In February 2011, David Muir was named sole anchor of the weekend editions of the flagship broadcast "ABC World News," and the weekend broadcasts were re-titled "ABC World News with David Muir."
"ABC World News with David Muir" provides viewers the latest news and analysis of major events from around the country and around the world on the weekend. The broadcast draws upon an award-winning team of correspondents, producers and off-air reporters stationed around the globe. With unparalleled resources, ABC News and "World News" bring the day's top stories into clear focus each weekend night.
A multiple Emmy Award-winning journalist, Muir has reported from across the globe, including Egypt, China, the Middle East, South America, Eastern Europe, South Africa and throughout the United States. He often anchors "World News" from the field during breaking news -- in the past year anchoring from Cairo, London, Beijing, Tokyo and Tucson, AZ.
The weekend editions of ABC's evening newscast, previously titled "World News Saturday" and "World News Sunday," premiered on January 5, 1985 and January 28, 1979, respectively. The weekend broadcasts have received numerous awards, including two Edward R. Murrow Awards.
"ABC World News with David Muir" originates from ABC News Headquarters in New York, with feeds at 6:00 and 6:30 p.m., ET. Jon Banner serves as the executive producer for both "ABC World News with Diane Sawyer" and "ABC World News with David Muir." Nils Kongshaug is the senior producer of "World News with David Muir."
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