Since May of 2000, Alice Maggin had been a producer for ABC’s World News Tonight, Good Morning America, Nightline, This Week and PrimeTime Live. She has covered presidential campaigns, financial markets, natural disasters, health and science stories, sports and lifestyle features. International assignments have taken her to Mexico, Canada, Europe and the Middle East.
Maggin was a member of a 15-person editorial team which planned ABC News’ all-day coverage of the first September 11th anniversary.
Prior to coming to ABC News Maggin worked as a Producer in the CBS Dallas Bureau from 1997 to 2000. She covered a 16 state region and reported on everything from the school shootings to tornados and hurricanes. She began at CBS News as an assignment editor on the National Desk. Her television career started in 1992 at the CBS flagship affiliate WCBS-TV Ch.2 News, first as a researcher, then writer and producer.
Before starting her career in television news Maggin worked in politics. During college she spent summers working for campaigns, political conventions and political organizations, including stints at the Children’s Defense Fund, the Democratic National Committee and the 1992 Democratic National Convention.
Maggin was a member of the ABC News team recognized with the 2001 Peabody Award for the network’s coverage of the events of September 11. She is also the recipient of an Emmy award and a DuPont award.
Maggin graduated summa cum laude from Connecticut College.