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Local grad to co-host ABC's "The View"

A 1997 Cedarville University graduate will have her views heard around the country.

Paula Faris will join the cast of ABC's "The View" when the talk show's new season premieres Sept. 8.

Paula Faris (Source: Facebook/Paula Faris)

"I’m humbled and excited to have not one, but two dream jobs -- ‘Good Morning America’ and ‘The View’,” the 39-year-old mother of three told Good Morning America. “What I love about the ‘The View’ is that no topic is off the table and every viewer can feel like they have a voice on the show. I can’t wait to connect with the audience in a new way as I take a seat alongside this exceptional group of women.”

Joy Behar and Candace Cameron Bure also will join Whoopi Goldberg, Raven-Symoné and Michelle Collins as co-hosts of the talk show.

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Faris earned a bachelor's degree in broadcasting from Cedarville.

She was named co-host of co-anchor of  "Good Morning America Weekend" in 2014. Before that, the Jackson, Mich., native was a "World News Now" anchor. 

True story: I annoyed everyone in my family growing up w my incessant questions and opinions. Finally, an outlet! I'm guest co-hosting The View Wed/Thur/Fri this week. Hope you can tune in! xo

Posted by PAULA FARIS on Wednesday, April 15, 2015

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