David Muir

American broadcast journalist

David Muir (born November 8, 1973) is the anchor of World News Tonight on ABC News. Muir also hosts special events and breaking news stories.[1] He formerly anchored the weekend version of the show until he replaced Diane Sawyer in 2014.[2] He was born in Syracuse, New York.

David Muir in 2020.

He co-moderated a Republican and a Democratic debate for ABC News alongside of Martha Raddatz.[3]


  1. "David Muir's new role at ABC News leads to drama with George Stephanopoulos and a visit from Bob Iger". CNN. Retrieved 2021-04-27.
  2. "David Muir to replace Diane Sawyer on "World News"". CNN. Retrieved 2021-04-27.
  3. "David Muir, Martha Raddatz, Josh McElveen to moderate ABC debates". Politico. Retrieved 2021-04-27.