Sara Haines Joins ABC News

Comes from 'Today' show to be correspondent for "all ABC programs and platforms"

Sara Haines, contributing correspondent for NBC's Today show, is joining ABC News as a New York-based correspondent for all its programs, according to ABC News President Ben Sherwood.

Haines started as a page at NBC, was named a production coordinator on Today in 2002 and went on-air in 2009.

"Her commitment to teamwork, joyful ability to connect with audiences and her boundless curiosity and energy will fit perfectly here at ABC News," said Sherwood in a memo to staffers.