Cecilia Vega is anchor of ABC News “World News Tonight” Saturday and senior national correspondent. Her work can also be seen on “Good Morning America,” “Nightline” and “20/20.”
Since joining ABC News in 2011 as correspondent, Cecilia’s assignments have taken her around the world, from London for the Olympics, to Rome for the selection of a new pope, and inside Japan’s Fukushima power plant.
Cecilia has reported on the election and inauguration of President Barack Obama. She has interviewed everyone from Mexico’s President Enrique Peña Nieto to Sylvester Stallone. She’s been to the bottom of the Arctic in a submarine, petted whales in the Sea of Cortez and even got to dance Gangnam Style with Psy.
Most recently, she has contributed resourceful reporting on the 2014 midterm election, Ebola cases in the United States, the Sony computer hacking and fallout, and allegations against Bill Cosby.
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 and currently resides in Los Angeles, though these days she spends most of her time in an airplane.