Dax Tejera, executive producer of This Week with George Stephanopoulos, died suddenly of a heart attack on Friday.
Tejera was named executive producer of This Week in 2020, and the show quickly became the most popular Sunday program among adults 25-54.
He distinguished himself by taking the show’s hosts on field trips, broadening the show’s focus beyond the usual emphasis on Beltway politics.
Tejera died suddenly of a heart attack on Friday, ABC News president Kim Godwin announced in a memo shared with staff, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
Dax Tejera Children: Meet Ella and Sofi
Dax Tejera was married to Veronica Rocio Bautista. The couple married on August 3 at Cartagena’s La Catedral de Santa Catalina de Alejandra. The couple has two children named, Ella and Sofi.