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Candace Caruthers has been named Editorial Director of WABC-TV, it was announced recently by Kenneth H. MacQueen, Vice President and General Manager of the ABC Owned Television Station in New York City. Ms. Caruthers, who has been Director of Community Relations at WABC-TV since March, 1976, replaces Patrick B. Muldowney.
Commenting on Ms. Caruthers' appointment, Mr. MacQueen said, "Candy has played an important part in the station's overall efforts and policy relating to the needs of the community by helping to translate specific community concerns into viable local programming. Her wide experience will be of immeasurable significance in the continuing achievement of WABC-TV's editorial goals and objectives."
Ms. Caruthers originally began her career in broadcasting in June, 1969 as a reporter and producer at KAKE-TV, the ABC affiliate in Wichita, Kansas. Within two years, she moved to New York City where she held positions in television and news production and writing—first at WNEW-TV on the Metromedia owned station's locally produced "Midday Live" and "Wonderama" series (December, 1972-73) and then at the ABC Television Network (September, 1973-74) on the ABC News award-winning religious-cultural series, "Directions."
One year later, Ms. Caruthers served as a researcher and associate producer of "Round Table," an arts review series, "Thin Edge," a mental health program, and a journalism review series, "Behind The Lines," all productions of public television's WNET/Channel 13.
A native of New York City, Ms. Caruthers grew up in Kansas City, Kansas, where she received her formal education.
She is a graduate of Howard University with a BFA degree in radio/tv and drama and has taught newswriting at the New York City Community Film Workshop.
Ms. Caruthers and her husband, Roy Morrow, reside in Manhattan.


Sylvia Hueston has been named Director of Community Relations for WABC-TV, it was announced recently by Kenneth H. MacQueen, Vice President and General Manager of the ABC Owned Television Station in New York City. 

In commenting on Ms. Hueston's appointment, Mr. MacQueen said, "Ms. Hueston has had a long association with governmental and community organizations and we are delighted that those experiences will be applied to the station's overall efforts and policy in relating to the needs of the community."

For the two years prior to joining WABC-TV, Ms. Hueston worked most recently as the Staff Administrator to New York State Senator Carl McCall (Democrat-Liberal, 28th District), having been promoted from Legislative Assistant and Communications Aide during her tenure.

Ms. Hueston subsequently was President of her own public relations firm, The Hueston Group, Ltd., New York, where she was responsible for creating promotional and marketing concepts for civic organizations engaged in public service activities.

From 1972-1975, Ms. Hueston served as a counselor at Baruch College, The City University of New York. She has also worked as Director of the Greater New York Fund's 1972 Summer Program and as a public relations representative at Eden Advertising and Communications, Inc.

A native of Louisville, Kentucky, and a graduate of Fisk University where she received a B.A. degree in psychology and mathematics and an M.A. degree in psychology, Ms. Hueston matriculated at New York University in a doctoral program and had been awarded two fellowships for her graduate studies.
Ms. Hueston resides in Manhattan.

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