Erin Coleman has been named co-anchor of the 4 p.m. newscast at WSB, the ABC affiliate in Atlanta.

Coleman will anchor alongside John Bachman beginning November 26. She replaces Monica Pearson, who retired in July.

“Through her roles of anchoring the early evening and late weekend news and reporting during the week, she has demonstrated the depth, caliber and commitment demanded of the anchor chair at ‘Channel 2 Action News at 4 p.m.,’” news director Mike Dreaden said in a statement.

Coleman also anchors the station’s 6 and 11 p.m. newscasts. She joined WSB in 2009.