Christiane Amanpour Candidate for ABC's 'This Week'

RedTracker| Politico reports that ABC News is in talks with CNN’s Christiane Amanpour about replacing George Stephanopoulos, as host of ‘This Week’, their Sunday morning news hour.

Amanpour, 52, was born in London and raised partly in Tehran, Iran. She is currently chief international correspondent for CNN and host of her own show, “Amanpour.”  Amanpour is known for her international reporting at global hot spots and not as a Washington insider and leader of politalk. Amanpour was also a contributor on “60 Minutes” from 1996 to 2005.