Latest Diane Sawyer Stories

2010-10-15 11:00:00

BALTIMORE, Oct. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Retirement Living TV (RLTV), the only cable network dedicated to covering matters of concern for Boomers, retired and mature Americans and advocating on behalf of seniors, is launching Prime Votes, a series of programs designed specifically to address the issues of fundamental importance in the upcoming election. This November, choices will be made that will directly impact older adults. The outcomes will have long-term repercussions. As part of its...

2010-06-09 10:59:00

ALBANY, N.Y., June 9 /PRNewswire/ -- The New York State Broadcasters Association (NYSBA) announced today that veteran ABC News journalist Charles Gibson will receive the 2010 Broadcaster of the Year award. Gibson, one of the most distinguished journalists in television with more than 40 years of experience, will receive the award at lunch on Tuesday, June 29th during NYSBA's 48th annual Executive Conference held June 28-29 at The Sagamore Hotel in Bolton Landing, NY. "Charles Gibson...

2010-03-18 13:30:00

ATHENS, Ga., March 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Diane Sawyer, the award-winning anchor of ABC's "World News," will be the host of the 69th Annual George Foster Peabody Awards ceremony on Monday, May 17, at the Waldorf=Astoria in New York City. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20000320/PEABODY ) Sawyer will be the first media personality - news or entertainment - to emcee a second Peabody ceremony, having presided over the 56th annual awards in 1996. She shared in the Peabody Award...

2009-11-20 13:08:00

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Lifetime Television and ABC News are giving viewers a second chance to see music superstar Rihanna's exclusive emotional interview with Diane Sawyer where she publicly revealed for the first time what happened last February with singer and ex-boyfriend Chris Brown. The interview -- which originally aired on Friday, November 6, on ABC's 20/20 -- is now re-airing in a half-hour format as Rihanna Speaks Out: A Lifetime and 20/20 Special premiering on...

2009-09-02 15:05:00

Diane Sawyer is to take over retiring anchor Charles Gibson's post on the ABC Evening News in January, the New York Daily News reported Wednesday. It has not been an easy decision to make, Gibson, 66, told staffers in an e-mail. This has been my professional home for almost 35 years. And I love this news department, and all who work in it, to the depths of my soul. ABC News confirmed Wednesday that Gibson would retire at the end of the year and Sawyer would replace him. Gibson became the...

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