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Yunji de Nies Leaves ABC News

Yunji de Nies has left ABC News and is returning home to Hawaii, TVNewser has learned.

de Nies Tweeted out this Instagram (right) on Friday writing, Last day at @abc – turning in my “gun & badge”. Saturday morning she Tweeted, “For the first time in six years, I’m waking up and not checking my work blackberry. Feels bizarre.”

de Nies was most recently based in Atlanta covering the Southeast for all ABC News broadcasts while also filling in on “World News Now.” She was previously based in Washington, DC, where she was a White House correspondent. Before that, she was a correspondent for affiliate news service NewsOne.

de Nies grew up in Kona, HI.

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