Jim Avila

Jim Avila

Senior National Correspondent

Multiple Emmy and Murrow Award-winning journalist Jim Avila is the Senior National Correspondent at ABC News and White House Correspondent for ABC news and Fusion, the ABC/Univision joint venture launching in 2013. He is based in Washington DC.

In this role Avila covers Hispanic America, immigration reform, education, politics and other issues vitally important to the Latino community, the fastest-growing segment of our population. Avila led ABC’s coverage of Bridgegate and Governor Chris Christie and Rick Perry’s indictment on abuse of power charges. He also continues to contribute to “20/20” and other ABC broadcasts and platforms, specializing in law and justice and consumer investigations.