Diane Sawyer Stepping Down As ‘ABC World News’ Anchor, David Muir New Anchor, George Stephanopoulos Named Chief Anchor Of ABC News

Diane Sawyer will lead “new programming,” the network said,  “tackling big issues and extraordinary interviews.” George Stephanopoulos, who anchors Good Morning America and This Week, will  add the title Chief Anchor of ABC News — he will be the chief anchor during all special reports and breaking news. David Muir, who has anchored newsmag 20/20 since 2013 as well as the weekend newscast, will become anchor and managing editor of World News starting September 2.
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