Sam Champion



  • Birth Name: Samuel James Champion
  • Birth Place: Paducah, KY
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 08/13/1961, Leo
  • Profession: Weather anchor; reporter
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Sam Champion Fast Facts:
  • Started career in broadcast news as an intern at WKYT in Lexington while still attending Eastern Kentucky University.
  • Spent 18 years as a weatherman for ABC's New York affiliate, WABC. 
  • Had cancer surgery, broadcast live on Good Morning America on May 12, 2010, to remove a basal-cell carcinoma from his shoulder.
  • Volunteers with several charity organizations, including the Multiple Sclerosis Society and the March of Dimes Foundation.
  • New York City-based indie rock band Sam Champion is named after him.
  • Sam Champion Relationships:
  • Sylvia Champion - Mother
  • Rubem Robierb - Husband
  • James H. Champion - Father
  • Teresa - Sister
  • College:
  • Eastern Kentucky University, Richmond, KY (BA in Broadcast News)

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