Chris Cuomo





8/9/1970 , Queens, New York

Birth Name

Christopher Cuomo




Christopher Cuomo joined ABC News in 1999. He contributes stories to the newsmagazines "20/20" and "Primetime Thursday," as well as to "Good Morning America."

Since coming to ABC News, Mr. Cuomo has continued his award-winning news and feature coverage, receiving acclaim from more than a dozen different journalism organizations and award festivals. In addition to covering breaking news phenomena, including the events surrounding 9/11, he has covered the conflicts in Pakistan and Afghanistan, as well as Operation Iraqi Freedom. During the recent war in Iraq, he reported on how U.S. troops were being trained to fight effectively in urban combat scenarios.

Mr. Cuomo's "Good Morning America" profile of inspiring 12-year-old poet Mattie Stepanek was recognized with a News Emmy award, making him one of the youngest correspondents to receive this award in network news history.

Domestically, Mr. Cuomo has reported extensively on drug policy and the related developing issues confronting today's youth, from both their legal and human perspectives. He has covered sexual abuse and hazing in high school sports and emerging criminal patterns. As the correspondent involved with ABC News' Earth Day 2000 special, he traveled across the country to report on global climate change.

Prior to joining ABC News, Mr. Cuomo was a correspondent for the Fox News Channel and Fox Broadcast Network's "Fox Files," where he reported on a wide range of stories, focusing on controversial social issues. He also served as a political policy analyst for Fox News Channel and, prior to his affiliation with Fox, had made similar appearances on CNBC, MSNBC and CNN.

Mr. Cuomo is a bar-admitted and licensed attorney. A New York native, he received his law degree from the Fordham University School of Law in New York City, and his undergraduate degree from Yale University.