Champion, who has been the weatherman for
The Weather Channel also named Champion managing editor of the network, which will give him a significant role in the channel's news operations and strategy.
Mornings are usually when the Weather Channel has its largest audience. While no time has been announced for Champion's show, it is expected to run from 7 to 10 a.m.
Champion's arrival won't affect
ABC News President
"Ginger always rushes straight toward the eye of any storm and weaves cutting-edge science with human emotion to elevate our coverage," Sherwood said.
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