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.|
|Alma mater:||Ithaca College (BA)|
|Occupation:||Television news anchor, Television journalist and Managing editor|
|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|
|Twitter:||David Muir's Twitter profile|
About David Muir
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.
He received the National Headliner Award for his news coverage during the September 11, 2001 attacks.
He was born to Ronald Muir and Pat Mills. He has one older sibling and two younger step-siblings.
He co-hosted 20/20 with Elizabeth Vargas.
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