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Anchor, ABC World News Tonight with David Muir; Co-Anchor, '20/20'

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David Muir is an Emmy Award-winning anchor and correspondent for ABC News based in New York. He is the weekend anchor for the flagship ABC News broadcast "World News" and co-anchor of the ABC newsmagazine "20/20."

Muir reports from the scene of major news events around the world. Most recently, Muir led the reporting from the scene of the tornadoes in Moore, Oklahoma and the team was honored with the prestigious Edward R. Murrow award. Overseas, Muir gained rare access to the streets of Tehran leading up to the nuclear talks and he was the first American journalist to report from Mogadishu, Somalia on the worst famine of a generation, coming under fire while reporting from the war-torn city. He earned an Edward R. Murrow Award for his reports.

Muir reported from Tahrir Square during the revolution in Egypt, and from Fukushima, Japan following the tsunami and nuclear accident. Here at home, he anchored for hours as the Newtown tragedy unfolded before leaving for the scene. Muir also reported from Aurora after the movie theatre shootings, from Joplin, Missouri in the hours after the deadly tornado, and from Tucson after the shooting of Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords.

In addition, Muir is a principal substitute anchor for "World News with Diane Sawyer," where his Emmy-nominated series "Made in America" has become a hallmark of Sawyer's broadcast. Muir's dispatches from all over the world are also a regular feature including his recent trip to Ethiopia where he revealed an American doctor's gift of sight to hundreds of villagers. The report drew an overwhelming response from "World News" viewers and was honored by the Society of Professional Journalists.

In 2012, Muir served as a lead correspondent on the 2012 Presidential election. His interviews with presidential candidate Mitt Romney often generated headlines well beyond ABC News. Muir interviewed First Lady Michelle Obama in South Africa after her private meeting with the late Nelson Mandela.

Muir joined ABC News in August 2003 as anchor of the overnight news program "World News Now" and quickly moved on to become one of the network's lead correspondents on domestic and international news. He has reported from across the globe, including Egypt, China, the Middle East, South America, Eastern Europe, South Africa and throughout the United States. Muir has anchored his "World News" broadcasts from Cairo to Jerusalem, from London to Beijing.

In November 2010, Muir traveled to China with Sawyer to report on the second-largest economy in the world. He joined Sawyer as she anchored "World News" from Shanghai and Beijing. In the summer of 2010, he made four trips to the Gulf to cover the BP oil spill. In January 2010, Muir reported from Haiti after the devastating earthquake. He has returned to Haiti multiple times since the earthquake hit, uncovering attacks on women and the unfolding mental health crisis in Port au Prince.

In April 2009, Muir teamed up with Sawyer for a primetime hour on guns in America. Muir and Sawyer revisited the issue in 2014 with their hour, "Young Guns." In March 2009, his reporting on "20/20" revealed the growing ranks of homeless children in America. During the 2008 presidential election, he was part of the network's "Vote 2008" coverage, reporting and anchoring from Iowa, New Hampshire and South Carolina, and reporting from Ohio on Election Night. Muir reported from Pennsylvania Avenue on Inauguration Day.

Overseas, in August 2008, Muir reported on the aftermath of the earthquake that devastated China's Sichuan Province. He reported from the Israeli-Lebanon border in August 2006, where he covered the Israeli war with Hezbollah. He was also in Gaza in June 2007 to cover the Hamas coup, reporting from inside the Gaza Strip. In August 2007, he was sent to Peru to cover the worst earthquake in that country in more than 35 years, and in March 2008, he reported from Ukraine more than two decades after the Chernobyl nuclear accident.

Muir anchored and reported from the 2010 Winter Games in Vancouver and the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing.

In August 2005, he was inside the New Orleans Superdome as Hurricane Katrina hit, and stayed in that battered city to cover the unfolding crisis. His reports for "World News" and "20/20" were the first to reveal the deteriorating conditions inside the Convention Center and Charity Hospital, as he waded through chest-deep waters to get to the patients still inside the hospital. In October 2006, he was on the scene of the Amish schoolhouse shootings in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. He also reported from West Virginia on the letters left behind by the coal miners during the Sago Coal Mine tragedy for "20/20."

Muir has contributed to several in-depth series on "World News," including "Going Home," "The Fight to Save the Middle Class" and the broadcast's "Key to Success" series, reporting on efforts to revitalize Yosemite National Park.

Shortly after joining ABC, Muir anchored ABC News' coverage of the ceremonies marking the 60th anniversary of D-Day, and in his first week on the air anchored several hours of the network's coverage of the Blackout of 2003.

Prior to joining ABC News, Muir distinguished himself as an award-winning anchor and correspondent for WCVB-TV, the ABC affiliate in Boston. He spent a month in the Middle East reporting on the war in Iraq, helping to earn the station the prestigious National Headliner Award. He spent several weeks in Florida reporting on the 2000 Presidential election recount, and reported extensively on the sexual abuse scandal within the Boston Archdiocese.

While in Boston, Muir was part of the team that received the regional Edward R. Murrow Award for investigative reporting and Associated Press honors for his work tracing the path of the September 11th hijackers. His anchoring and reporting of breaking news in Boston earned top honors from the Associated Press.

Muir joined WCVB-TV after spending five years as an anchor and reporter at WTVH-TV in his hometown of Syracuse, New York. While in Syracuse, he filed reports from Jerusalem, Tel Aviv and Gaza City following the assassination of Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin, earning top honors from the Radio-Television News Directors' Association. He also anchored the station's coverage of President Clinton's impeachment trial from Capitol Hill. The Associated Press honored him for Best Enterprise Reporting and Best Television Interview. The Syracuse Press Club recognized him as anchor of the Best Local Newscast, and he was voted one of Syracuse's Best News Anchors by the readers of "The Syracuse New Times."

A magna cum laude graduate of Ithaca College, Muir attended the Institute on Political Journalism at Georgetown University and studied at the University of Salamanca in Spain.

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David Muir

Anchor, ABC World News Tonight with David Muir; Co-Anchor, '20/20'

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David Muir Biography

David Muir is an Emmy Award-winning anchor and correspondent for ABC News based in New York. He is the weekend anchor for the flagship ABC News broadcast "World News" and co-anchor of the ABC newsmagazine "20/20."

Muir reports from the scene of major news events around the world. Most recently, Muir led the reporting from the scene of the tornadoes in Moore, Oklahoma and the team was honored with the prestigious Edward R. Murrow award. Overseas, Muir gained rare access to the streets of Tehran leading up to the nuclear talks and he was the first American journalist to report from Mogadishu, Somalia on the worst famine of a generation, coming under fire while reporting from the war-torn city. He earned an Edward R. Murrow Award for his reports.

Muir reported from Tahrir Square during the revolution in Egypt, and from Fukushima, Japan following the tsunami and nuclear accident. Here at home, he anchored for hours as the Newtown tragedy unfolded before leaving for the scene. Muir also reported from Aurora after the movie theatre shootings, from Joplin, Missouri in the hours after the deadly tornado, and from Tucson after the shooting of Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords.

In addition, Muir is a principal substitute anchor for "World News with Diane Sawyer," where his Emmy-nominated series "Made in America" has become a hallmark of Sawyer's broadcast. Muir's dispatches from all over the world are also a regular feature including his recent trip to Ethiopia where he revealed an American doctor's gift of sight to hundreds of villagers. The report drew an overwhelming response from "World News" viewers and was honored by the Society of Professional Journalists.

In 2012, Muir served as a lead correspondent on the 2012 Presidential election. His interviews with presidential candidate Mitt Romney often generated headlines well beyond ABC News. Muir interviewed First Lady Michelle Obama in South Africa after her private meeting with the late Nelson Mandela.

Muir joined ABC News in August 2003 as anchor of the overnight news program "World News Now" and quickly moved on to become one of the network's lead correspondents on domestic and international news. He has reported from across the globe, including Egypt, China, the Middle East, South America, Eastern Europe, South Africa and throughout the United States. Muir has anchored his "World News" broadcasts from Cairo to Jerusalem, from London to Beijing.

In November 2010, Muir traveled to China with Sawyer to report on the second-largest economy in the world. He joined Sawyer as she anchored "World News" from Shanghai and Beijing. In the summer of 2010, he made four trips to the Gulf to cover the BP oil spill. In January 2010, Muir reported from Haiti after the devastating earthquake. He has returned to Haiti multiple times since the earthquake hit, uncovering attacks on women and the unfolding mental health crisis in Port au Prince.

In April 2009, Muir teamed up with Sawyer for a primetime hour on guns in America. Muir and Sawyer revisited the issue in 2014 with their hour, "Young Guns." In March 2009, his reporting on "20/20" revealed the growing ranks of homeless children in America. During the 2008 presidential election, he was part of the network's "Vote 2008" coverage, reporting and anchoring from Iowa, New Hampshire and South Carolina, and reporting from Ohio on Election Night. Muir reported from Pennsylvania Avenue on Inauguration Day.

Overseas, in August 2008, Muir reported on the aftermath of the earthquake that devastated China's Sichuan Province. He reported from the Israeli-Lebanon border in August 2006, where he covered the Israeli war with Hezbollah. He was also in Gaza in June 2007 to cover the Hamas coup, reporting from inside the Gaza Strip. In August 2007, he was sent to Peru to cover the worst earthquake in that country in more than 35 years, and in March 2008, he reported from Ukraine more than two decades after the Chernobyl nuclear accident.

Muir anchored and reported from the 2010 Winter Games in Vancouver and the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing.

In August 2005, he was inside the New Orleans Superdome as Hurricane Katrina hit, and stayed in that battered city to cover the unfolding crisis. His reports for "World News" and "20/20" were the first to reveal the deteriorating conditions inside the Convention Center and Charity Hospital, as he waded through chest-deep waters to get to the patients still inside the hospital. In October 2006, he was on the scene of the Amish schoolhouse shootings in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. He also reported from West Virginia on the letters left behind by the coal miners during the Sago Coal Mine tragedy for "20/20."

Muir has contributed to several in-depth series on "World News," including "Going Home," "The Fight to Save the Middle Class" and the broadcast's "Key to Success" series, reporting on efforts to revitalize Yosemite National Park.

Shortly after joining ABC, Muir anchored ABC News' coverage of the ceremonies marking the 60th anniversary of D-Day, and in his first week on the air anchored several hours of the network's coverage of the Blackout of 2003.

Prior to joining ABC News, Muir distinguished himself as an award-winning anchor and correspondent for WCVB-TV, the ABC affiliate in Boston. He spent a month in the Middle East reporting on the war in Iraq, helping to earn the station the prestigious National Headliner Award. He spent several weeks in Florida reporting on the 2000 Presidential election recount, and reported extensively on the sexual abuse scandal within the Boston Archdiocese.

While in Boston, Muir was part of the team that received the regional Edward R. Murrow Award for investigative reporting and Associated Press honors for his work tracing the path of the September 11th hijackers. His anchoring and reporting of breaking news in Boston earned top honors from the Associated Press.

Muir joined WCVB-TV after spending five years as an anchor and reporter at WTVH-TV in his hometown of Syracuse, New York. While in Syracuse, he filed reports from Jerusalem, Tel Aviv and Gaza City following the assassination of Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin, earning top honors from the Radio-Television News Directors' Association. He also anchored the station's coverage of President Clinton's impeachment trial from Capitol Hill. The Associated Press honored him for Best Enterprise Reporting and Best Television Interview. The Syracuse Press Club recognized him as anchor of the Best Local Newscast, and he was voted one of Syracuse's Best News Anchors by the readers of "The Syracuse New Times."

A magna cum laude graduate of Ithaca College, Muir attended the Institute on Political Journalism at Georgetown University and studied at the University of Salamanca in Spain.

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    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like David Muir for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for David Muir, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for David Muir or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book David Muir?

    Booking fees for David Muir, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire David Muir, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for David Muir?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like David Muir for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book David Muir for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent David Muir or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for David Muir or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

David Muir is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book David Muir for your event is $100,000 - $200,000. David Muir generally travels from New York, NY, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Adam Housley, Deborah Norville, Joy-Ann Reid, Gregg Jarrett and Amy Robach. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling David Muir for an upcoming event.

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This website is a resource for event professionals and strives to provide the most comprehensive catalog of thought leaders and industry experts to consider for speaking engagements. A listing or profile on this website does not imply an agency affiliation or endorsement by the talent.

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