ABC News’ “Nightline.”
Juju Chang is an Emmy Award-winning co-anchor of ABC News’ “Nightline.” Born in South Korea and raised in Northern California, Chang graduated with honors from Stanford University with a BA in political science and communication.
A former news anchor for “Good Morning America,” Chang joined ABC News as a desk assistant in 1987, later becoming a producer for “World News Tonight.” After reporting for KGO-TV in San Francisco and the ABC News affiliate service NewsOne in Washington, she co-anchored the overnight show “World News Now.” Chang’s work has won numerous awards, including multiple Peabody Awards, Emmys, Gracies, a DuPont, and a Murrow.
Chang’s decades-long reporting career converged in two hour-long prime time specials in 2021. She co-anchored an ABC News Live special “Stop The Hate: The Rise In Violence Against Asian Americans.” Following the mass shooting at three Asian-themed spas, Chang co-anchored and reported from the scene for an “ABC News 20/20” breaking news special “Murder In Atlanta”, which won a Front Page award in 2022.
Chang’s in-depth personal narratives cover pressing national and international news, spanning from natural disasters to terrorism and racial equity. Chang won a GLAAD award for her coverage of Matthew Shepard’s murder and the legacy his parents built in his honor.
Chang has covered major breaking news for decades for ABC News including extensive coverage of the COVID-19 pandemic, mass shootings, and global climate issues. Chang has profiled newsmakers like Joe Biden and Oprah Winfrey as well as high-profile celebrities including Jamie Lynn Spears, Matt Damon and Ben Affleck. Her extensive feature reporting covers mental illness, opioid addictions and parenting dilemmas.