The ABC News correspondent will appear in conversation with NAB President-CEO Gordon Smith on Oct. 18.
A debate full of personal swipes exchanged by Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton also included Trump’s snarky suggestion that moderators Anderson Cooper and Martha Raddatz were favoring Clinton.
Anderson Cooper — who has just signed a new long-term deal with CNN — and ABC’s Martha Raddatz are moderating Sunday’s town-hall debate together, and, sources say, the rival network anchors are at odds over who gets to grill the candidates on the most blistering topics.
NBC’s Lester Holt will moderate the first scheduled presidential debate on Sept. 26. ABC’s Martha Raddatz and CNN’s Anderson Cooper are doing the second and Fox News Channel’s Chris Wallace the third.
ABC News President James Goldston’s announcement today made formal what has been the practice over the past few months on This Week With George Stephanopoulos. Stephanopoulos has cut back on his weekend schedule since he co-hosts Good Morning America during the week. Chief White House correspondent Jonathan Karl will be the substitute host on weeks that the other two aren’t available.
World News Tonight anchor David Muir and ABC’s chief global affairs correspondent Martha Raddatz will moderate two primary debates in the coming weeks, both from New Hampshire, site of the first-in-the-nation primary.
Beginning Jan. 18, On the Radar will examine the defense, intelligence and foreign affairs worlds through the lens of U.S. policy and national security. It’s the latest offering in the Power Players series of shows from ABC News and Yahoo News
Jake Tapper, ABC’s senior White House correspondent, is leaving the network for CNN, where he will anchor a new one-hour news program beginning early next year as CNN’s chief Washington correspondent. Tapper’s exit triggered changes at ABC News. Veteran Washington hand Jonathan Karl will be ABC’s new chief Washington correspondent, and Martha Raddatz’s role will expand as the new chief global affairs correspondent.
The Radio Television Digital News Foundation honored four news leaders for their commitment to the First Amendment and excellence in journalism at the 22nd Annual First Amendment Awards Dinner last night in Washington. The four honorees were NBC’s Steve Capus, ABC’s Martha Raddatz, Schurz Communications’ Marci Burdick and Global Radio’s Jim Bohannon.