NEW YORK—Kwittken & Company has appointed Patrick Doherty as a managing director in the firm. A former ABC News producer and writer, Doherty will draw on his television expertise to support and expand the agency’s broadcast relationships as well as guiding Kwittken & Company clients on broad media strategy development and execution.
Doherty comes to Kwittken & Company with nearly a decade of experience at ABC News. He most recently served as a writer and producer for the network’s award-winning Good Morning America show. In addition, Doherty served as manager of ABC News’ affiliate service, where he directed editorial content, assigned correspondents to day-of-air coverage; coordinated satellite feeds and directed live shots.
Doherty also acted as a coordinating producer for several major news stories, including the capture of Saddam Hussein, Hurricane Katrina and the death of Pope John Paul II. His coverage of the 9/11 tragedy earned Doherty and the team Peabody, DuPont and Emmy awards.