Robin Roberts celebrates 30 years with ABC and Disney

By Matt Collins Article may include affiliate links

Good Morning America” anchor Robin Roberts is marking 30 years with ABC and the Disney family.

  • Roberts began her TV career at WDAM in Mississippi before moving to WLOX.
  • From there, she moved up to WSMV in Nashville and WAGA in Atlanta.
  • In 1990, she joined ESPN as a reporter. At the time, Disney had not yet acquired ABC or ESPN yet (that would happen in 1996).
  • After years of appearing on both ABC and ESPN, including “Good Morning America” as a news anchor, she was named main co-anchor of the show alongside Diane Sawyer.
  • Sawyer would leave in 2009 to anchor “World News Tonight” and ABC paired her with George Stephanopoulos.
  • Roberts publicly battled both breast cancer and a bone marrow disease during her time at “GMA.”
  • During Jan. 15, 2020’s “Good Morning America,” the team took a look back at her time with ABC and Disney.