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ABC Names Morning Anchors

Taina Hernandez and Ryan Owens have been named anchors America This Morning and 24-hour broadband service World News Now.

Hernandez, who has been anchoring America This Morning since 2006 and the departure of former co-anchors Heather Cabot and Ron Corning, will continue to file for Good Morning America and the weekend edition of World News.

Owens, who has been an anchor and correspondent for World News Now, will begin adding reports for Good Morning America and other broadcasts.World News Now airs at 2-3:30 a.m., followed by America This Morning.

Contributing editor John Eggerton has been an editor and/or writer on media regulation, legislation and policy for over four decades, including covering the FCC, FTC, Congress, the major media trade associations, and the federal courts. In addition to Multichannel News and Broadcasting + Cable, his work has appeared in Radio World, TV Technology, TV Fax, This Week in Consumer Electronics, Variety and the Encyclopedia Britannica.