Ron Corning

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Ron Corning outside WFAA's Victory Park studios.

Ron Corning (born June 23, 1971) is an American television host at the ABC affiliate WFAA in Dallas, Texas. He co-anchors the station's morning newscast, Daybreak, and is solo anchor of Midday, the station's one-hour noon newscast.[1]

Corning was raised in Calais, Maine, and graduated from Wheaton College in Massachusetts. He began his broadcasting career as a general assignment reporter for WDTV, the CBS affiliate in Bridgeport, West Virginia, and then as weekend anchor and reporter at one of WDTV's rivals, WBOY, the NBC affiliate in Clarksburg, West Virginia. He next spent some time performing the same duties at WTOV in Steubenville, Ohio, before moving on to his first major market job at KTVI, the Fox station in St. Louis, Missouri. From there he went on to the Fox affiliate in Seattle, Washington, KCPQ.

Corning made his jump to the national stage as host and news anchor of The Daily Buzz, an American breakfast television show syndicated to affiliates of UPN and The WB (now joined as The CW) across the U.S.

From 2004 to August 2006, Corning co-anchored World News Now and ABC World News This Morning. In 2006 while at ABC News People Magazine' named Corning one of the 'Most Beautiful People'.[2] That same year MSN named him one of 'The Best Anchors'.

Corning joined Jodi Applegate as co-anchor of Good Day New York at the flagship FOX owned affiliate WNYW on August 28, 2006. His contract was not renewed while on vacation in April 2008 [3] to make room for Fox News Channel correspondent Greg Kelly, son of NY Police Commissioner Ray Kelly.

On September 17, 2008, Applegate was also released from the station. The two were reunited in November 2009 at Cablevision's News 12 Long Island as evening anchor team. Applegate left News 12 in October 2010.

In April 2011 Corning replaced Chris Flanagan as co-host of WFAA's Daybreak.[4]

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