Kerry Smith is the senior vice president of editorial quality for ABC News. In this role, she is responsible for the editorial standards for all multimedia platforms and heads up the editorial review process for Lincoln Square Productions, which produces nonfiction programming, documentaries and scripted content for broadcast, cable and digital distribution.
A former investigative producer, Smith has produced documentaries, news programing and special events broadcasts for ABC News. Her work has been honored with Peabody, DuPont and Emmy awards for long-form journalism and breaking news coverage.
Smith serves on the board of directors for Reporters Instructed in Saving Colleagues (RISC) and The International Women’s Media Foundation. She is also a member of the Advisory Boards of the nonprofit journalism organizations ProPublica and TheGroundTruth Project, and is a member of the leadership council on The Committee to Protect Journalists. She was a 2015 Sulzberger Fellow at the Graduate School of Journalism, Columbia University.