Michael Corn, top producer of ABC News’ Good Morning America, has left the show in what has been described as an “abrupt exit,” according to Deadline.

  • An ABC spokesperson shared a simple statement on the matter: “Michael Corn no longer works for ABC News.”
  • They did not share any more information on the matter.
  • The news comes a day after the network announced that Kim Godwin would succeed James Goldston as president of ABC News.
  • Godwin, who is a former top executive at CBS News, will start in her new position in May.
  • Goldston put Corn in charge of Good Morning America in 2014 after he lead World News Tonight for five years.
  • Before that, Corn was a senior producer for the morning program.
  • During Corn’s tenure with Good Morning America, Michael Strahan joined the show full time, and for a time hosted a spinoff, GMA Day, with Sara Haines.