David muir dating
David muir dating
News anchor David Muir knew he wanted to be a journalist by the time he hit double digits.Around fifth grade, he began broadcasting from inside a cardboard box in his family’s living room in Syracuse, New York.
Fast-forward three decades and his interview subjects have a tad more gravitas—Barack Obama, Tim Cook, and Bill Gates, to name a few.
Since he became the anchor of ABC’s last September, the broadcast has edged out its competitors in ratings, placing Muir in the same pantheon as his newsroom heroes Diane Sawyer and Peter Jennings. Earlier this year his alma mater Ithaca College (he was class of ‘95) gave him an honorary doctorate.
Now that he’s been at the helm for one year, Muir talks about life as a new breed of evening anchor, his embarrassing dearth of real vices, and tweeting during commercial breaks. BUT DON’T call him “doctor”—at least not in public.
“Here in New York, people will probably want ‘scrips,’ ” he says.
AS A teenager, he spent his vacations working at WTVH-TV 5, the local CBS affiliate in Syracuse.
“They had a growth chart on the wall on a doorway in the newsroom,” he recalls.
“When I would come in on school breaks, they would march me over and measure how much I had grown.” (He’s now five feet eleven inches.) THE HISTORICAL event he wishes he could have covered: “D-day, because of the incredible bravery and sacrifice.Of course, I would have been terrified.” HIS BIGGEST adrenaline surges come during interviews just before he drops an H-bomb question: “I’m sitting across from Mitt Romney, and I know the next question is going to be about the rate he paid on his taxes.” HE HAS no plans for a sign-off line, such as Walter Cronkite’s famous “And that’s the way it is.” “There’s something about a sign-off that seems predictable,” he says.“I just say whatever comes to my mind, to the pleasure and horror of the control room, I’m sure.” HE TWEETS to viewers on set during commercial breaks with “the hope that people will think that I’m like them.Their anchor should reflect the times.” As of now, @David Muir has more than 200,000 followers.HE HAS a signature selfie face in pictures with fans: three-quarters toward the camera, with a slightly pouty smile.“My head always looks three times the size” of everyone else’s, he says.