FTVLive told you months ago that WCAU Anchor Aditi Roy had left the NBC O&O and was bound for the Left Coast.
We now know where she is going. Roy is headed to ABC News Los Angeles Bureau.
When Roy left WCAU, she cited her engagement as to the reason for her moving to the west coast. Now she has hooked up with ABC News.
Here is the internal memo sent out by ABC News boss Ben Sherwood:
I am pleased to announce that Aditi Roy is joining ABC News as a Los Angeles-based correspondent reporting for all our broadcasts and platforms.
For much of the past decade viewers in Philadelphia have watched Aditi anchoring morning and evening newscasts for NBC10. She has done extensive reporting on education issues, focusing on the impact of violence in urban schools along with innovative approaches to boosting achievement. Aditi also spent several months in 2011 and 2012 reporting for NBC News broadcasts from Los Angeles.
Her work has been recognized with numerous honors including eight Emmy nominations in categories ranging from “Best Hard News Reporter” to “Best Feature Reporter.”
Aditi’s commitment to education extends well beyond her reporting. She has undergraduate and graduate degrees in political science from UC Berkeley and Stanford and a graduate degree in journalism from Columbia. Last year she earned an M.B.A.from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania. She is also fluent in Bengali and has studied Spanish.
In addition to her many diplomas, Aditi brings great energy, resourcefulness, and creativity to her work and she will be a strong addition to our powerhouse team in California.
Aditi will be in New York this week and please join me in welcoming her to ABC News.