ABCNEWS.com hires former Rocketboom host

ABC News has signed prominent video blogger Amanda Congdon, the former host of the popular videoblog Rocketboom, to produce a weekly blog for ABCNews.com. The network implied that her reporting may be similar to her work on Rocketboom, which mixed light and serious subjects.

Congdon is also in the midst of developing a comedy series with HBO.