Correspondent Byron Pitts joins ABC News from CBS

Associated Press
Correspondent Byron Pitts joins ABC News from CBS

FILE - This Aug. 10, 2007 file photo shows then Democratic presidential hopeful Sen. Barack Obama, D-Ill., left, answeing questions from members of the National Association of Black Journalists at the 32nd NABJ Convention at Bally's hotel-casino in Las Vegas, with moderator Byron Pitts, of CBS News. Pitts is jumping from CBS to ABC News, where he will be chief national correspondent and a fill-in anchor for various broadcasts. He spent 15 years at CBS News, where he covered political conventions and the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. ABC News President Ben Sherwood said in a memo to his staff Monday announcing the hire that Pitts "has a unique talent for stories about people and communities facing the longest odds." (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, file)

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