Wright, who joined ABC nearly 20 years ago, reports for "Wold News Tonight," "Good Morning America" and "Nightline."
As a national political reporter at a legacy broadcaster, Wright said he feels left behind by the new digital media.
"We live in a moment where people live in echo chambers and the truth suffers and, in an effort, to compete, we've become an echo chamber ourselves. We've been in the mainstream media we have an effort to match the zippy news cycle with responding to the latest tweet and trying to keep pace with the desperate pace of it all."
The desperate pace means reporters like him lose focus, he said.
"As a result, we're easily distracted and that means that we don't bring focused attention to something that could make a difference," he said. "I think, some of that at least in the place that I work [ABC News], and places like it, is that we've, with Trump we're interested in three things: the outrage of the day, the investigation, and of the palace intrigue of who's backstabbing whom. Beyond that, we don't really cover the guy [Trump]. -Project Veritas