Josh Elliott is an American television journalist born on July 6, 1971 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
Josh was adopted by Toni Jordan and Charles Elliott. He grew up in California and graduated with a degree in English Literature from the University of California, Santa Barbara. He then went on to Columbia University of Journalism to do his Masters.
Robin Roberts is currently absent from the show while she receives treatment for the blood and bone marrow disorder MDS (Myelodysplastic Syndrome).
She appeared via videotape on Monday’s show and said she 'can't wait to come back.' Roberts is considered a steadying influence on the show and insiders say things are more fraught in her absence.
He began there in comedy development and later worked in physical production.
After graduating from Columbia, Elliott worked for Sports Illustrated for six years, covering events in most major sports.
However primary anchor Robin Roberts has apparently been spared his ire because of his respect for her previous work at ESPN. Then at 12 his adopted parents divorced and his father, who had told the family he was gay, died.
A familiar face could be returning to sports TV: anchor/reporter Josh Elliott, who's spent most of the past six years with CBS, NBC and ABC.
The former ESPN on-air talent was fired suddenly by CBS News last week, marking the peripatetic Elliott's third network departure in three years.
After graduating from Loyola High School of Los Angeles, Elliott attended the University of California, Santa Barbara.
He originally enrolled at UC Santa Barbara in hopes of joining the UC Santa Barbara Gauchos men's water polo team, He worked in television as a producer for Galaxy Productions before moving onto 20th Century Fox.