Oprah to Co-Host 'Good Morning America' in Robin Roberts Absence
Black Enterprise Magazine September/October 2018 Issue

From the Grio.

Oprah Winfrey will join the list of journalists and television stars to warm the seat of Robin Roberts while she is on leave from ABC’s Good Morning America.

Roberts, 51, who is battling myelodysplastic syndrome, or MDS, announced on Thursday that she will not be returning to the morning show until after she undergoes a bone-marrow transplant. While Roberts is on medical leave, Winfrey along with Diane Sawyer, Barbara Walters, Katie Couric, Kelly Ripa and others will fill the show’s void.

Winfrey once hosted a morning talk show in Chicago before her reign as the “Queen of Talk.” It not yet clear when Roberts will return to the Good Morning America couch.

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Gerren Keith Gaynor (@MrGerrenalist) is a freelance journalist based in New York City. He has been published in the New York Times, ESSENCE magazine, EBONY.com, New York Amsterdam News, Loop21.com and Newsone.com. Gaynor received his master degree in Journalism from Columbia University and his bachelor's in English from Morehouse College.


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