Lara Spencer leaving "The Insider" for "Good Morning America"

TV personality Lara Spencer arrives at the 83rd Annual Academy Awards on Feb. 27, 2011, in Hollywood, Calif. Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images

TV personality Lara Spencer arrives at the 83rd Annual Academy Awards on Feb. 27, 2011, in Hollywood, Calif.
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(CBS/AP) NEW YORK - Lara Spencer is heading back to ABC News.

"The Insider" host will be the new lifestyle anchor on "Good Morning America," the network said Thursday.

ABC News President Ben Sherwood said Spencer will focus on family and health issues, along with entertainment and celebrity coverage. She will also appear on other ABC News broadcasts, like "Nightline."

Spencer worked at "GMA" as a national correspondent from 1999 to 2003, before leaving to join the syndicated entertainment news show. The new job also requires a new city - she'll be moving back to New York from Los Angeles.

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