Mistress of Ceremonies
Amy Robach is the co-anchor of ABC News’ “GMA3: What You Need to Know,” a daytime program bringing viewers the latest news, information and human interest stories each day. She also reports for “Good Morning America,” co-anchors ABC News’ “20/20” and reports across ABC News platforms.
Since joining ABC News, Robach has interviewed countless newsmakers. Recently she’s had exclusive, headline-making interviews with Hunter Biden, the son of former Vice President and presumptive 2020 Democratic nominee Joe Biden, who became a focal point of a political firestorm; New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on his COVID-19 response; Tonya Harding for a two-hour “Truth and Lies” primetime special; Gretchen Carlson, in her first television interview on sexual harassment in the workplace; and Monica Lewinsky, in her first network interview in over a decade.
Robach has covered major national and global news events such as the mass shootings at the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, TX; Pulse Nightclub in Orlando, FL; and Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newton, CT. She has also reported on the 2020 election campaigns of Joe Biden and President Donald Trump and the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis, MN and its aftermath. Her international reporting includes coverage of terrorist attacks in Manchester, UK and in Brussels, Belgium. She also traveled to Iceland to report on the front lines of climate change with the world’s most elite ice climbers and reported live from Tanzania on the poaching epidemic and its impact across the globe. In 2014, she traveled to Nigeria to interview Malala Yousafzai, the seventeen-year-old who was campaigning to free hundreds of captive school girls. She also reported live from South Africa just days after the shooting of Oscar Pistorius’ girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.
Robach anchored ABC News’ Olympic coverage of the 2018 Winter Games in PyeongChang, South Korea; the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; and the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. She also contributed to network-wide coverage on Election Night 2016 from Trump headquarters and the Washington Mall in Washington, DC for the 2017 Presidential Inauguration.
Recently for “20/20” Robach exclusively interviewed Kelly Ripa in the wake of the news of Regis Philbin’s passing as well as Leanna Taylor, the woman whose ex-husband was convicted of their toddler death in a hot car. She also extensively covered the University of Virginia campus rape case landing the first interview with Dean Nicole Eramo following the retraction of the infamous Rolling Stone article.
In 2015, Robach wrote a New York Times bestseller titled “Better: How I Let Go of Control, Held On
To Hope, and Found Joy in My Darkest Hour" about her unexpected journey with breast cancer
after being diagnosed following an on-air mammogram on GMA.
Before joining ABC News, Robach worked at NBC News from 2003 to 2012. In 2007, Robach was the
co-anchor of Saturday TODAY and an NBC News National Correspondent. During that time, she
also filled in as weekday TODAY co-anchor and newsreader and NBC Nightly News anchor. Prior
to that, Robach was an anchor for MSNBC from 2003-2007. She also worked as a correspondent for
WTTG TV in Washington, DC and WCBD TV in Charleston, SC.