Sunday, Oct. 12, 12:30–2:30 p.m.
Room: Marriott Ballroom
Amy Robach was named news anchor for "Good Morning America" in March 2014. Since joining ABC News, Robach has traveled nationally and internationally to cover major news events. She reported live from South Africa just days after the shooting of Oscar Pistorius' girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, and anchored a special 20/20: "The Fast Times of Oscar Pistorius." She anchored ABC News coverage of the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, and reported from London for the birth of Prince George. Breaking news stories in the United States that Robach has covered include: Superstorm Sandy, reporting live from the Rockaways on the one-year anniversary; and the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in Newtown, Connecticut.
In addition, Robach has reported and hosted several 20/20 programs for ABC News. In 2012, she spent weeks in the Utah desert to take viewers inside the world of polygamist leader Warren Jeffs and the FLDS for the primetime special, "Breaking Polygamy: Secrets of the Sect." In December 2013, Robach hosted the two-hour primetime special, "Secrets of the Castle: Beyond Downton Abbey," for which she traveled to the English and Scottish countrysides to go behind the scenes of "Downton Abbey," and explore the present day British aristocracy. Before joining ABC News, Robach worked at NBC News from 2003 to 2012. In 2007, she was the co-anchor of "Saturday TODAY," and an NBC News national correspondent. During that time, she also filled in as "Weekday TODAY" co-anchor, Weekday Newsreader and anchor for "NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams."