Alison Parker and Adam Ward had the most seemingly simple and stress-free of assignments: a live interview with a local Chamber of Commerce representative. No crowds, no police, just a conversation about growing the local economy, with a pretty sunrise in the background.
Diane Sawyer is officially stepping down from the leadership of ABC's World News franchise, and David Muir is stepping up. Starting Sept. 2, David Muir will become the anchor and managing editor of the ABC News's flagship broadcast, World News.
NBC News held a midday upfront at the New York Public Library that featured more than a dozen of the network's on-camera talent riffing on each others' quirks to an audience of ad buyers. The presentation also featured some discussion of the sequester, the economic climate, and, of course, the network's new digital offerings (this last was kept unsurprisingly vague).