Diane Sawyer

American journalist

Lila Diane Sawyer (born December 22, 1945) is an American television broadcast journalist who 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 news.[2]

Diane Sawyer
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Sawyer in 2011
Lila Diane Sawyer

(1945-12-22) December 22, 1945 (age 77)
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. Archived from the original on 29 April 2017. Retrieved 18 May 2016.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "ABC says Sawyer's last `GMA' broadcast Friday". Retrieved 2009-12-07.[permanent dead link]