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ABOUT THE SHOW:
A primetime news magazine program featuring co-anchors Elizabeth Vargas and David Muir. 20/20 combines hard-hitting investigative reports, newsmaker interviews and compelling human interest and feature stories.
MEET THE CAST:
ELIZABETH VARGAS – Anchor
As an award-winning ABC News anchor and correspondent, Elizabeth Vargas has traveled the world covering breaking news stories, reporting in-depth investigations and conducting newsmaker interviews. During the historic Iraqi elections in December 2005, she reported extensively for World News Tonight from Baghdad on both civilian life in Iraq and American military involvement there. She has also interviewed leaders from around the world, including President Bush from the Oval Office in the White House. Vargas graduated with a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Missouri in Columbia, Mo., where she began her broadcasting career as a reporter/anchor for KOMU-TV.
DAVID MUIR – Anchor
David Muir is an Emmy Award-winning anchor and correspondent for ABC News based in New York. Muir reports from the scene of major news events around the world. Most recently he anchored five hours of live coverage of the unfolding tragedy in Newtown, Connecticut before leaving to report from the scene. Overseas he was the first American journalist to report from Mogadishu, Somalia on the worst famine of a generation, coming under fire while reporting from the war-torn city. He earned a prestigious Edward R. Murrow Award for those reports. In addition, Muir is a principal substitute anchor for World News with Diane Sawyer, where his Emmy-nominated series Made in America has become a hallmark of Sawyer’s broadcast.