The Mothers Ball® Celebrity Guest
Abby Huntsman is co-host of ABC’s Emmy® Award-winning daytime talk show “The View.”
Huntsman joined ABC from Fox News where she served as an anchor and reporter as well as host of “Fox & Friends.” Her previous credits also include co-host of MSNBC’s “The Cycle” and a host and producer for “HuffPost Live,” the Huffngton Post’s streaming network. In college, she interned at “Good Morning America” and “World News Tonight” then served as a news desk assistant for ABC News in Washington, D.C., and an assistant booker for “Good Morning America” in New York.
A native of Utah, Huntsman received a Bachelor of Arts in political science and communications from the University of Pennsylvania in 2008. She is the daughter of former presidential candidate and U.S. Ambassador to both China and Russia, Jon Huntsman, and worked on his 2012 presidential campaign as a media adviser and surrogate. She was named one of Forbes 30 under 30 for media in 2013.
She lives in New York with her husband, Jeff Livingston, and their three kids, Isabel, Ruby and William, and their golden retriever George.
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