Dax Tejera Obituary, Death – Executive producer for This Week with George Stephanopoulos Dax Tejera fell unexpectedly after having a heart attack. A few weeks remain until his 38th birthday. Tejera, who was 35 years old at the time, was appointed executive producer of This Week just weeks before the Covid-19 outbreak started, and the newscast immediately climbed to the top among Adults 25-54. In 2017, he started working as a senior producer for ABC News in the Washington bureau.

He also remotely hosted shows from all over the country while producing specials from the talks between Trump and Putin in Helsinki and Singapore. Tejera coordinated newsmaker interviews and reported on significant breaking news, such as the pandemic, the 2020 presidential election, and the January 6 violence at the Capitol. Executive producer of the Sunday show before that. Tejera also provided commentary for a variety of online and special ABC News events.

In September 2021, Corazón de América – Celebrating Hispanic Culture, an ABC primetime spectacular honoring the achievements and contributions of the more than 60 million Americans of Latino and Hispanic descent, was co-executively produced by him. He also created programs like The Briefing Room, which offers a brief examination of notable events that occurred in the White House press briefing room, as part of his endeavor to increase the amount of streaming programming that is available from ABC News. Prior to the 2018 midterm elections, he also worked as the executive producer of primetime streaming election specials.

Before joining ABC News, Tejera co-produced the HBO documentary Hate Rising, which looked at the rise of the alt-right and white nationalist movements and worked as executive producer of America with Jorge Ramos. Tejera previously held the position of a producer at MSNBC, where she contributed to the founding of Jansing & Co. and Now with Alex Wagner. He started out working for NBC News as a researcher and assignment editor. Tejera leaves behind a wife and two little kids.