-- Keith Garvin is a correspondent for ABC News based in Washington, D.C. He contributes reports to World News Tonight Saturday, World News Tonight Sunday, Good Morning America Weekend Edition, ABC News Radio, and other ABC News broadcasts. He also regularly fills in as an anchor for World News Now. Garvin joined ABC News in 2003 as a correspondent for NewsOne, ABC's affiliate news service.
From September 2003 to April 2005, Garvin covered some of the biggest regional and international news stories for NewsOne, including the war in Iraq, the 2004 presidential campaign, and hurricanes Isabel, Frances, and Ivan. He was in Baghdad for both the historic handover of power in June 2004 and in January 2005 for the country's first free elections in more than five decades.
Prior to joining ABC News Garvin was an anchor/reporter for WTVD-TV, the ABC-owned station in Raleigh, NC. On assignment for WTVD, he was one of the only local news reporters in the country to be embedded with American forces during Operation Iraqi Freedom.
Garvin was one of the first journalists to report live after the ambushes of the Army's 507th Maintenance Unit and the 1st Marine Expeditionary Brigade in the battle for Nassiriyah. He also covered the capture of accused serial bomber Eric Rudolph and the mishandled organ transplant of Jessica Santillan for WTVD.
From 2000 to 2001, Mr. Garvin was a business reporter for ABC affiliate KFSN-TV in Fresno, CA. During his time at KFSN, he covered the Chandra Levy case, the federal trial of Yosemite Park killer Cary Stayner, and the California energy crisis.
Garvin graduated from the Don Reynolds School of Journalism at the University of Nevada, Reno. He and his wife, Lisa, have four daughters.