TORONTO – News anchor Marci Ien will take over for Seamus O’Regan as the new co-host of “Canada AM.”
CTV says Ien will join Beverly Thomson as host of the national morning show Jan. 9.
The announcement was made on-air as O’Regan marked his last day on “Canada AM.”
Earlier this month, O’Regan was named the new correspondent for “CTV National News With Lisa LaFlamme.” He joins the flagship evening newscast Nov. 28.
Ien has been “Canada AM”‘s news anchor for the past eight years, interviewing newsmakers ranging from Desmond Tutu to Deepak Chopra to Jamie Foxx.
The 42-year-old broadcaster is currently on maternity leave with her second child.