04:25 PM EDT 08/29/2014
Originally posted 09/04/2009 08:15AM
Still rejoicing over last month's release of her sister, journalist Laura Ling, from North Korean captivity, TV host Lisa Ling has another cause for celebration: her friend Diane's Sawyer's appointment to the anchor job of ABC World News Tonight come January 2010, as the network announced this week.
"Finally!" writes Ling, 36, on Oprah.com, the Web site of Oprah Winfrey.
But Ling's elation isn't only professional, it's personal. "Recently, during my sister's detainment, Diane not only reached out, but took time out of her chaotic schedule to help our family," says Ling. "She made calls and took meetings on our behalf for which we will be forever grateful."
Originally posted 10/09/2007 09:00AM
Originally posted 02/01/2006 08:00AM
As ABC World News Tonight anchor Bob Woodruff recovers from serious head injuries sustained during a weekend explosion in Iraq, Good Morning America anchors Diane Sawyer and Charles Gibson will alternate sharing the responsibility of filling in for him opposite Elizabeth Vargas, The New York Times reports.
Originally posted 10/29/2002 01:00PM
In a surprising development, Harland Braun, the lawyer who has represented Robert Blake since his wife was shot to death in May 2001, announced his resignation Monday after objecting to his client's decision to grant a jailhouse interview to ABC's Diane Sawyer, the Associated Press reports.
Originally posted 05/09/2002 11:00AM
The ABC news star receives an award in Lower Manhattan and recounts the story of a drunk who recently admired her backside, reports PEOPLE.com.
Originally posted 03/08/2002 12:00PM
The latest casualty of the late-night war: ABC news fixture Diane Sawyer backs out of a guest shot with CBS's David Letterman set for Tuesday.
Originally posted 02/20/2002 01:00PM
Diane Sawyer lands an exclusive interview in which O'Donnell discusses being a lesbian, though Barbara Walters brings the subject to the air first.
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