On Monday, March 14, Diane Sawyer takes the “ABC World News” audience with her to Japan as she examines the aftermath of the record-breaking earthquake and the massive 23-foot tsunami that swept away entire cities. The broadcast will bring the audience up-to-date on the conditions on the ground and will take a closer look at the efforts being made to help those whose lives were changed in a matter of minutes. Sawyer previously reported from Southeast Asia in the wake of the deadly 2005 tsunami.
Sawyer will be joined by her ABC News colleagues “This Week” anchor Christiane Amanpour and “World News” weekend anchor David Muir. For a complete wrap-up of ABC News’ weekend coverage plans for “Disaster in the Pacific” click here.
Diane Sawyer is anchor of ABC’s flagship broadcast “World News” and is one of the most respected journalists in the world. She has traveled the globe delivering in-depth and breaking news reports and has conducted interviews with almost every major newsmaker of our time. Jon Banner is the executive producer of “World News with Diane Sawyer.”