Diane Sawyer

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  • Birth Name: Lila Diane Sawyer
  • Birth Place: Glasgow, KY
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 12/22/1945, Capricorn
  • Profession: News Anchor
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Did Katie Couric Accuse Diane Sawyer of Trading Sex for Stories?

A forthcoming book about newswomen Katie CouricDiane Sawyer and Christiane Amanpour hints that there may be something more than a professional rivalry between Couric and Sawyer.

In The News Sorority, which will be released on September 30, author Sheila Weller alleges that Couric once made a snarky comment about Sawyer, implying that the ABC World News anchor trades sex for stories. read more

David Muir Is Ready to Take Over ABC World News

Five years ago, David Muir arrived at Los Angeles International Airport, where a crew from TMZ greeted him. "How does it feel to be the Brad Pitt of network news?" someone asked off camera. Muir wisely smiled, said, "Nice to see you," and moved on. "My apologies to Brad Pitt," the new anchor of ABC World News now says when asked about the encounter.

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The Biz: Inside the ABC News Shakeup

Transitions are always tricky in TV news. Executives want to find a way to reach younger audiences. But it's hard to replicate the audience loyalty built up by older, established anchors who became famous during an earlier era of television. So ABC News deserves credit for the crafty transition plan announced Wednesday for ABC World News anchor Diane Sawyer. Here's what it means for...read more

Videos

TVGuide.com's Top Moments of the Week! (July 3rd-July 9th)
2008 Stand Up To Cancer Show
Diane Sawyer On Amanda Knox
Meet SU2C's Scientists: CTC-Chip Dream Team

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ABC World News With David Muir: Fri, Sep 12, 2014
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ABC World News With David Muir: Thu, Sep 11, 2014
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ABC World News With David Muir: Wed, Sep 10, 2014
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Stand Up to Cancer

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Credits

Year Title Description
2010 Vote 2010 TV Show Series, Anchor
2010 Stand Up to Cancer TV Show Series, Reporter
2009 Inauguration 2009 TV Show Series, Anchor
2008 Super Tuesday---Showdown TV Show Series, Anchor
2006 ABC World News With David Muir TV Show Series, Anchor

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Diane Sawyer Stepping Down from ABC's World News

Diane Sawyer is leaving World News in September after five years. Sawyer, 68, will continue to produce and anchor specials for the network under her own unit.

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Diane Sawyer Grills Hillary Clinton on Benghazi, Monica Lewinsky and More

Hillary Clinton did her best to remain diplomatic during an interview with Diane Sawyeron Monday, during which the ABC reporter didn't pull any punches.

Sawyer couldn't help but bring up Monica Lewinsky's recent Vanity Fair essay about her life since the presidential scandal that rocked the '90s.

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Hillary Clinton, Oprah and More Bid Barbara Walters Farewell on The View

Barbara Walters was welcomed to her last episode of The View as co-host with a standing ovation, but the show quickly kicked into high-gear with the arrival of the first of many surprise guests: Hillary Clinton.

As soon as Clinton sat down, a shocked Walters told the former First Lady, "You know what? You look terrific here. Why don't you take my place on the show? People won't be asking you what you're doing next all the time."

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Barbara Walters Reflects On Her Historic Career

Barbara Walters started smashing the TV-news glass ceiling in 1961 when she became the first female correspondent on Today. During the following five decades, the Massachusetts native was also the first woman to cohost a morning news show (Today in 1974), to coanchor a nightly news program (ABC Evening News in 1976), and then, for 25 years, to cohost the ABC newsmagazine 20/20. She became known as the Queen of Scoop as she wrangled major stars and world leaders for her trademark in-depth interviews and produced and hosted annual Oscar specials and The 10 Most Fascinating People. Finally, Walters conquered daytime 17 years ago with The View, the all-female talk show that dares to spotlight politics as well as makeup, cooking and gossip... read more

Amanda Knox: Murder Trial Ordeal Feels Like Crawling Through Barbed Wire

Convicted — and then acquitted — killer Amanda Knox could possibly face another conviction, after last month's ruling by the Italian Supreme Court.

The highest court ruled Knox's previous acquittal for the murder conviction of old roommate Meredith Kircher was suspended. Thus, a new trial will begin.

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