David Jason Muir is an American anchor and journalist who was born on November 8 in 1973). He is best known for his work on NBC’s show “World News Tonight” with co-anchor David Muir. The network is located in the New York City.
Muir was previously hired as the anchor in the ABC’s News broadcast called “ABC World News Tonight”, a weekend show. He was also a co-anchor for the ABC’s show “News magazine 20/20”.
Being a formal principal substitute at the “World News” with co-anchor Diane Sawyer on weekend shows, he later took the anchor chair on September 1, 2014. While he was working for ABC News, David Muir has won several Emmy awards, as well as Edward R. Murrow awards on account of his journalism achievements in both overseas as well as the United States performance.
David Muir is among the most known American anchors and journalists. If judging by the “Tyndall Report”, his work has drawn the most of the airtime in years 2012 as well as 2013.
“TV Week has” named David Muir one of the "12 to Watch in TV News". The TMZ, a news website about celebrities, has called Muir "the Brad Pitt” among the news anchors.
Not long ago, David Muir was listed as on of 'Sexiest Men Alive' in People Magazine for year 2014.
David Muir is coming from New York, Syracuse.
Muir has grown up in Onondaga Hill, in a family with one older sibling as well as three nieces. He also has one nephew.
Muir has graduated from high school Onondaga Junior-Senior, in May, year 1991. Muir has also attended the Ithaca College, the Park School of Communications in Ithaca, New York. He graduated magna cum laude, and has earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in field of journalism during May, year 1995.
While he attended college, Muir has also attended the Institute field of Political Journalism, at Georgetown University, financed by the Fund for American Studies.
Muir has also studied in Spain, at the University of Salamanca. In addition to being fluent in English, Muir has also grown fluent in speaking Spanish.
Muir has delivered the commencement address while attending the Ithaca College in year 2011. During his speech, Muir has urged graduate students to use the strength of their voices.
On the day of March 13, year 2015, Muir had received an honorary degree of Doctor of Letters.
Muir received the Jessica Savitch Award called the “Distinction for Excellence” in the field of Journalism, coming from the Ithaca College.
This year, on the May 8, David Muir has delivered the speech at the commencement address for Northeastern University. During this ceremony, he had received an honorary degree as the Doctor of Media.