Co-anchor, "Nightline" and Co-anchor, "Primetime Live"
Cynthia McFadden was named co-anchor of ABC News "Nightline" in October 2005 and assumed anchor duties at the end of November; she is based in New York. She joined ABC News in February 1994 as the network's legal correspondent. Two years later, she was named a correspondent for "PrimeTime Live" and last year was named a co-anchor of "Primetime." Ms. McFadden will continue to co-anchor and report for the program.
(ABC)Most recently on "Primetime," McFadden reported and anchored two hours on the lives of children in America. The first was a ground-breaking documentary ("Family Lost, Family Found" June, 2005) following three children being raised by their grandmothers in Newark, New Jersey. The documentary was shot over a four year period and provided intimate portraits of these children and their grandmothers' lives.