Press Release

September 26, 2022

ABC News Anchor Linsey Davis Expands Role To Include ABC News Radio

The ‘ABC News Live Prime’ and ‘World News Tonight - Sunday’ Anchor Steps Into Role Held by Late ‘ABC World News Tonight’ Anchor Peter Jennings and Former ‘Good Morning America’ Co-Anchor Charlie Gibson


Davis Will Anchor the Live National Radio Newscast Monday Through Thursday Beginning Today, Sept. 26, at 5:00 p.m. EDT on ABC News Radio Affiliates


*ABC News Radio

Beginning today, “ABC News Live Prime” and “World News Tonight – Sunday” anchor Linsey Davis will deliver the top stories in ABC News Radio’s national 5:00 p.m. EDT newscast Monday to Thursday each week. The live newscast is available to affiliates across the ABC News Radio network and is distributed as a podcast updated hourly on all major podcast platforms.


Davis anchors “ABC News Live Prime with Linsey Davis,” which is ABC News Live’s first-ever streaming evening newscast, and “World News Tonight – Sunday.” She also serves as a correspondent filing reports for “World News Tonight with David Muir,” “Good Morning America,” “20/20” and “Nightline.”


“Linsey is the triple threat of ABC News. She anchors the evening news on broadcast TV, ABC’s live streaming channel and now on radio,” said Liz Alesse, vice president of ABC Audio. “It’s a testament to her dedication to reaching audiences across the country on all platforms.”


As anchor of ABC News Radio’s 5 p.m. drivetime newscast, Davis steps into a role held by late “ABC World News Tonight” anchor Peter Jennings and former “Good Morning America” co-anchor Charlie Gibson.


About ABC Audio
ABC Audio is America’s premier source for radio news, entertainment and lifestyle content, and podcasts. ABC News Radio reaches more Americans than any other commercial broadcaster through its network of more than 1,600 radio stations and digital distributors. ABC Audio also offers stations access to Air Power, which provides on-demand access to original video and social media content, and ABC Digital, a 24/7 service providing stations news, entertainment and lifestyle digital text stories. ABC Audio is also part of the Walt Disney Company’s top-ranked podcasting network. ABC’s growing podcast portfolio includes ABC News’ flagship daily news podcast, “Start Here,” as well as the critically acclaimed, chart-topping hits “The Dropout” and “In Plain Sight: Lady Bird Johnson.”


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