Sections

Weather Forecast

Close
Advertisement

Faces & Names: Sawyer is stepping down from ‘World News Tonight’

Email Sign up for Breaking News Alerts
Duluth,Minnesota 55802 http://www.duluthnewstribune.com/sites/default/files/styles/square_300/public/field/image/dianesawyer0626_120px.jpg?itok=VWfBWyEn
Duluth News Tribune
(218) 723-5295 customer support
Faces & Names: Sawyer is stepping down from ‘World News Tonight’
Duluth Minnesota 424 W. First St. 55802

Television journalist Diane Sawyer will be stepping down as anchor of the nightly newscast “ABC World News,” but will continue working for the network, doing specials and interviews, ABC News President James Goldston said on Wednesday.

Advertisement
Advertisement

Sawyer, 68, has held the top news job for nearly five years and has been with ABC since 1989. She will begin her new role later this summer and will be replaced in September by journalist David Muir, who is the network’s weekend anchor and works on its news magazine show “20/20.”

Have an event that just happened that you’d like to share? Pictures, perhaps, or other goings-on from the Northland to Hollywoodland? Send them to facesandnames@duluthnews.com.

Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
randomness