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Sawyer, Diane L.

Born: 1945 AD
Currently alive, at 77 years of age.
Nationality: American
Categories: Journalist, Reporters

1945 – Born on December 22nd in Glasgow, Kentucky.


1963 – Won in the America’s Junior Miss pageant at Seneca High School, Louisville, Kentucky.


1967 – She received her B.A. English degree at Wellesley College in Massachusetts.


1970-1974 – Served as a local TV news reporter for WLKY-TV in Louisville, Kentucky.


         – Hired by White House press secretary Ron Ziegler to serve in the administration of President Richard Nixon through his resignation.


1975 – Worked on the transition team between Nixon and Gerald Ford and assisting Nixon with his memoirs.


1978 – She joined the CBS network in Washington, DC and became a political correspondent for CBS.


1981 – Became a co-anchor of the CBS Morning News.


1984 – She became a correspondent for 60 Minutes, where she stayed for five years.


1988 – Married the film director, Mike Nichols, on April 29th.


1989 – She moved to ABC to co-anchor "Primetime Live" with Sam Donaldson.


1999-2006 – She became the co-anchor of Good Morning America along with Charles Gibson.


         – Inducted into the Television Academy of Fame (1997).