ABC News to Lay Off 25 Percent of Staff

If you have a pitch sitting with an ABC News producer, better follow up quickly. ABC announced today it will cut 300-400 news division staffers as part of a “transformation” to make the division leaner. The layoffs represent up to 25 percent of ABC News’ total staff.

UPDATE: PRNewswer spoke with ABC News President David Westin about the PR implications of the layoff.

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