ABC News Has Its U.S.-North Korea Summit Coverage Plans in Place

By A.J. Katz 

Last month, the always-unpredictable President Trump canceled the U.S.-North Korea summit that was set to take place in Singapore on June 12. Eight days later, he announced the summit was back on.

ABC is sending its high-profile talent to Singapore later this week to cover Tuesday’s event, with covering beginning on Sunday June 10 on ABC and ABC News digital.

George Stephanopoulos will lead broadcast coverage from Singapore with World News Tonight anchor David Muir, chief global affairs correspondent and This Week co-anchor Martha Raddatz, chief White House correspondent Jonathan Karl, White House correspondent Tara Palmeri and correspondent Karen Travers on the ground with the latest developments from the summit.


This Week will be anchored by Stephanopoulos and World News Tonight will be anchored by Muir on Sunday from Singapore.

Stephanopoulos will also anchor GMA from Singapore starting on Monday. In the run-up to the summit, Raddatz will report from Seoul, South Korea before arriving in Singapore.

Senior White House correspondent Cecilia Vega will report from Washington on the reactions stateside, and Tom Bossert, ABC News contributor and former Homeland Security advisor to Pres. Trump, will contribute to ABC’s ongoing coverage.

Nightline will devote its entire program to the North Korea summit beginning Monday. and its live 24-hour streaming news network ABC News Live will cover the summit and events surrounding it beginning Monday, with reporting and analysis from ABC News anchors, correspondents and analysts. Comprehensive coverage will be available on, ABC News social pages (Facebook, Twitter and Instagram) and the ABC News OTT and mobile apps.

ABC News Radio will provide extensive coverage of the North Korea summit anchored by Travers with reporting by Palmeri. The ABC News Radio team will provide live coverage, one-hour specials, special reports and one-minute status reports.

ABC NewsOne, the affiliate news service of ABC News, will provide full coverage of the summit with Travers and Palmeri.  NewsOne provides news content and services for more than 200 ABC affiliates and international news partners.