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David Muir

 
Bio:
David Muir is an Emmy-award winning journalist for ABC News. Muir is the anchor and managing editor of ABC World News Tonight with David Muir and co-anchor of ABC's 20/20. For more than a decade, Muir has reported from international hotspots around the world including Beirut, Tehran, Tahrir Square, ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
David Muir is an Emmy-award winning journalist for ABC News. Muir is the anchor and managing editor of ABC World News Tonight with David Muir and co-anchor of ABC's 20/20. For more than a decade, Muir has reported from international hotspots around the world including Beirut, Tehran, Tahrir Square, ... (read complete bio)
 

David Muir Biography

David Muir is an Emmy-award winning journalist for ABC News. Muir is the anchor and managing editor of ABC World News Tonight with David Muir and co-anchor of ABC's 20/20. For more than a decade, Muir has reported from international hotspots around the world including Beirut, Tehran, Tahrir Square, Mogadishu, Gaza, Fukushima, and the Syrian border. Muir's reporting overseas has earned top honors including the Edward R. Murrow award for hard news and the Society of Professional Journalists award for excellence in journalism.

Muir's exclusive interviews generate global headlines. He landed the first interview with President Donald Trump after his inauguration. Muir also secured the exclusive interview with President Barack Obama during the former President's historic trip to Cuba, and the exclusive sit-down with Pope Francis inside the Vatican. Muir moderated a historic town hall, Pope Francis and the People. He earned an Emmy for his work moderating a town hall with President Barack Obama, The President and the People: A National Conversation, about race, policing, and efforts to bridge the divide.

Muir has reported numerous award-winning primetime specials for ABC News. Most recently, he reported Breaking Point: Heroin in America and Flashpoint: Refugees in America.

A magna cum laude graduate of Ithaca College, Muir attended the Institute on Political Journalism at Georgetown University and studied at the University of Salamanca in Spain.




David Muir News

20/20 Announces MYSTERY IN MEMPHIS Documentary on Lorenzen Wright Photo 20/20 Announces MYSTERY IN MEMPHIS Documentary on Lorenzen Wright
by Michael Major - Jun 14, 2022

Following Billy Ray Turner’s conviction in the murder trial of former NBA player Lorenzen Wright, “20/20” reports on the case that haunted Wright’s family and the city of Memphis, Tennessee, for years after authorities discovered Wright’s body in a field beside a road. The documentary includes Sherra Wright-Robinson, Deborah Marion, and more.

New 20/20 Special Reports On Unprecedented Case That Put Michelle Carter Behind Bars Photo New 20/20 Special Reports On Unprecedented Case That Put Michelle Carter Behind Bars
by Michael Major - Apr 5, 2022

The program includes audio from the police’s interview with Carter, text messages between Roy and Carter and interviews with individuals who were close to the couple. “20/20” also features footage from the new Hulu series “The Girl from Plainville,” based on the case and starring Elle Fanning as Carter.

The ADAPT Leadership Awards Raises Over $800,000 For ADAPT Community Network Photo The ADAPT Leadership Awards Raises Over $800,000 For ADAPT Community Network
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 15, 2022

The ADAPT Leadership Awards took place on March 10th at Cipriani 42nd Street in New York City. The Gala celebrated the 75th Anniversary of the non-profit organization, formerly called United Cerebral Palsy of New York City (UCP of NYC).

ABC News Announces Special Coverage of the 2022 State of the Union Address by Preside Photo ABC News Announces Special Coverage of the 2022 State of the Union Address by President Joe Biden & Republican Response
by Michael Major - Feb 28, 2022

“World News Tonight” anchor David Muir will lead the network’s coverage from Washington, D.C., with ABC News’ powerhouse political team, including “ABC News Live Prime” anchor Linsey Davis, chief White House correspondent Cecilia Vega, chief Washington correspondent Jonathan Karl, and more.

Ali Stroker, LaChanze & More To Be Honored At The ADAPT Leadership Awards Photo Ali Stroker, LaChanze & More To Be Honored At The ADAPT Leadership Awards
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 6, 2022

he ADAPT Community Network Board of Directors announced today the 2022 honorees for the ADAPT Leadership Awards, which will take place on Thursday, March 10th, 2022, at Cipriani 42nd Street in New York City.

Scoop: Coming Up on THE YEAR: 2021 on ABC - Monday, December 27, 2021 Photo Scoop: Coming Up on THE YEAR: 2021 on ABC - Monday, December 27, 2021
by TV Scoop - Dec 22, 2021

Get all the scoop on THE YEAR: 2021, airing on ABC on Monday, December 27, 2021!

ABC News Announces THE YEAR: 2021 Prime-time Special Photo ABC News Announces THE YEAR: 2021 Prime-time Special
by Michael Major - Dec 8, 2021

With the country still fighting COVID-19, a groundbreaking inauguration, the Capitol insurrection, and continued protests for racial justice, 2021 proved to be a year unlike any other in modern-day history. The special will feature David Muir, George Stephanopoulos, Lara Spencer, Jimmie Allen, actress Ryan Michelle Bathe, Kevin Frazier, and more.

Alec Baldwin to Sit Down With George Stephanopoulos For Interview Following RUST Shoo Photo Alec Baldwin to Sit Down With George Stephanopoulos For Interview Following RUST Shooting
by Michael Major - Dec 1, 2021

ABC News announced today on “Good Morning America” that co-anchor George Stephanopoulos has the first exclusive interview with actor Alec Baldwin, following the deadly shooting on the set of the film “Rust.” A following episode of '20/20' will detail the events of the deadly shooting after the interview.

Scoop: SOMETHING'S COMING: WEST SIDE STORY - A SPECIAL EDITION OF 20/20 on ABC - Sund Photo Scoop: SOMETHING'S COMING: WEST SIDE STORY - A SPECIAL EDITION OF 20/20 on ABC - Sunday, December 5, 2021
by TV Scoop - Nov 26, 2021

Get all the scoop on SOMETHING’S COMING: WEST SIDE STORY - A SPECIAL EDITION OF 20/20, airing on ABC on Sunday, December 5, 2021! Plus, watch a trailer for the new film now!

ABC News Announces Coverage of the 2021 Election on Tuesday, November 2 Photo ABC News Announces Coverage of the 2021 Election on Tuesday, November 2
by Michael Major - Nov 2, 2021

“World News Tonight” anchor David Muir will lead coverage for the network’s special reports on results, 'Good Morning America' correspondents Stephanie Ramos and Kenneth Moton report from polling places in Virginia, “Nightline” with co-anchor Juju Chang will report on the high-stakes gubernatorial race.

David Muir Videos

VIDEO: David Muir Talks About Covering Election Night on JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE VideoVIDEO: David Muir Talks About Covering Election Night on JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE
by Stage Tube - Oct 28, 2020

David talks about reassuring people during the pandemic, spending a lot of time in the studio, supporting other journalists, the Presidential Debates, interviewing Donald Trump, the issues that are important to Americans, and election night.

VIDEO: BeBe Winans Reflects On The Bakkers On Tonight's 20/20 VideoVIDEO: BeBe Winans Reflects On The Bakkers On Tonight's 20/20
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 18, 2019

Televangelists Jim and Tammy Faye Bakker, hosts of the popular religious talk show 'PTL (Praise The Lord) Club' and founders of the Christian-themed park Heritage USA, became notorious after Jim was found at the center of outrageous sex and financial fraud scandals. Now, over 30 years after the demise of their religious empire, '20/20' re-examines exactly what transpired at their television studios and theme park, featuring new interviews with those who knew Jim and Tammy Faye well and previously unaired footage from the ABC News archives. '20/20' airs Friday, Jan. 18 (9:00 - 11:00 p.m. EST), on ABC. 

BWW TV Exclusive: Konversations with Keeme: A Chat with David Distinti VideoBWW TV Exclusive: Konversations with Keeme: A Chat with David Distinti
by Konversations with Keeme - Nov 28, 2018

Thirteen year old Ajibola Tajudeen, better known as Keeme, is the host of New Paradigm Theatre's web series now in it's second season here on BroadwayWorld. 'Konversations with Keeme' is show where Keeme interviews seasoned television and film professionals like Tamara Tunie of Law and Order: Special Victims Unit and Renee Lawless of Tyler Perry's The Have and the Have Nots, as well as Broadway veterans such as Emmy and Grammy winner, Paul Bogaev, and Broadway pros Christine Dwyer, Kelly Grant, Juwan Crawley and more.

VIDEO: ABC's David Muir Talks 'Fake News', Donald Trump & More on JIMMY KIMMEL
by - Feb 16, 2017

David Muir stopped by last night's JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE to talk about reporting on intelligence leaks from The White House and shares his thoughts on fellow journalists being called 'fake news.'

VIDEO: JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE Turns Donald Trump into Cartoon Super Villain
by - Jan 27, 2017

JIMMY KIMMEL decided to toke his words and match them up with video from the 'Justice League' cartoon.

VIDEO: Leah Remini Talks Tom Cruise, Departure from Scientology, and More on 20/20
by Sally Henry Fuller - Oct 31, 2015

Actress Leah Remini speaks exclusively to ABC News Anchor Dan Harris about her experience with and ultimate break from the Church of Scientology. Remini talks about her association with the Church for over 30 years as recounted in her memoir Troublemaker: Surviving Hollywood and Scientology. Check out the interview below!

VIDEO: Watch Clip from Bruce Jenner's ABC Interview: 'I'm Trying to Live With Myself'
by Caryn Robbins - Apr 27, 2015

In the clip below from Friday night's exclusive video with Bruce Jenner, which aired on ABC's 20/20, the Olympian shared with Diane Sawyer, 'I'm Trying to Live With Myself'.

VIDEO: New Clip - Bruce Jenner Says 'I Am A Woman'
by TV News Desk - Apr 24, 2015

Below, watch a brand-new clip from the exclusive interview between Diane Sawyer and Olympic athlete Bruce Jenner, which aired tonight, Friday, April 24 at 9pm EST on ABC! The 'far-ranging' two-hour interview details Jenner's 'quest for sexual identity.' In the segment below, Jenner tells Sawyer, 'I am a woman.'

VIDEO: New Sneak Peek at Tonight's Exclusive ABC Interview with Bruce Jenner
by Caryn Robbins - Apr 24, 2015

Below, watch an all-new sneak peek at the exclusive interview bewteen Diane Sawyer and Olympic athlete Bruce Jenner that will air tonight, Friday April 24 at 9pm EST on ABC.

VIDEO: New Bruce Jenner Interview Promo - 'I Want to Know How This Story Ends'
by Caryn Robbins - Apr 23, 2015

'I want to know how this story ends,' says Bruce Jenner in an all-new promo for his exclusive interview with Diane Sawyer that will air on Friday April 24 at 9pm EST on ABC. Watch the clip below!