8 Good Morning America Weekend Weather Anchors

The American Morning television program aired in 1993 introduced the weather anchors Castro, Rob, Ginger, Theodore, and more.
The American Morning television program aired in 1993 introduced the weather anchors Castro, Rob, Ginger, Theodore, and more.( Source : instagram )

Good Morning America weekend weather anchors are Rob Marciano, Somara Theodore and Ginger Zee. Rob has been absent since Novemer 2022.

The morning television program broadcast on ABC and the Weekend edition premiered on January 1993. 

Rob Marciano, the full-time weekend weather anchor, has been absent from the network since November 2022. 

Somara joined the show as the weathercaster of the team this year. 

Good Morning America Weekend Weather Anchors

1Rob Marciano
2Ginger Zee
3Sam Champion
4Marysol Castro
5Somara Theodore
6Cheryl Scott
7Danielle Breezy
8Eva Pilgrim


1. Rob Marciano

Rob Marciano is an American meteorologist and journalist. He was the weather anchor for ABC News Good Morning American: Weekend Edition for eight years. 

Since November 2022, he has been absent from the show as he was allegedly banned after making his colleague uncomfortable, per Page Six

The source also mentioned his departure from the network may his recent divorce from his wife, Eryn Marciano.

The journalist previously worked for 750 KXL News radio and KATU-TV as a morning & chief meteorologist before he joined CNN. 

He gained fame after working on the news channel in Atlanta headquarters as an occasional reporter, meteorologist, and substitute anchor. 

Marciano's departure from his position in the GMA Weekend edition makes his colleague uncomfortable
Marciano's departure from his position in the GMA Weekend edition makes his colleague uncomfortable( Source : instagram )

Previously, he served as chief meteorologist and weather anchor for KPLC-TV and WVIT Connecticut News 30. 

Besides this, he was the former Entertainment Tonight co-anchor for the weekend edition. He joined the network in 2012, and after two years, he quit his position to be part of the ABC network. 

On July 19, 2014, Rob Marciano secured the position of senior meteorologist at ABC News. As a result, he started reporting on the weather headlines alongside Ginger Zee on September 6, 2014. 

2. Ginger Zee

Ginger Zee is an American television personality, NYT best-selling author, and chief meteorologist for the GMA weekend edition. 

From an early age, she set her goal to be a meteorologist. She shared her curiosity from age eight. 

After she obtained a bachelor's degree in meteorology at Valparaiso University, Ginger Zee started working for MEYI-TV, WOOD-TV, WBMA-LD, WMAQ, and more. 

However, she began her career as a meteorologist on-air at Citadel Broadcasting. 

Throughout her career, she has reported major natural disasters, including hurricanes, wildfires, and tornado outbreaks. She once filled in The Today Show weekend edition and MSNBC.

Zee is a chief meteorologist/managing editor climate unit of ABC News, Certified Broadcast Meteorologist(CBM), and NYT Best Selling Author
Zee is a chief meteorologist/managing editor climate unit of ABC News, Certified Broadcast Meteorologist(CBM), and NYT Best Selling Author( Source : instagram )

The AMS-certified broadcast meteorologist received fame nationwide when she joined the Good Morning America Weekend in 2011. 

She was moved as a GMA weekday anchor from her original position as a weekend anchor in 2013.

While replacing Sam Champion, she became the weather editor of ABC News and chief meteorologist for GMA. She is a managing editor of the climate unit at the network.  

Besides this, she was a celebrity contestant on ABC's Dancing with the Stars season 22. 

She even signed a contract with Litton Entertainment as the co-host of Hearts of Heroes.

3. Sam Champion

Sam Champion is a weathercaster known for weather forecasts on Good Morning America and WABC-TV. 

The weather anchor filled in for the lead meteorologist Zee on Janurary 2023 while she was recovering from her sickness.

Before this, Rob used to fill in her position, per Yahoo.

He kicked off his career working at WPSD-TV. Later, he joined WJKs and WCWJ. After quitting WABC-TV's Eyewitness News as a weather presenter, he joined GMA. 

After nine years, he departed from the network after The Weather Channel hired him as a managing editor and on-air presence. 

Champion is an American weather anchor known for his 25 years of career on ABC news WABC-TV and GMA
Champion is an American weather anchor known for his 25 years of career on ABC news WABC-TV and GMA( Source : instagram )

Zee was the one who replaced Sam Champion on ABC News. He fills in for her during her maternity leave.

America's Morning Headquarters was his morning show on The Weather Channel. However, after three years, he left the corporation.

Previously, he co-anchored 23.5 Degrees with Sam Champion and AMHQ: America's Morning Headquarters on The Weather Channel. 

Afterward, he began working for ABC News again after he returned to WABC-TV. 

He joined Dancing with the Stars season 31, where he partnered with Filipino model Cheryl Burke. 

4. Marysol Castro

Marysol Castro is a broadcast journalist and a weather forecaster. She served for New York Mets baseball as PA announcer at Citi Field.

In New York City, she received a position in the television station WPIX as a general assignment reporter. 

Afterward, she began her career at ABC News and left the network in September 2010. However, she later performed as 

Later, she joined a local cable news network News 12 in the Bronx.

Castro is a weather forecaster who replaced Alex Anthony and joined as public address announcer at Citi Field. 
Castro is a weather forecaster who replaced Alex Anthony and joined as public address announcer at Citi Field. ( Source : twitter )

The forecaster also worked as an English professor at Poly Prep Country Day School briefly in Brooklyn. 

In 2011, she replaced journalist David Price at CBS The Early Show as the weekday weather forecaster. 

After leaving, she filled in as the weekday morning traffic reporter as she joined WTNH-TV on ABC 8.

She even replaced the Voice of the Mets, Alex Anthony, at Citi Feild as a public address announcer. 

Previously, she served on ESPN as Premier Boxing Champion host. 

5. Somara Theodore

Somara Theodore is a new senior Meteorologist at ABC News GMA weekend edition.

The lead weather forecaster of the network Zee announced that Somara Theodore was joining the show on her Twitter. 

She started her journey as a field researcher during her summer break at the Penn State CHANCE program.

Following that, she joined the station WUSA-TV as a weather intern in Washington, DC. 

As an intern, she gathered knowledge of weather graphics systems, raw computer guidance analysis, and Strom identification. 

For three months, the forecaster served as a micrometeorology research assistant at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). 

She was the former weather intern at WGCL/CBS46 Atalnta Station. 

Theodore joined ABC News GMA weekend edition as a senior meteorologist joining the team with Ginger Zee in 2023
Theodore joined ABC News GMA weekend edition as a senior meteorologist joining the team with Ginger Zee in 2023( Source : instagram )

Afterward, she received a lifetime experience at The Weather Channel as an operational graphics intern. 

On May 2013, WJCL ABC hired her as a weekend meteorologist in Savannah, Georgia, where she filled in evening and morning shifts. 

The journalist used various models to create a weather forecast at WEWS NewsChannel 5 as she joined the station as a Good Morning Cleveland Meteorologist.

6. Cheryl Scott

Cheryl Scott is a geologist and senior meteorologist at Good Morning American Weekend. 

In 2006, her career started in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, at WCAU-NBC before completing her graduation from Brown University in Geological Sciences. 

In 2007, she was a weekend weather forecaster at WSEE-TV and Caribbean Weather Channel. 

The New Jersey native served as NBC Affiliate as a weekend meteorologist in Knoxville, Tennessee, receiving Meteorology Certification. In her service, she reported updates related to tornadoes and storm development. 

Cheryl talking about the tropics on GMA as they officially have tropical storm Lan in the Caribbean forecast
Cheryl talking about the tropics on GMA as they officially have tropical storm Lan in the Caribbean forecast( Source : instagram )

Following the disaster, Cheryl Scott provides her time for Red Cross as a volunteer. She is also on the local business American Red Cross of Illinois Board of Directors. 

In September 2011, from NBC 5, she joined as the morning and weekend meteorologist at ABC 7 Chicago Eyewitness News. 

After three years, she joined Eyewitness News in December 2014.

Working in the field for a decade, she gathered experienced while enjoying the challenge of forecasting unforeseen weather. 

7. Danielle Breezy

Danielle Breezy is a chief meteorologist at WKRN News 2 in Nashville, Tennessee, United States.

When Ginger Zee missed the show, the Nashville native filled her position in 2022, per The Sun.  

She was thrilled to be part of the show and shared it on her Twitter. 

When Danielle Breezy was a child, she shared a passion for the weather. While growing up, she faced everything, including ice storms, blizzards, and tornadoes outside of Philadelphia. 

During her eighth grade, a meteorologist visited her high school, which made her clear about her life goal. 

As a result, she studied atmospheric science and kicked off her career at WBOC_TV in 2006. 

Daniell has a great weekend filling in on GMA and ABC World News Tonight on January 16, 2023
Daniell has a great weekend filling in on GMA and ABC World News Tonight on January 16, 2023( Source : instagram )

Afterward, she joined Sinclair Broadcast Group as a meteorologist, morning feature reporter, and Good Day Oklahoma Anchor. 

After departing from the company, she joined Tribune Broadcasting as Eye Opener Host and CW33/ KDAF meteorologist. 

In Dallas, she hosted a morning show and launched the night show Nightcap.

Whenever For Television needed her, she filled on the weekly shows as a freelance weathercaster in Philadelphia. 

The Eye-Opener meteorologist was a former staff at Hearest Television. She currently joined Nexstar Media Group, Inc. as Chief meteorologist for WKRN-TV.

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