Keynote Speaker

Keynote Speaker

Kendis Gibson is the new anchor host of MSNBC Live on weekends from 2–4 p.m. EST. For more than three years, he was an operational insomniac as anchor of ABC’s “America This Morning” and “World News Now.” The shows deliver a unique mix of the latest headlines and quirky, one-of-a-kind signature segments their loyal viewers love. His work can be seen on all ABC News programming, including “Good Morning America,” “World News Tonight with David Muir,” “Nightline,” “20/20,” “This Week with George Stephanopoulos,” and ABC News Digital.

Gibson joined ABC News in 2014 as a correspondent and anchor after spending time in local and national networks. At ABC, he has covered multiple severe storms; he was the first network correspondent at the devastating Santa Barbara oil spill; he reported on the FIFA scandal in Switzerland, and he covered the shooting of an unarmed black man by a white police officer in South Carolina.

Prior to joining ABC, Gibson was an anchor and reporter based in Washington DC during the Obama presidency. He reported on politics and led coverage on historic events, including the deadly navy yard shooting and the damage resulting from Hurricane Sandy. He was born and raised in Belize, Central America, and spent teenage years in Brooklyn.