ABC News Correspondent & Anchor
Since joining ABC News in 2004, Bill Weir has anchored several launches and landings of the Space Shuttle, was the first American to broadcast live from Tibet and led off 2007’s Earth Day special with an unprecedented underwater live report from the Great Barrier Reef.
His in-depth reports on the economic rise of China and India were signature features on Good Morning America, and he led the network’s coverage of Iraq, Where Things Stand at the height of the American troop surge. Domestically, Weir’s reporting often focuses on innovative solutions to America’s biggest problems, from border security and new energy to health care and education reform to the cause and effect of 2009’s recession.
Weir is the co-anchor of Nightline, and the former weekend edition of Good Morning America and his reporting is seen on World News with Diane Sawyer, Nightline and 20/20. In June 2007, he was named host of the ABC News magazine iCaught, and as a writer and host, he produced special hours for the network on topics ranging from religion to brain science to the rise and fall of General Motors.