ABC News Names Janai Norman as New Co-Anchor for “Good Morning America” on Saturday and Sunday

Janai Norman, Correspondent, ABC News (COURTESY OF DANNY WEISS/ABC)

ABC News has named Janai Norman as the new co-anchor for Good Morning America on Saturday and Sunday.

She will join co-anchors Whit Johnson and Eva Pilgrim.

Norman has been hosting GMA’s “Pop News” over the weekend. She started at the network as an intern at News One in 2011 and later became a multiplatform reporter in the D.C. bureau before becoming an overnight anchor for World News Now and America This Morning.

“Janai is a versatile and talented journalist, whether she is anchoring at the desk, conducting a one-on-one interview with a newsmaker of the day or reporting in the field on breaking news,” ABC News president Kim Godwin said in a note to staff.

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SOURCE: Deadline, Ted Johnson