In Depth

Bianna Golodryga, ABC News Correspondent

Background: Ms. Golodryga was Wall Street-trained before she was CNBC-trained.

TV News Talent

She worked her way up from being Maria Bartiromo’s assistant in 2001 to New York Stock Exchange bureau producer on 9/11 to segment producer for “The Wall Street Journal Report With Maria Bartiromo” in 2004. She then became CNBC correspondent-with-passport in 2006 and a substitute anchor. And she only minored in economics. Her major was Russian/East European and Eurasian studies. Hired by ABC News in early 2007 for its ABC News Now digital platforms, she was promoted to “Good Morning America” correspondent in July of that year. In addition to her early-morning features, most utilizing her financial fluency, she has reported for “Nightline” and covered the Internet goings-on during the campaign and on Election Night.

Buzz: Although her exotic good looks provoked attempts to label her another “Money Honey,” she’s not easily pigeonholed. Everyone who works with her knows she’s smart, she’s great live and she’s got a sense of humor. She’ll get the chance to do just about everything.