ABC News veteran Vija Udenans has been hired as director of broadcast operations effective Oct. 4.
Udenans, whose career at ABC spanned more than 20 years, was ABC’s White House producer from 1994 to 2007. Recently she has been a Washington-based producer for “World News Tonight” and “Good Morning America." Earlier in her career, Udenans was director of broadcast operations for the ABC News Washington bureau.
She has received the Peabody Award and the Dupont-Columbia Award, both for coverage of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.