Bianna Golodryga

News and Finance Anchor at Yahoo!

Bianna Golodryga is anchor for Yahoo News and Finance. Prior to joining Yahoo in August of 2014, she served as the co-anchor of "Good Morning America's" weekend edition. She was named co-anchor in April 2010, and under her leadership, GMA Weekend moved into the #1 rated Saturday morning network news show. Golodryga has interviewed President Clinton, chief executive officers, former Secretaries of State and Treasury, financial titans including Warren Buffett, box office and music celebrities, and was the first U.S. journalist to interview Dzhokhar Tsarnaev - the father of the Boston bombers - in his native Russian tongue.

Golodryga joined ABC News in July 2007, initially covering the economy and business beat before being promoted to GMA Weekend anchor. She reported extensively on the automobile, housing and credit crises, and the financial crisis. She was also responsible for the network's digital media and social networking coverage during the 2008 Presidential election.

Golodryga began her career in television news in 2001 as a bureau producer from the New York Stock Exchange for the cable news channel, CNBC. In 2004 she became a segment producer for "The Wall Street Journal Report with Maria Bartiromo," the nation's most watched financial news program, producing interviews with the world's top corporate and political leaders.

Bianna Golodryga graduated from the University of Texas at Austin, where she received a bachelor's degree in Russian/East European and Eurasian Studies and a minor in economics. She is a term member of the Council on Foreign Relations and is fluent in Russian.