ABC News’ Cecilia Vega Named ’60 Minutes’ Correspondent

Bill Owens, executive producer of “60 Minutes,” called Vega a “sensational reporter and storyteller,” in the Thursday announcement. Vega said in the statement that the appointment was a “dream come true.” Vega will start at ratings leader “60 Minutes” in the spring as a correspondent. She has led ABC’s White House coverage since President Joe Biden won the 2020 election. Before that, she was ABC’s senior White House correspondent covering the Trump administration. Also at ABC, Vega was the lead reporter for Hillary Clinton’s 2016 presidential campaign.

TV’s Top White House Correspondents (All Female) On Covering Trump, Biden And Becoming The Story

ABC’s Cecilia Vega, CBS’s Nancy Cordes, NBC’s Kristen Welker, CNN’s Kaitlan Collins and PBS’s Yamiche Alcindor open up about holding the current administration to account while lifting each other up: “We’ve got each other’s backs.”

Cecilia Vega Gets New Role in ABC News Washington Shuffle

ABC News named Cecilia Vega the Disney news unit’s chief White House correspondent.

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NAB Show To Feature White House Press

TV and radio correspondents from ABC, CBS, NBC and PBS will be on hand in Las Vegas to offer
“Tales From the White House Beat.”

Trump Insults ABC Reporter Cecilia Vega

President Donald Trump insulted Cecilia Vega, a reporter for ABC News on Monday during a Rose Garden news conference, telling her that she “never” thinks even before she had a chance to ask her question.

Tom Llamas To Anchor ABC Weekend News

ABC News said today that Tom Llamas will anchor the Saturday and Sunday iterations of World News Tonight, and Cecilia Vega has been promoted to senior White House correspondent.

Vega, Llamas To Be ABC Weekend Anchors

The network said Monday that Cecilia Vega, who has worked for ABC since 2011 after working in local news in San Francisco, will work on Saturdays. Tom Llamas, who came to ABC from NBC’s New York affiliate, will work Sunday night.