The Afternoon Ticker: Walters, Duncan, Bash

By Chris Ariens 

  • ABC’s Barbara Walters gets the first interview with Robert and Gladys Zimmerman, the parents of George Zimmerman. The interview airs tonight on “World News” and “Nightline,” and tomorrow on “Good Morning America.”

  • Jericka Duncan has been named a correspondent for CBS Newspath. Duncan joins from CBS-owned KYW-TV in Philadelphia where she’d been a reporter since August 2010. She’s already on the job with her first story, about an Indiana sand dune that swallowed a 8-year-old.

  • CNN’s Dana Bash is dating actor Spencer Garrett, the Washington Post reports. Bash and Garrett were introduced about six weeks ago by mutual friends Jack and Susanna Quinn.¬†Bash and fellow CNNer John King split in March 2012 after four years of marriage. They have a 2-year-old son.