ABC News to complement primetime election night coverage with all day feed from streamer
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Coverage begins at 7 a.m. eastern on “Good Morning America” as well as ABC News Live.
The network’s core coverage begins at 7 p.m. that night with Chief Anchor George Stephanopoulos and “World News Tonight” Anchor David Muir, “ABC News Live Prime” Anchor Linsey Davis and ABC News’ powerhouse political team reporting all in New York.
ABC News will simulcast ABC’s coverage starting at 7 p.m. and provide live updates as needed throughout the night.
Below is a breakdown of the other reporters and analysts ABC plans on using in the days surrounding the election:
ABC News’ powerhouse political team features Chief White House Correspondent and “This Week” Co-Anchor Jonathan Karl, Senior Congressional Correspondent and Lead Campaign Correspondent Mary Bruce, Chief Justice Correspondent Pierre Thomas, Chief Global Affairs Correspondent and “This Week” Co-Anchor Martha Raddatz, Senior White House Correspondent Cecilia Vega, “World News Tonight” Weekend Anchor and Chief National Affairs Correspondent Tom Llamas, Senior National Correspondent Terry Moran, White House Correspondent Rachel Scott, Correspondent Trevor Ault, FiveThirtyEight Editor-in-Chief Nate Silver, Special Correspondent Matthew Dowd, Chief Legal Analyst Dan Abrams, Political Director Rick Klein, Deputy Political Director MaryAlice Parks and Contributors Chris Christie, Yvette Simpson, Rahm Emanuel, Heidi Heitkamp, Kate Shaw and Sara Fagen. Chief Business Correspondent Rebecca Jarvis will report on the latest developments regarding the economy, and Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Jennifer Ashton will report on healthcare and COVID-19.
ABC News will provide on the ground coverage reporting on battleground states and competitive races across America with “Nightline” Co-anchor Byron Pitts, “Nightline” Co-anchor Juju Chang, “GMA3: What You Need To Know” Co-anchor T.J. Holmes, “Good Morning America” Weekend Co-anchor Eva Pilgrim, “Good Morning America” Weekend Co-anchor Whit Johnson, Chief National Correspondent Matt Gutman, Transportation Correspondent Gio Benitez and Correspondents Deborah Roberts, Victor Oquendo, Stephanie Ramos, Alex Perez, Adrienne Bankert, Marcus Moore, Janai Norman, Kayna Whitworth and Kaylee Hartung.
ABC News Live will kick off live, around-the-clock Election Day coverage when the country’s first polls begin to open at 7:00 a.m. ET on Tuesday, November 3. The streaming news channel will join forces in primetime with ABC News and then continue streaming breaking news and election results overnight as vote counting continues. As Americans wake up on Wednesday, November 4, ABC News Live will continue with live coverage at 7:00 a.m. ET with the latest news, results and analysis. On both days Anchor Diane Macedo and Correspondent Kyra Philips will lead the streaming news channel’s live daytime and afternoon coverage, respectively, with live updates from Senior Washington Reporter Devin Dwyer and correspondents across the country providing viewers with the latest news, context and analysis on the top events and voter issues. Throughout Election Day the streaming news channel will present special half-hour issue-based discussions with voters from around the country. Holmes will moderate a discussion on the racial reckoning in America. “GMA3: What You Need To Know” Co-anchor Amy Robach and Dr. Ashton will moderate a conversation on COVID-19 and healthcare. Raddatz and Moran will take viewers through what she heard from voters on her cross-country road trip for ABC News’ “Six for the Win” series.