Melissa Rycroft Lands a Job on GMA!

Melissa Rycroft has lined up a new gig. She will be joining ABC's Good Morning America as a special contributor, has learned.

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Rycroft -- a 26-year-old sales representative from Dallas -- will appear on the morning chatfest eight times this summer, "bringing lighthearted, uplifting and fun stories to GMA," says a source.

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A GMA rep has no comment. Rycroft, a former Dallas Cowboys cheerleader, was famously dumped by Jason Mesnick on ABC's Bachelor finale this past spring. She went on to become a finalist on ABC's Dancing With the Stars.

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After the show ended, she told Us she didn't have any plans. "I'm not going to pursue anything right now," she told Us, "but if things come my way I will look into them. Never say never!"