David Muir, who serves as the ABC program's weekend anchor, will take overWorld News' anchor chair. Meanwhile, George Stephanopoulos will become chief anchor at ABC News, while continuing to co-anchor Good Morning America and This Week.
"As much as she loved leading World News to new heights — with so much important, brilliant and impactful reporting and a number one finish in the May sweep — Diane decided that now is the moment to concentrate full time on tackling big issues in new ways," ABC News President James Goldston said in a note to staff on Wednesday.
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