ABC's Muir was RTDNF scholarship winner

Anchor received award in 1994

Big changes are coming in September at ABC News. As the network , Diane Sawyer will to turn her focus away from the network's nightly newscast and toward big interviews and special programs. Good Morning America anchor George Stephanopoulos will add special reports and breaking news to his duties and current weekend and 20/20 anchor David Muir will become the weekday anchor and managing editor of World News Tonight.

Not only is David Muir a winner of several Edward R. Murrow Awards during his career in local and network news, he is also one of RTDNF's highest-profile scholarship winners. He was awarded the Jim McCulla Scholarship in 1994, named for the former ABC radio executive and past president of what was then RTNDA.

Muir started his time with ABC News in 2003, after working at WCVB in Boston and WTVH in Syracuse. He anchored the overnight program World News Now and has served as a correspondent for domestic and international news. His most recent Murrow Awards with ABC came for his team's reporting on the Moore, Oklahoma tornadoes and the famine in Somalia. He has served as an awards presenter at the Murrow Awards ceremony.