“We kind of like the way we’ve been able to reshape the show at 12:30,” she said. “It’s given us more freedom.”
Stories from Greenland, the Philippines and the Congo, Dan Harris’ piece where he experienced time in solitary confinement, Diane Sawyer’s story about violence in Chicago and a series on guns in America are among the deeper dives to which Condon refers. McFadden mentioned stories she has worked on about the new face of the Ku Klux Klan and the availability of abortion services in Mississippi.
“When we look back on all of this we’re going to see this as a turning point for a whole new set of opportunities,” McFadden said. “I hope I’m right, but that’s what I believe.”