Full Name
Ryan McCormick
Job Title
Executive Director of Engineering & Studio Operations
Company
ABC News
Speaker Bio
Ryan McCormick is the Executive Director of Engineering & Studio Operations, overseeing ABC News Engineering and the day-to-day operational needs of all ABC News programing, including Good Morning America, World News Tonight with David Muir, Nightline, World News Now, America This Morning, This Week with George Stephanopoulos and Special Reports. In addition to the daily staffing needs, he works closely with the show executive producers and the engineering team to identify and implement new technologies in an effort to support ABC News’ storytelling needs.

McCormick joined ABC News in 2012, after having played a key role in the transformation of the ABC News workflow by assisting in the implementation and training of staff on the first Network News Automated Control Room. Since then, he aided in the design and launch of ABC/Univision’s (150,000 sq ft facility) joint venture, Fusion, and have led multiple studio and control room builds.

With more than 20 years in the broadcast industry, McCormick began his career with the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) in Toronto working in operations. Prior to joining ABC News, he spent eight years at Ross Video in Ottawa, Ontario, managing their training department. In that role, McCormick worked in many different markets and observed different workflows while installing production switchers and newsroom automation systems around the world.
Ryan McCormick