World News Producer Susie Banikarim Joins Newsweek/Daily Beast

The hiring binge continues at The Newsweek/Daily Beast Co. LLC, as ABC News World News with Diane Sawyer producer Susie Banikarim was named executive producer of video for The Daily Beast and Newsweek.

REVISED at 12:20 p.m. ET: She will join a familiar face at NewsBeast: vice president Kathy O’Hearn, who came on board in December after serving as executive producer of CNN’s Campbell Brown and Amanpour. Prior to CNN, O’Hearn was the executive producer of ABC News’ This Week.

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