You have reached your limit of free articles this month.

Enjoy unlimited access to

Starting at just 99¢ for 8 weeks.


  • ePAPER

You have read of premium articles.

Get unlimited access to all of our breaking news, in-depth coverage and interactive features. Starting at just 99c for 8 weeks.


Welcome to

Your source for Clark and Champaign counties’ hometown news. All readers have free access to a limited number of stories every month.

If you are a News-Sun subscriber, please take a moment to login for unlimited access.

breaking news

Ohio sues to recoup $604K it spent on tainted Enon water cleanup

Why Josh Elliott left 'GMA' for NBC Sports

"Good Morning America" anchor Josh Elliott made a sudden exit from the ABC morning show to get back to his sports roots. 

​"The GMA news reader is hooking up with NBC Sports. He will work Sunday Night Football and the Olympics and horseracing and more. He originally came from ESPN so, you know, it's kind of familiar to him." (Via News 12 Long Island)  

Entertainment Weekly got ahold of the email ABC News President Ben Sherwood sent to employees Sunday, "Josh Elliott let us know today that he is going to NBC Sports. As many of you know, we have been negotiating with Josh these past several months... In the end, Josh felt he deserved a different deal and so he chose a new path." 

New York Daily News reports Elliott, who joined GMA in 2011, wanted $10 million a year, but ABC would only offer him $5 million to stick around. 

CNN Money points out there could be more to the story. ​"The move has raised immediate questions about whether Elliott is now in line to take over "GMA's" main rival, the "Today" show. Officially, no he's not... But behind the scenes, top NBC executives are eager to see him on "Today," even though that won't -- and can't -- happen right away." (Via CNN Money)

This morning, "Good Morning America" announced which familiar face will be taking Elliott's spot at the anchor desk. 

"I'm going to smile over right now at Amy Robach. We are celebrating her promotion this morning. That's going to be your chair, you're the lead news anchor right here on GMA." (ViaABC)

Robach was previously a correspondent, but she was a frequent fixture on the morning show when GMA anchor Robin Roberts was receiving treatment for a rare blood and bone marrow disorder from August 2012 to February 2013. 

Reader Comments ...

Next Up in Nation World

Dayton Air Show: Visitors turn out despite Thunderbirds cancellation 
Dayton Air Show: Visitors turn out despite Thunderbirds cancellation 

As the Vectren Dayton Air Show kicks off Saturday some visitors came to the show, unaware of Friday’s Thunderbird crash and cancellation of their performance Saturday. Michael Werchowski, 44, brought his 11-year-old son, Miles, hoping to see the Thunderbirds, but didn’t know they weren’t performing until he arrived at Dayton International...
LIVE COVERAGE: Saturday at the Vectren Dayton Air Show
LIVE COVERAGE: Saturday at the Vectren Dayton Air Show

The gates have opened and flights for the 2017 Dayton Vectren Air Show are scheduled to begin at 11:30 a.m. and will conclude around 4:15 p.m. Gates for Saturday’s show will close at 6 p.m. Saturday’s line-up will include flights from the following acts and others (times are approximate) Suzuki Extra 300 12:05 p.m. B-25 Doolittle Raid...
Clark Co. community turns into ‘Wellville’ for a day
Clark Co. community turns into ‘Wellville’ for a day

New Carlisle community members are welcomed to spend 'A Day in Wellville' Saturday morning at a one day health and wellness fair.  The fair will be held on Main and Washington Street from 10 a.m. to noon.  Clark County Combined Health District, and Family and Youth Initiatives got together with the New Carlisle Farmer's Market to provide...
Stafford happy to be grounded
Stafford happy to be grounded

I didn’t know it Thursday as I was driving south on Fountain Avenue, crossing the tracks at the Heritage Center and making a left into the parking lot next to the Hollenbeck-Bayley Conference Center. But for the first time in years, I was about to be grounded. MORE: Stafford: Distractions can turn thoughts in new directions The grounding was...
Dayton Air Show today: Here’s what we know
Dayton Air Show today: Here’s what we know

The Vectren Dayton Air Show is set to take off today with one a full line-up minus the headline act of the Air Force Thunderbirds. A two-seat F-16D Thunderbird fighter jet went off the runway Friday at Dayton International Airport and flipped onto a grassy area, trapping a pilot and a crew member inside until first responders could remove the two from...
More Stories