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Former ABC News executive working with January 6 panel on upcoming hearings

James Goldston — the former president of ABC News who also served as a producer for some of the network’s most successful news programs like 20/20, Nightline and Good Morning America — is helping the committee to produce the hearings and their presentation.

The committee has hopes of putting on hearings that don’t look like traditional congressional proceedings, and instead are multi-media presentations that weave a narrative outlining the committee’s findings. Their goal is to demonstrate how former President Donald Trump and his allies peddled a false narrative about the election that laid the groundwork for the riot at the Capitol on January 6, 2021.

The committee’s first hearing is this week at 8 p.m. ET on on June 9.

Axios was the first to report of Goldston’s role with the committee. A spokesperson for the committee told CNN they do not comment on personnel decisions.

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