Former "Today" weekend co-host will contribute to all of ABC News' programming and platforms
Amy Robach, the weekend co-host of NBC's "Today" show, is jumping ship to join ABC News as a national correspondent, ABC News president Ben Sherwood told employees in a note Monday morning.
Robach, who has co-anchored "Weekend Today" since 2007, will be based in New York. In addition to her "Today" duties, Robach spent several years anchoring morning news programming for MSNBC.
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At ABC News, Robach will contribute to all broadcasts and platforms, Sherwood said.
Robach's career highlights include landing the first interview with disgraced Illinois governor Rod Blagojevich following his arrest on corruption charges in 2009.