Liz Cho

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Liz Cho
Occupation Journalist
Notable credit(s) Evening Anchor for WABC-TV (2003-present) (with Bill Ritter)
AM anchor for World News Now) (2002-2003)
Spouse(s) Evan Gottlieb (separated as of 2012)
Family Dr. Sang I. Cho (father)
Donna (Weltman) Cho (mother)

Liz Cho is a local news anchor at WABC-TV in New York City. She has co-anchored the weekday 4 and 6 p.m. editions of Eyewitness News.


Liz Cho attended Boston University, majoring in journalism and history.[1] Her first professional work in journalism was as an assignment editor at New England Cable News in Newton, Massachusetts.[1]

Cho was next a reporter at WPLG in Miami, Florida before moving to ABC News as a Chicago-based correspondent for ABC NewsOne, the network's affiliate news service. She later co-anchored ABC's overnight news program, World News Now, with Derek McGinty. During this time, she also served as a correspondent and fill-in anchor for Good Morning America.[1]

Cho started at WABC-TV on July 6, 2003, replacing Diana Williams at 6 p.m. and 11 p.m.[1] In 2011, Cho began anchoring the station's new "First at 4:00" newscast,[citation needed] with David Novarro, filling the hour left vacant by the departure of The Oprah Winfrey Show. In addition, as of 2012, she continues to anchor the 6 p.m. broadcasts with Bill Ritter.[1]

Personal life[edit]

Cho's father, Dr. Sang I. Cho (d. March 13, 2009),[2] was a liver and kidney transplant surgeon who headed the team that did the first liver transplant in Boston, Massachusetts,[3] and her mother is Donna (Weltman) Cho.[2]

In 2003, Cho was listed as one of People magazine's "50 Most Beautiful People".[4] She and husband Evan Gottlieb had daughter Louisa Simone Gottlieb on May 17, 2007, in New York City.[5] She was scheduled to return to work on September 7, 2007.[6]

Cho filed for divorce from Gottlieb in 2012.[4]


  1. ^ a b c d e "Meet the Team: Liz Cho Bio". New York City: WABC-TV. Undated. Retrieved October 29, 2012. 
  2. ^ a b "Dr. Sang In Cho Obituary". Death Notices, Undated; died March 13, 2009. Archived from the original on February 13, 2013. Retrieved February 10, 2013. 
  3. ^ Huff, Richard (April 13, 2012). "Liz Cho goes into the OR, for organ donor story". Daily News (New York City). Retrieved October 29, 2012. 
  4. ^ a b "Anchor Liz Cho & hubby split: dating Josh Elliott?". New York Post. September 20, 2012. Retrieved October 29, 2012. 
  5. ^ "Inner Tube: Cho Joins Baby Boomlet". New York City: (second item) Daily News. May 18, 2007. Retrieved October 29, 2012. 
  6. ^ "Tube Talk: Cho to return soon". New York City: (third item) Daily News. August 21, 2007. Retrieved October 29, 2012. 

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