David Muir Bio | Wiki
David Muir (David Jason Muir) is an American journalist currently working for ABC News in New York as an anchor and managing editor. He is a co-anchor of the ABC News magazine 20/20 and is also the managing editor of ABC World News Tonight.
In addition, David has been working at ABC News as a weekend anchor of World News Tonight since August 2003. Prior to joining ABC News, he worked for both Boston’s WCVB and Syracuse’s WTVH.
David Muir Age
He was born on November 8, 1973, in Syracuse, New York, in the United States. David is 48 years old and celebrates his birthday on November 8 every year.
David Muir Height
He is a man of above-average stature. David stands at a height of 5 ft 10 in (Approx 1.78 m).
David Muir Family
He was born as David Jason Muir to his father, Ronald Muir, and his mother, Pat Mills to a Roman Catholic family in Syracuse, New York. David has two younger half-siblings and two older siblings. In addition, he also has three nephews and six nieces. His parents divorced when he was still young though they both parented him together. They would drive him for his internship at a television studio at 980 James St. during the summer.
David Muir Partner | Gay | Wife
David is quite a reserved person when it comes to matters of the heart. He has not revealed any details regarding his love life making it difficult to tell whether he is married, dating, or single. In addition, speculations have been made about David being gay. However, this is yet to be confirmed as David has not shared any details with his fans about his dating life. In addition, there is no available information concerning his previous relationships.
David Muir Education
David attended Onondaga Central Junior-Senior High School where he graduated in May 1991. He later joined Roy H. Park School of Communication at Ithaca College where he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in journalism. During his time as a beginner in College, David served as an anchor on a student newscast.
While still in high school, David served as an intern at WTVH-TV in Syracuse. In addition, David spent at the Institute on Political Journalism at Georgetown University called the Fund for American Studies. Also, he spent another semester in Spain with the Institute for the International Education of Students at the University of Salamanca.
David Muir Nationality
He is an American by nationality and was born in Syracuse, New York, USA. David is fluent in Spanish and grew up in Onondaga Hill, New York.
David Muir Dog
He has been seen uploading photos of his dog on his social media handles. David referred to the dog as ‘Roman‘ which is believed to be his name. Also, he seems to be fond of Roman and spends most of his free time together. However, there is not much available information in regards to his dog.
David Muir ABC News | ABC News Tonight
David works for ABC News in New York as an anchor and managing editor of ABC World News Tonight. He joined the TV station in 2003 and has been reporting on various places including Afghanistan, Tahrir Square, Iran, Mogadishu, Fukushima, and many others. David did his first interview with President Donald Trump after his launch.
In addition, David has conducted various exclusive interviews with President Barack Obama throughout the former president’s historic trip to Cube, the Apple CEO Tom Cook surrounded by the battle between the FBI and Apple over whether to unlock the San Bernardino Killer’s iPhone among many others.
Formerly, he served as a lead correspondent for ABC News posts all over the world for more than a decade before he became the anchor of World News Tonight with David Muir. He has reported on various stories and events including Breaking Point: Heroin in America and Flash Point: Refugees in America.
In his hometown, David led the coverage from the scene of multiple tornadoes and wildfires, from California to Florida, to Moore, and Oklahoma where the team was renowned with a distinguished Edward R. Murrow award. In addition, he also anchored from Aurora, Colorado following the movie theater shootings from Joplin, Missouri in the hours after the fatal tornado, as well as from Tucson after the shooting of Gabrielle Giffords a Congresswoman.
Prior to joining ABC News, David worked at WCVB-TV in Boston from 2000 to 2003 as an anchor and reporter. His career journey started at WTVH-TV in Syracuse, New York, USA, where he worked as an anchor and reporter from 1994 to 2000.
Some of David’s colleagues at ABC News include:
Megan Tevrizian – Freelance Correspondent
Michelle Franzen – Anchor
Sunny Hostin – Co-host & Correspondent
Andrea Fujii – Correspondent
Kayna Whitworth – Correspondent
Eva Pilgrim – Correspondent
David Muir WCVB
He joined WCVB-TV, Boston in 2000 where he worked as an anchor and reporter until 2003. David was honored with a regional Edward R. Murrow Award for investigative reporting as well as the National Headliner Award. In addition, he also received the Associated Press for his efforts in uncovering the hijackers involved in the attacks on September 11, 2001.
David Muir WTVH
David’s career journey started at WTVH-TV in Syracuse, New York, USA. He joined the TV Station in 1994 working as an anchor and reporter until 2000. During his time at WTVH, he reported from Jerusalem, Tel Aviv, Israel, and the Gaza Strip following 1995, the murder of Israel’s Prime Minister named Yitzhak Rabin. As a result, David received top honors from the Radio-Television News Directors Association. Also, he was recognized as anchor of the ‘Best Local Newscast’ by the Syracuse Press Club and was also voted one of the ‘Best Local News Anchors’ in Syracuse.
David Muir Awards
- He has received various awards from the Society of Professional Journalists for his reporting overseas including Edward R. Murrow awards, multiple Emmy, and top honors.
- David led the coverage from the scene of multiple tornadoes and wildfires where the team was renowned with a distinguished Edward R. Murrow award.
- He was recognized as anchor of the ‘Best Local Newscast’ by the Syracuse Press Club and was also voted one of the ‘Best Local News Anchors’ in Syracuse.
David Muir Salary
He receives a decent amount from working at ABC News in New York. David’s average salary is $5 million.
David Muir Net Worth
David has been working in the journalism field since his career kicked off at WTVH-TV in Syracuse, New York, in 1994. Over the years, it is quite evident that through his hard work and commitment, he has amassed a hefty fortune. David’s estimated net worth is $20 million.
Is David Muir Married
He is a highly secretive person despite being a renowned journalist. Therefore, David has not shared any information with the general public amount his love life. Thus it is not known whether he is married, dating, or single.
Where Is David Muir From ABC News
David is currently living in New York, the United States where he also works. He serves as a co-anchor of the ABC News magazine 20/20 and is also the managing editor and weekend anchor of ABC World News Tonight since 2003.