In honor of Diane Sawyer, who will be stepping down as the anchor of the nightly newscast ABC World News, here are some interesting facts from her bio:
She was the 1963 America's Junior Miss and she credits it with teaching her with poise and grace.
She was once a TV weather girl in Louisville early in her broadcast career.
She was a Nixon White House press aide and at one time was rumored to be Watergate's infamous "Deep Throat"
In 1978, she joined CBS News as a general-assignment reporter.
In 1981 she became the co-anchor of the CBS Early Morning News with Bill Kurtis.
In 1984 she became the first female co-anchor of 60 Minutes.
In 1989, she moved to ABC News to co-anchor "Primetime Live" newsmagazine with Sam Donaldson.
In 1999, Sawyer returned to morning news as the co-anchor of "Good Morning America"