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Diane Sawyer Stepping Down at ABC's World News

To be replaced by David Muir

(Newser) - Diane Sawyer is stepping down as anchor of ABC's World News in September after nearly five years in the job, to be replaced by her regular substitute, David Muir. The network also said today that George Stephanopoulos will add the role of chief anchor for live news events to... More »

After 34 Years, Gibson's Done at ABC

Anchor, 66, signs off for final time

(Newser) - Charles Gibson signed off for the last time from the ABC News anchor desk tonight, bringing to a close his 34 years at the network with Friday's edition of ABC World News . Gibson, 66, called the job he's leaving "a labor of love." Since joining ABC in 1975,... More »

Diane Sawyer Leaves GMA This Week

Good Morning America gig ends in prep for World News transition

(Newser) - Diane Sawyer announced today that this will be her last week on Good Morning America , after 10 years and “2,881 shows—roughly,” she said. She succeeds Charles Gibson in the World News anchor seat starting December 21, and GMA will spend her last week recalling some of... More »

Sawyer Faces Uphill Battle Backstage

(Newser) - Diane Sawyer finally has the job she’s been waiting for, Rebecca Dana writes for the Daily Beast: “anchor of World News, the once towering, now considerably diminished evening broadcast.” But her renewed rivalry with Katie Couric and her struggle to hold on to Charles Gibson’s ratings... More »

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