Radio Disney's Michael Riley Named President Of ABC Family
August 30, 2010 at 6:03 PM (PT)
RADIO DISNEY SVP/GM MICHAEL RILEY has been tapped by parent THE WALT DISNEY CO. to be the new President of cable's ABC FAMILY. RILEY joined DISNEY from the SVP/GM post at TURNER BROADCASTING in 2008.
RILEY replaces PAUL LEE, who became Entertainment President of the ABC TELEVISION NETWORK after STEVE MCPHERSON resigned last month.
"I am extremely proud to have been part of a great team at RADIO DISNEY and very much look forward to joining the incredibly passionate and inventive team at ABC FAMILY," said RILEY. "Their success over the past few years has been exceptional, driven by innovative storytelling, unique characters and iconic branding, and I'm honored to be given the opportunity to help build this amazing Millennial brand."