ABC News Radio to air economy series


ABC News Radio is providing a six-part series on the economy starting on Sunday January 11. “America’s Economy: What’s the Fix?” is a division-wide effort across all ABC News broadcasts and platforms. With the American economy in its worst state in generations, ABC News will take an in-depth look at the key economic issues that will dominate 2009 and beyond. Beginning Sunday, January 11th, the news division will feature a week-long series — “America’s Economy: What’s the Fix?” – airing across ABC News’ broadcasts, ABC News Radio, and ABC News Digital. And to frame the serious economic challenges facing the country today, George Stephanopoulos will conduct an exclusive interview with President-elect Barack Obama on Sunday’s “This Week.”

Throughout the week, “America’s Economy: What’s the Fix?” will tackle core economic topics and possible solutions:

Sunday, January 11 — The current crisis, how we got here and where the Obama administration is taking us
Monday, January 12 — Where We Live: How the housing crisis can be fixed and how long it will take
Tuesday, January 13 — What We Save: How to protect your money and financial future in a market that’s melting down
Wednesday, January 14 — How We Work: Getting America back to work as millions lose their jobs and industries collapse
Thursday, January 15 — What We Buy: How the recession is changing America’s consumer culture
Friday, January 16 — ABC News Investigates: Who’s at fault and are they being held accountable?
The series kicks off on Sunday with the weekend edition of “Good Morning America,” “This Week with George Stephanopoulos,” and “World News Sunday.”