Kendis Gibson has been upped to co-anchor of ABC’s World News Now and America This Morning. Gibson has been filling in on the overnight/early morning shows for the last year.
“A thoughtful and versatile journalist, he’s a great match for the overnight hours,” writes ABC News president James Goldston in a note to staff, obtained by TVNewser.
A native of Belize, Gibson joined ABC News in December 2014 from WJLA in Washington. Gibson as also been a reporter/anchor for CNN and HLN, CBS Newspath and NBC Newschannel.
“World News Now is having its best season in three years, and America This Morning has had a remarkable run at #1 across all key demos for the past 16 years,” writes Goldston. “Kendis is sure to help them reach even greater heights.”