David Muir

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Date of Birth November 8, 1973
Place of Birth Syracuse, New York
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David Muir

David Jason Muir is an American journalist and the anchor of ABC World News Tonight and co-anchor of the ABC News magazine 20/20, part of the news department of the ABC broadcast-television network, based in New York City. Muir previously served as the weekend anchor and principal substitute anchor on ABC's World News with Diane Sawyer, subsequently succeeding her on September 1, 2014. At ABC News, Muir has won multiple Emmy and Edward R. Murrow awards for his national and international journalism. According to the Tyndall Report, Muir's news reporting received the most airtime in 2012 and 2013, making him one of the most visible journalists in America. World News Tonight with David Muir has become the most watched newscast in America. In 2013, TV Week called him one of the "12 to Watch in TV News". Muir was listed as one of People Magazine's Sexiest Men Alive in 2014.

Born: David Jason Muir, November 8, 1973, Syracuse, New York, U.S.
Nationality: American
Alma mater: Ithaca College (BA)
Occupation: Television news anchor, Television journalist and Managing editor
Years active: 1995–present
Employer: The Walt Disney Company
Television: ABC World News Tonight, weekend (2007–2014), weeknight (2014–present), 20/20, (2013–2018)
Term: Anchor of ABC World News Tonight
Predecessor: Diane Sawyer
Twitter: David Muir's Twitter profile

About David Muir

ABC news anchor and co-host of 20/20. He was the recipient of multiple Emmy and Edward R. Murrow Awards and in September of 2014, he became the host of ABC's World News, succeeding Diane Sawyer.

Before Fame

He attended Ithaca College and later studied political journalism at Georgetown University. He became the anchor for ABC's World News Now when he was twenty-nine years old.

Achievement

He received the National Headliner Award for his news coverage during the September 11, 2001 attacks.

Family Life

He was born to Ronald Muir and Pat Mills. He has one older sibling and two younger step-siblings.

Associations

He co-hosted 20/20 with Elizabeth Vargas.

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