Cecilia Vega ABC News Official Biography

ABC News Chief White House Correspondent and Anchor

— -- Cecilia Vega is an Emmy award-winning ABC News anchor and the network’s Chief White House Correspondent. Her work can be seen on all ABC News platforms, including "Good Morning America," “World News Tonight with David Muir,” "Nightline" and "20/20."

Cecilia has covered President Donald Trump since his very first press conference after winning the 2016 election. Since then, she has had a front row seat to a presidency unlike any other, pressing the administration on everything from Russia to immigration.

Her coverage of the administration’s family separation policy and handling of the COVID-19 pandemic, in addition to her one-on-one exchanges with President Trump, have led to some of the most defining moments of the administration.

Before she covered President Trump, Cecilia logged more than 239,000 miles and spent more than 500 days on the campaign trail covering Hillary Clinton’s 2016 presidential bid, while also anchoring the Saturday edition of “World News Tonight.” She also reported on the reelection and inauguration of President Barack Obama.

As Chief White House Correspondent, Cecilia will continue her role as an anchor for ABC News.

Cecilia first joined ABC News in 2011 as a correspondent based in Los Angeles.

Her assignments have taken her around the world reporting on major moments in history such as a papal conclave and the Olympics. In the wake of the nuclear disaster in Fukushima, Japan,

Cecilia traveled to the disaster zone, suiting up and going inside the radioactive power plant — twice. She took a submarine to the bottom of the Arctic and petted whales in the Sea of Cortez. She’s interviewed everyone from celebrities to world leaders.

Before joining ABC News, Cecilia was an Emmy-winning reporter for ABC's KGO-TV in San Francisco. And prior to transitioning to broadcast news, Cecilia made her mark as an award-winning print reporter, most recently at The San Francisco Chronicle.

Cecilia is a San Francisco Bay Area native. She and her husband, Ricardo, live in Washington with their rambunctious Boston Terrier, Jalisco.