Awards & Winners

David Westin

Date of Birth 29-July-1952
Place of Birth Flint
(Michigan, United States of America, Area code 810)
Nationality United States of America
Profession Businessperson
David Westin is an Advisor to NewsRight, where he served as President and CEO from 2011 to 2012. Before that, he was president of ABC News, responsible for all aspects of ABC News’ television broadcasts, including World News with Diane Sawyer, Nightline, Good Morning America, 20/20, Primetime, This Week with Christiane Amanpour, and World News Now, and ABC News Radio. During his tenure, ABC News received eleven George Foster Peabody Awards, 13 Alfred I DuPont Awards, four George Polk Awards, more than 40 News and Documentary Emmys, and more than 40 Edward R. Murrow Awards. On September 6, 2010, Westin announced he would retire from ABC, but would remain until the end of the year to give the company time to find a replacement. One news report said Westin was forced out by Disney CEO Robert Iger, but others reported that he had decided to pursue other interests—with one saying that he "got to announce his departure on his own terms."

Awards by David Westin

Check all the awards nominated and won by David Westin.


News & Documentary Emmy Award for Outstanding Live Coverage of a Current News Story – Long Form
Honored for : ABC News Special Events
(Inauguration 2009 \u2011 Barack Obama)