ABC News announced on Tuesday that the network has a new New York-based correspondent as Mona Kosar Abdi takes over, per TV journalist.
“Mona is a passionate and skilled journalist who is leaving our wonderful team overnight, where she served as co-anchor of ‘World News Now’ and ‘America This Morning,'” ABC News President Kim Godwin said. in a press release.
Prior to becoming ABC News New York correspondent, Kosar Abdi was a co-anchor of the network’s overnight news programs World News Now and America This Morning since September 2020.
“Mona first walked through the doors of ABC News in January 2019 as a cross-platform reporter based in Washington, DC. In this role, she reported on a variety of stories, including the administration of former President Donald Trump and the 2020 presidential election,” Godwin said. added.
“She was a vital member of our powerful political reporting team, providing uninterrupted coverage of Trump’s impeachment to our affiliates.”
Prior to joining ABC News, Kosar Abdi was an anchor and reporter at WEWS, the ABC affiliate in Cleveland, Ohio.
While at WEWS, she reported on the political and economic aspects affecting Northeast Ohio’s most vulnerable residents.