‘The View’ names first Black executive producer

FROM WIRE REPORTS

ABC announced this week that Candi Carter has been promoted to executive producer, becoming the first African-American to hold the title at “The View.

160226_entertainment02“This season ‘The View’ has once again been at the very heart of the political conversation and cultural conversation in America,” said James Goldston, president, ABC News. “Candi and the team have worked tirelessly to make ‘The View’ the place to be heard for an impressive roster of celebrities, politicians and people in the news.”

Carter joined the daytime talk show in August as the interim show runner after 15 years at “Oprah Winfrey Show.’’

“It’s an honor to be part of the extraordinary legacy built by Barbara Walters, the exceptional, funny and smart women at the table led by Whoopi Goldberg and a terrific team behind the scenes,” said Carter. “Every day is a thrill.”

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