T. J. Holmes is an ABC News anchor/correspondent. Joining ABC in December of 2014, he reports for all the network's broadcasts and platforms. Primarily, Holmes contributes daily to Good Morning America, the most-watched network morning news show. His experience, personality and unique storytelling were a good fit to GMA's blend of breaking news, in-depth reporting, and family-focused fun.
In his 17-year journalism career, Holmes has reported around the country and the world on major news events: the poaching crisis in South Africa; the Summer Olympics in Athens, Greece in 2004 and most recently, Rio; and presidential elections, as well as both party nominating conventions this year.
Prior to joining ABC, Holmes spent 5 years as anchor of CNN Saturday/Sunday Morning and anchored significant news stories at CNN including Saddam Hussein’s execution in 2006 and the terrorist attacks in Mumbai, India in 2008 and at Glasgow Airport in 2007. He also reported from the scene of the devastating Joplin, Missouri tornadoes, the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in New Orleans, and the tragic shootings on the Virginia Tech campus in Blacksburg, Virginia. Holmes also anchored from Ground Zero to commemorate the emotional 10th Anniversary of the September 11th attacks.
Holmes is a proud alumnus of the University of Arkansas and has served on the UA Chancellor's Board of Advisors since 2008. He's a native of West Memphis and currently lives in New York.
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