Welker interned at NBC News more than two decades ago.
“I have come to the decision that it’s time to leave ESPN,” she said in a statement.
Wordlaw is a longtime NABJ member and has managed several local TV stations and newsrooms.
The revamped celebrity news program launched Monday.
Lewis revealed on December 29 that he has stage 4 pancreatic cancer.
The two will co-host ‘E! News’ and ‘Pop of The Morning,’ starting Jan. 6.
‘Nick Cannon Radio’ and ‘Nick Cannon Weekends’ will debut in early 2020.
The entertainment channel’s flagship show aired its last broadcast from L.A. on Friday.
Lathan has been hired as a special correspondent on the entertainment news magazine.
The network will feature programming for the African American audience.