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Sam Champion leaving ABC for the Weather Channel

Celebrated meteorologist Sam Champion is leaving Good Morning America for a new home at the Weather Channel.
Syracuse (WSYR-TV) – Celebrated meteorologist Sam Champion is leaving Good Morning America for a new home at the Weather Channel.

Champion has been a mainstay on ABC News for 25 years – joining WABC in 1988 and then GMA in 2006.

In a letter to ABC’s News Division, President Ben Sherwood indicated that Champion will become the “on air face of the network” at the Weather Channel and also serve as managing editor.

Sherwood said Ginger Zee will replace Champion at the helm of GMA’s weather operation.

Champion’s last day will be celebrated on Wednesday.

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