David Muir Talks About Reporting From Iran

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Who David Muir

Age 39

New gig Co-anchor of ABC’s 20/20 (with Elizabeth Vargas)

Old gig Continues on World News With David Muir on weekends

How did you get started in the news business?

It’s embarrassing when I go back that far, but I was the 12-year-old who wrote the letter to the local news guy—the Walter Cronkite of the town I grew up in. The line in the [reply] letter was “competition in the television newsroom is keen, but there’s always room for the right person and it could be you.”

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