'Good Morning America' weather anchor Sam Champion to marry boyfriend

Announcement made Friday

NEW YORK - "Good Morning America" weather anchor Sam Champion and boyfriend Rubem Robierb are engaged to be married.

“We are thrilled and so excited and thank everyone for their good wishes,” Champion announced Friday.

Champion and Robierb met through mutual friends a few years ago in Miami, where Robierb lives. Born in Brazil, Robierb is a fine-arts photographer who shows his work in Miami, Atlanta, Santa Monica and New York.

The two plan to wed later this year.