WNYW/Channel 5 has hired New England TV news veteran Steve Lacy to join Good Day Wake Up. He’ll team with co-anchor Heather Nauert for the early morning newscast starting the week of August 15.

Lacy comes to New York from WCVB in Boston, where he worked as weekend morning anchor and general assignnment reporter since 2006.

The Bay State native, Lacy also worked in Springfield, Massachusetts, and Bangor, Maine.

Lacy fills the void created by Reid Lamberty who left Channel 5 last  year to be closer to his family in Miami.

Good Day Wake Up airs from 4:30 a.m. to 7 a.m., ahead of Good Day New York with Greg Kelly and Rosanna Scotto.