Amy Robach Named ABC News Correspondent

The NBC News anchor spent the last six years as anchor on "Weekend Today."
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Amy Robach, who has been with NBC News and MSNBC for nine years, is joining ABC News as a correspondent based in New York.

The expected announcement came Monday from ABC News president Ben Sherwood, who called Robach a “tenacious and skilled reporter.”

Most recently, Robach was part of the Weekend Today team -- she has anchored the Saturday edition of the broadcast for the past six years. She bid an on-air farewell to her Today colleagues on last Saturday’s show.

She begins her ABC News duties after Memorial Day.

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