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Diane Sawyer out at 'World News' Published: June 25, 2014

Diane Sawyer is leaving the "World News" anchor desk and stepping into a new role where she will create innovative specials and tackle big issues and ideas, ABC News President James Goldston announced today, according to Good Morning America.

David Muir will become the anchor and managing editor of "World News" in September, and George Stephanopoulos was named chief anchor of ABC News, leading the network's coverage of breaking news and special events.

Sawyer, who has led "World News" since 2009, will begin her new role on Sept. 2 leading "a team which will create and commission original reporting, big ideas and interviews," Goldston said.

H/T: Yahoo
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