number of roles, including as executive producer of Campbell Brown‘s 8 PM program and executive producer of Christiane Amanpour‘s show.

O’Hearn left “This Week” in 2008 to oversee ABC’s special event politics coverage, and moved to CNN in 2009. Earlier this year she took over the EP gig at Brown’s program.

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