Rhiannon Ally Named Co-Anchor, ‘World News Now’ and ‘America This Morning’

Rhiannon Ally will anchor ABC News' overnight programs
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Rhiannon Ally has been named co-anchor of ABC’s overnight programs World News Now and America This Morning. She joined ABC News in December 2021 as a freelance correspondent for NewsOne and substitute anchor for the group’s overnight programs.  

“I am extremely proud of this dedicated group whose work continues to shine as ATM dominates the competition in all demos, and WNN is consistently a strong performer in overnight,” said Kim Godwin, ABC News president, in a memo to staff. 

Ally was previously an anchor at KSHB Kansas City and WFOR Miami, and was substitute anchor and entertainment reporter at WCBS New York. She also cohosted Meredith’s syndicated show Better TV. 

Ally authored the children’s book Mommy, Please Don’t Go to Work!

Michael Malone

Michael Malone, senior content producer at B+C/Multichannel News, covers network programming, including entertainment, news and sports on broadcast, cable and streaming; and local broadcast television. He hosts the podcasts Busted Pilot, about what’s new in television, and Series Business, a chat with the creator of a new program, and writes the column “The Watchman.” He joined B+C in 2005. His journalism has also appeared in The New York Times, The Philadelphia Inquirer, Playboy and New York magazine.