Diane Sawyer

American journalist

Lila Diane Sawyer (born December 22, 1945) became the first female newscaster on the CBS television news program 60 Minutes.[1] She was a co-anchor of ABC's morning news program Good Morning America,[2] and was the anchor of ABC World News Tonight until 2014.[1] She became anchor in 2009 after Charles Gibson left the show.[2]

Diane Sawyer
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Sawyer in 2011
Lila Diane Sawyer

(1945-12-22) December 22, 1945 (age 74)
EducationWellesley College, B.A., 1967
OccupationTelevision journalist
Years active1962–present
Mike Nichols (m. 1988–2014)
WebsiteABC news


  1. 1.0 1.1 "Diane Sawyer Biography". Bio/A&E Television Networks, LLC. Retrieved 18 May 2016.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "ABC says Sawyer's last `GMA' broadcast Friday". Retrieved 2009-12-07.