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December 18, 2019

Jo DiSante, Television Executives

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Jo DiSante

Jo DiSante

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Jo DiSante is a Vice President of Current Programming at ABC Entertainment.

After working as a creative executive and producer in feature films, Jo joined ABC in 2006 as an executive in the Office of the President of the Entertainment Group. In 2011, she transitioned into Current Programming at the network where she has overseen current series including The Good Doctor, The Rookie, American Housewife, Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., and United We Fall and past series Quantico, Nashville, The Middle, Agent Carter, Galavant, The Muppets, and Private Practice. She also provides creative and strategic support for ABC News and manages in-show integrations of Disney I.P. into ABC primetime scripted series.

Outside of her purview at ABC, Jo is a member of the Television Academy’s Peer Group Executive Committee; is on the Steering Committee of We For She, a women's advocacy group that strives to find practical ways to bring about a gender-balanced landscape in television; is the executive sponsor of Women @ Disney’s Peer Mentor Circles; and advised on the development of an employee-driven online mentor matching program at Disney/ABC Television Group.

Jo DiSante is a Vice President of Current Programming at ABC Entertainment.

After working as a creative executive and producer in feature films, Jo joined ABC in 2006 as an executive in the Office of the President of the Entertainment Group. In 2011, she transitioned into Current Programming at the network where she has overseen current series including The Good Doctor, The Rookie, American Housewife, Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., and United We Fall and past series Quantico, Nashville, The Middle, Agent Carter, Galavant, The Muppets, and Private Practice. She also provides creative and strategic support for ABC News and manages in-show integrations of Disney I.P. into ABC primetime scripted series.

Outside of her purview at ABC, Jo is a member of the Television Academy’s Peer Group Executive Committee; is on the Steering Committee of We For She, a women's advocacy group that strives to find practical ways to bring about a gender-balanced landscape in television; is the executive sponsor of Women @ Disney’s Peer Mentor Circles; and advised on the development of an employee-driven online mentor matching program at Disney/ABC Television Group.

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