Faith-Abubey
Faith Abubey | Biography 2021

Quick Information

  • Full Name Faith Abubey
  • Occupation Journalist, Host
  • Nationality African-American
  • Birthplace Ghana, West Africa
  • Birth Date Jan 23, 1986
  • Age 35 Years, 8 Months
ABC News Correspondent

Faith Abubey | Biography 2021

Abubey also hosts ABC's three-hour weekend 'Good Morning Show' on Saturdays and Sundays

Faith Abubey joined ABC News in Washington as a Multi-Platform Reporter and Correspondent in 2020. At ABC News, she investigated and reported on the Atlanta Braves' secret fight for taxpayer money from Cobb County, disclosed over 100 instances of school bus drivers violating the traffic laws at Atlanta and covered the joint session of the Congress on the presidential election, among several other issues.


Faith Abubey is an 'Emmy Award' winning journalist currently working as an ABC News correspondent. 

Who is Faith Abubey?

Abubey grew up in Ghana of West Africa, until she moved to America when she was 13 years old.

She completed her bachelor's degree in International Relations and Family Studies from Syracuse University and did her master's in Journalism from Columbia University.

Abubey worked in various news channels as an anchor, reporter, multimedia journalist, and producer. She was a Production Assistant in 2004 at Citrus TV, followed by the NBC News –WVIT, where she worked as an Emma Bowen Foundation Scholar. She was also a Co-producer and Anchor at the NewsChannel 9 WSYR - Newhouse School from 2006 to 2008.

In 2009, she moved to Arkansas and began working at the THV11 Channel as the Multi-Media Journalist and the Fill-in Anchor. She left THV11 in 2012 and joined WFMY Television Corporation as a Multi-Media Journalist and Anchor.

In 2017, Abubey's career took a turn when she started working at 11Alive News as an Investigative Reporter and Anchor. At 11Alive News, Abubey was one of the recipients of the 2018 'Emmy Award' for 'Journalistic Enterprise.' Her work has also won multiple 'Emmy Awards' and a 'National Murrow Award.'

Then, in 2020, Abubey joined ABC News in Washington as a Multi-Platform Reporter and Correspondent. At ABC, she covered Atlanta's Braves' Tax Conflict and the 2021 live Joint Session of the Congress on the Presidential Election.

Early Life and Education

Abubey was born on 23 January 1986 in Ghana, West Africa, and was briefly raised there. At the age of 13, she moved to Connecticut.

She completed her bachelor's degree from Syracuse University, New York. She graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in International Relations and Family Studies and was at the Habitat for Humanity and the Renee Crowne Honors Program.

Abubey completed her master's degree in Journalism from Columbia University, New York. While studying, she was involved in the Columbia News Tonight workshop, a weekly one-hour webcast. 

Besides her formal education, she took a Youth Employability Skill fellowship program from 2003 to 2004 at The Hartford Courant.

Career

Abubey initiated her journalism career as a Production Assistant in 2004 at Citrus TV in Syracuse, New York Area. In 2005, she joined the NBC News -WVIT in Hartford as the Emma Bowen Foundation Scholar. She worked there for three years in the news and promotion department, handling day-to-day assignments and writing content scripts. Alongside, she also worked as a Co-producer and Anchor at the NewsChannel 9 WSYR - Newhouse School in New York. It was a weekly news magazine show, and she worked there from 2006 to 2008.

In 2008, after completing her fellowship and job at NewsChannel 9, Abubey briefly worked as a Guest Host and Producer at WNEZ-Radio.

Subsequently, in 2009 she moved to Arkansas to spend time with her family. At Arkansas, she joined the THV11 Channel in Little Rock as the Multi-Media Journalist and the Fill-in Anchor. She worked there till 2012 and covered local political issues, criminal activities and reported live breaking news.

In 2012, Abubey joined as an Anchor and the Multi-Media Journalist at the WFMY Television Corporation in Piedmont Triad. She had specific air time at this channel and also co-hosted six hours of morning news. She was also indulged in trends-related content creation and production, with investigative and breaking news reporting. 

In 2017, she left WFMY and joined 11Alive News Broadcasting in Atlanta, Georgia as an Investigative Reporter and Anchor. During her time there, she won an 'Emmy Award' for 'Journalistic Enterprise.' Followed by that, her investigative reporting and co-anchoring had won multiple 'Emmy Awards' and a 'National Murrow Award.'

Followed by that, she became the co-anchor and investigative reporter for multiple 'Emmy Award' winning and 'National Murrow Award' winning news-magazine shows.

She briefly worked as a General Assignment Reporter for the 11Alive and live-reported elections, Parkland School Shooting, Ferguson Riots, and other important and weather events. She was also involved in volunteering events and community programs and conducted community interviews on ongoing social and political issues.  

ABC News

In 2020, Abubey joined the national broadcasting news channel ABC News in Washington D.C., as a Multi-Platform Reporter and Correspondent.

As an ABC reporter, Abubey conducted and delivered an investigative report on the Atlanta Braves' secret fight for taxpayer money from Cobb County. It led the Braves to drop their multi-million petition on the case.

She also disclosed over 100 instances of Atlanta area school bus drivers violating the traffic laws endangering children's lives.

Abubey further covered the live joint session of the Congress on the presidential election that happened in January 2021. Her coverage was telecasted by the NewsOne channel and 200 ABC-related stations with other International News affiliates.

Abubey hosts ABC's three-hour weekend Good Morning Show on Saturdays and Sundays and co-anchors the Sunday Prime-time Newscasts.

Charity Work and Travel

Abubey is a firm believer in giving a return to the community. She actively participates in community social works and also volunteers with organizations that work in Triad.

She is an avid traveler and went on a world tour in 2016, aiming to visit as many places as possible.

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