Sam Champion
Sam Champion returned to WABC-TV in June 2019 as weather anchor for the station's weekday morning and noon broadcasts.

Champion's tenure with WABC-TV and the ABC Network extends back to 1988. "It is an extraordinary opportunity to come home and be a part of the Eyewitness News family."

Champion continues to contribute to ABC News. He is also at the forefront of reporting on the environment and climate change.

Prior to his return to WABC, Champion worked at The Weather Channel, and was part of ABC's popular Good Morning America team.

Early in his career, Champion was a weekend weather anchor and news reporter at WPSD-TV in Paducah, KY. He began his career in broadcast news as an intern at WKYT-TV in Lexington, KY., while attending college, and graduated from Eastern Kentucky University with a bachelor's degree in broadcast news.

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