Pierre Thomas is the senior Justice Department correspondent at ABC News. He joined the network in November 2000 and reports for “World News Tonight with David Muir” “Good Morning America,” “Nightline,” “This Week with George Stephanopoulos” and other ABC News programs. He has won two Emmy awards, a Peabody Award, an Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Award and multiple Edward R. Murrow awards as part of ABC News coverage of breaking news stories, including the Sept. 11 attacks, the inauguration of President Barack Obama and the Boston Marathon bombing. He was named Journalist of the Year by the National Association of Black Journalists in 2012 and received the John F. Hogan Distinguished Service Award from the Radio Television Digital News Association in 2015 for his contributions to journalism and freedom of the press. A past chairman of the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press, Mr. Thomas covered the Justice Department for CNN and The Washington Post before joining ABC News.
Mr. Thomas's appearance is generously sponsored the The News Literacy Project.