David Jason Muir is an American journalist and the anchor of ABC World News Tonight and co-anchor of the ABC News magazine 20/20, part of the news department of the ABC broadcast-television network, based in New York City.
David Muir, an Emmy award winner, is professionally an American journalist and an active anchor of the news division of ABC News in New York City. He is most popular as a weekend anchor for World News broadcast of ABC news and also serves as co-anchor of ABC news magazine 20/20.
Additionally Muir acts as a prominent substitute for World News together with Diane Sawyer on weeknights. Along with Emmy awards, Muir has also won Edward R. Murrow awards for his finest reporting in United States and in overseas. As per Tyndall report, his reporting got the most airtime in 2011 and 2012. He is also tagged as “12 to watch in TV News” by TV Week and “the Brad Pitt of News Anchors” by a celebrity news website TMZ. Being the most active American journalists and most values reporter in history of ABC News Muir has still kept his personal life a secret whether he is married or not. Showing himself, a single guy has rather increased his gay followers in spite of his girlfriend’s ratio. So when it comes to David Muir’s personal life it remains a mystery whether he has a partner or not because of his much controlled professionalism.
Born in Syracuse, New York on 8th November, 1973 David Muir grew up on Onondaga Hill, a village located Southwest of Syracuse. He has one older sibling that resides in New York States. Graduated from Onondaga Junior- Senior High School in 1991, he attended Park School of Broadcasting at Ithaca College in Ithaca, New York in 1995 and achieved Bachelor of Art degree in journalism. During his college days, he also attended the Institute on Political Journalism at the Fund for American Studies at Georgetown University and studied in Spain at the University of Salamanca. He has kept his engaged life quite a secret and, as a result various rumors keep on arising about his engagement.
Even several rumors arise about his engagement during his coverage of Hurricane Katrina, when a gay follower of Muir wrote that he was his boyfriend. Besides being the most popular journalist in New York, he has a well maintained physique and was a handsome guy since his college days, especially when he went out shirtless. Coming on his career Muir worked as an anchor and lead reporter for WTVH television from 1995-2000 in Syracuse where he covered reports from Jerusalem and Tel Aviv.
Working they’re he has also filled reports from Israel and Gaza Strip following 1995 bloodshed of Prime Minister of Israel Yitzhak Rabin. After that, he worked for WCVB television in Boston, Massachusetts for the period from 2000-2003 where he performed as an award winning anchor as well as the reporter. Working their he won Edward R. Murrow Award for his highly investigative reporting in tracing the hijacker’s path involved in September 11, 2001 attacks. After that Muir, finally joined ABC news in 2003 and is performing as a lead anchor and journalist since then. From March 2007, he is also a lead anchor for World News Saturday. He also co-anchored for the news magazine Primetime.
In 2011, he got promoted for anchoring weekend newscasts and broadcasts the newscasts that were named “World news with David Muir”.
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