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ABC News Producer Dax Tejera Dies Suddenly From Heart Attack at 37

ABC News producer Dax Tejera passed away on Christmas Eve from a heart attack.

Tejera was just 37 years old at the time of his death.

Tejera took on the role of executive producer of This Week with George Stephanopoulos in 2020. He had a wife named Veronica and two young daughters.

ABC News president Kim Godwin sent out a memo announcing his death on Saturday.

The memo read:

ABC News Family,

It’s with a heavy heart and great sadness that we share that our friend and colleague, Dax Tejera passed away suddenly of a heart attack last night.

As EP of “This Week with George Stephanopoulos” Dax’s energy, passion and love for that show, ABC News, and you, shined every Sunday morning. That same love was extended to his precious girls.

Our thoughts are with his wife, Veronica, the couple’s two young daughters, and the entire Tejera family.

If you need immediate support, please call our 24/7EAP support line.

We will share more details in the coming days.

On this Christmas Eve, hug your loved ones a little tighter. And please lean on each another.

ABC has been in litigation for denying religious exemptions for the vaccine.

ABC Producer Erica Gonzalez passed away the week before Tejera. Her cause of death has not been revealed at this time.


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