Linsey Davis is a correspondent for ABC News, filing reports for World News, Good Morning America and Nightline. Davis has covered a wide range of stories, including the Boston Marathon bombing, the Nairobi Mall massacre, the Haiti earthquake, the Casey Anthony trial, the miracle on the Hudson and the 2008 presidential election. In 2009 Davis made waves with her “Nightline” report, “Single Black Female.”
Davis joined ABC News in 2007 as a New York-based correspondent for ABC NewsOne, the network’s affiliate news service. Before joining the network in June of 2007, Davis anchored the weekend evening newscasts at WTHR-TV in Indianapolis. She joined the station as a reporter in 2003 and, during her time there, reported from New Orleans in wake of Hurricane Katrina, from Torino for the 2006 Winter Olympics, and from Athens for the 2004 Summer Olympics. From 2001-03 she was a reporter at WJRT-TV in Flint, Michigan.
Davis has received several honors for her reporting, including two Emmy Awards and a regional Edward R. Murrow Award. In addition, the Center for Leadership Development awarded her with the distinction of “Up and Comer.”
Davis earned her undergraduate degree in psychology from the University of Virginia and a Master of Arts degree in communications from New York University. She is a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. and lives in New York with her husband and son.