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Christopher Cuomo    

Co-Anchor for ABC's 20/20; Chief Law and Justice Correspondent for ABC News

Christopher "Chris" Cuomo (born August 9, 1970; Queens, New York) is a television journalist, ABC News chief law and justice correspondent, and co-anchor for ABC's 20/20. He is the son of former New York Governor Mario Cuomo and the brother of current Governor Andrew Cuomo.

Cuomo attended The Albany Academy, received his undergraduate degree from Yale University, and his Juris Doctor from Fordham University and is a licensed attorney. He resides in New York City with his wife, Cristina, and three young children: a son, Mario, and daughters Bella and Carolina Regina.

Cuomo was a correspondent for the Fox News Channel and Fox Broadcast Network’s Fox Files, where he covered a wide range of stories focusing on controversial social issues. He also served as a political policy analyst for Fox News Channel. Prior to Fox News, Cuomo made similar appearances on CNBC, MSNBC and CNN.

As co-anchor of 20/20, Cuomo has championed purposeful journalism. His most recent long-form coverage includes a groundbreaking look at the new face of heroin. His year-long coverage reveals suburban heroin addiction attacking families like never before. Other recent work has tackled major issues such as the Haiti earthquake, child custody, bullying, homeless teens; policy change has come after Cuomo’s undercover look at for-profit school recruiters, leading to an industry clean-up; and Cuomo’s tip from a BMW owner led to a recall of over 150,000 affected models.

Cuomo maintains a website "Cuomo on the Case" (, where Cuomo can take questions, and which acts as a platform for his reporting and discussion on a number of issues.

Cuomo has two weekly digital programs, The Real Deal and Focus on Faith, which discusses matters of spirituality and appears with Father Edward Beck on ABC News Now, the network’s 24-hour digital outlet.

Cuomo's has received including multiple Emmy Award nomination. Notably, Cuomo’s Good Morning America profile of the 12-year-old poet, Mattie Stepanek, was recognized with a News Emmy, making Cuomo one of the youngest correspondents to receive a News Emmy in network news history. Cuomo has been awarded Polk and Peabody Awards for team coverage, and his work has been singled out in the areas of breaking news, business news, and legal news, with the Edward R. Murrow Award for breaking news coverage, a Loeb Award for business reporting and the American Bar Association Silver Gavel Award for investigating juvenile justice.



Chris Cuomo Exits ABC News for CNN - The Hollywood Reporter

Chris Cuomo is leaving ABC News for CNN. Cuomo, the younger brother of New York Gov. Mario Cuomo, will be the lead anchor on a revamped morning ...

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