Rob Nelson (reporter)

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Rob Nelson
Born(1978-06-05) June 5, 1978 (age 35)
New Jersey [1]
Alma materUniversity of North Carolina at Chapel Hill [1]
Occupationformer Co-anchor of World News Now and America This Morning - ABC News Correspondent, 2013-present
Years active2000–present
 
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Rob Nelson
Born(1978-06-05) June 5, 1978 (age 35)
New Jersey [1]
Alma materUniversity of North Carolina at Chapel Hill [1]
Occupationformer Co-anchor of World News Now and America This Morning - ABC News Correspondent, 2013-present
Years active2000–present

Rob Nelson (born June 5, 1978) was an American news anchor. Nelson co-anchored the overnight news programs World News Now and America This Morning on ABC with various co-anchors, including Vinita Nair,[2] Peggy Bunker,[3] Tanya Rivero,[4] Yunji Die Nies,[5] Paula Farris,[6] Diana Perez[7] and frequent fill-in Sunny Hostin.[citation needed] Nelson left on March 15, 2013.[8] He originally joined ABC on July 12, 2010.[1] John Muller succeeded Nelson as co-anchor of "World News Now"; Nelson's enormous popularity led to him becoming a regular fill-in for Muller. In January 2014, Nelson will join WABC-TV as co-anchor of the weekend morning newscasts, replacing Phil Lipof.

Before coming to ABC, Nelson had been an anchor for WWL-TV in New Orleans, and worked for the newspaper Times-Picayune.[9]

He is a native of southern New Jersey and a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.[1]

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  1. ^ a b c d "ABC News names Rob Nelson as co-anchor"
  2. ^ Feb 18, 2011 10:06 AM by Meagan Morris (2011-02-18). "ABC News' Vinita Nair leaves news for a soap opera". Sheknows.com. Retrieved 2013-09-01. 
  3. ^ "Morning Anchor Peggy Bunker Leaving KOMO - TVSpy". Mediabistro.com. 2013-02-20. Retrieved 2013-09-01. 
  4. ^ "Tanya Rivero News Stories and Articles". Abcnews.go.com. Retrieved 2013-09-01. 
  5. ^ "Yunji De Nies ABC News Official Biography - ABC News". Abcnews.go.com. Retrieved 2013-09-01. 
  6. ^ "ABC News Announces “World News Now” and “America This Morning” Co-Anchor Paula Faris". Retrieved 19 July 2012. 
  7. ^ "(log in only)". New York Times. Retrieved 2013-09-01. 
  8. ^ "ABC News Announces New Assignments for Paula Faris, Diana Perez, Marci Gonzalez and Linzie Janis - ABC News". Abcnews.go.com. 2013-01-18. Retrieved 2013-09-01. 
  9. ^ Nola.com

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