Saturday September 12, 2020
A former WSET reporter was announced as the new co-host of the ABC News programs World News Now and America This Morning Wednesday, Sept. 9. (Abdi/ABC News)
LYNCHBURG, Va. (WSET) -- A former WSET reporter was announced as the new co-host of the ABC News programs World News Now and America This Morning Wednesday, Sept. 9.
Since March 2020, she’s joined Kenneth Moton at the anchor desk covering the pandemic, the protests in the wake of George Floyd's murder, the economy, Ghislaine Maxwell’s arrest and the election.
She joined the network in January 2019 as a multi-platform reporter in Washington, D.C., where she eported on a wide range of stories, from President Trump’s administration and developments on Capitol Hill to the 2020 presidential election and escalating crisis between the United States and Iran.
According to ABC News, Mona Kosar Abdi joins the anchor desk for the network’s overnight programming.
She was also a key member of the ABC News team that provided around-the-clock coverage of the impeachment of Trump for the network’s affiliates.
Abdi worked with WSET as a reporter and fill-in anchor from January 2014 to December 2016.