Full Name
Zach Toback
Job Title
Vice President, News and Non-Fiction Production & Studio Operations
Company
Walt Disney Television / ABC News
Speaker Bio
Zach Toback is Vice President, News and Non-Fiction Production & Studio Operations, ABC News.

In this position, Toback is responsible for directing resources across multiple ABC News broadcast platforms that include Good Morning America, World News Tonight with David Muir, The View, 20/20, Nightline, This Week, Longform, Special Events and ABC News Digital.

He manages the overall strategy and leads production and operations for studios, editing, graphics, and engineering as well as day-to-day program operations.

Toback re-joined ABC News in 2011 after spending two years with NBC Universal as Vice President, News Operations. Prior to NBC, he held various editorial and senior operations positions at ABC News from 1995-2009 ranging from Good Morning America, News Operations, NewsOne, and ABCNews.com.

He is the recipient of a 2005 Columbia University-Alfred I. DuPont Silver Baton for coverage of the papal funeral of Pope John Paul II, a 2001 Peabody Award for coverage of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, and a 2008 and 2009 Daytime Emmy with Good Morning America.

Toback received a bachelor’s degree in film and television from Purdue University.

Toback resides in Montclair, New Jersey with his wife and their cat and two rescue dogs. In his free time he enjoys skiing, playing recreational soccer and international travel.
Zach Toback