4. Sawyer isn’t retiring, however. Instead, she’s “moving upstairs” and will continue working on ABC’s news team.
The Huffington Post described Sawyer’s next gig as “a roving scoop-getter, essentially filling the slot left by Barbara Walters after her retirement.” Sawyer’s last days at World News were marked by a ratings victory over rival NBC, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
6. David Muir is taking Sawyer’s place on World News. Muir is a 40-year-old TV news anchor The New York Times described as “a rising star anchor at the network.”
7. Watch Sawyer’s final moments on the show here:
- Kim Jong Nam, the half-brother of North Korea's leader, was killed with a chemical weapon last week at an airport in Malaysia.
- Caitlyn Jenner told President Trump his administration's rollback of protections for transgender kids was a "disaster" 😳
- Uber's CEO met with more than 100 female engineers on Thursday to discuss sexism and harassment allegations at the company.
- Beyoncé is backing out of Coachella under doctors' advice. But she plans to headline the festival again in 2018 😭🐝