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Lara Spencer promoted to 'Good Morning America' co-host

Lara Spencer to join Robin Roberts and George Stephanopoulos as co-hosts of "Good Morning America."
By Danielle Haynes Follow @DanielleHaynes1 Contact the Author   |   April 18, 2014 at 9:07 PM
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NEW YORK, April 18 (UPI) -- Good Morning America anchor Lara Spencer has been promoted to co-host of the morning show, ABC News President James Goldston announced.

Spencer joins Robin Roberts and George Stephanopoulos as co-hosts.

"A key member of our on-air team, Lara Spencer, rejoined ABC three years ago -- bringing her style, humor, sunny confidence, wonderful journalism and storytelling to GMA," he said in a release. "Lara is clearly an essential ingredient in the success we have enjoyed and I am so pleased to announce that Lara has been elevated to co-host of the program along with Robin and George."

Spencer joined GMA in 2011 as the show's lifestyle anchor. Her new deal will net her $3 million a year.

The move comes after news reader Josh Elliot left the show last month and Sam Champion departed in December.

[ABC News]
[New York Daily News]

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