Forrest DeWitt Sawyer was an American journalist. He was a news anchor for both NBC and MSNBC. He is an occasional substitute for Brian Williams as anchor for “The News with Brian Williams”. At ABC, he anchored “ABC World News Tonight Saturday” and frequently substituted for Ted Koppel on “Nightline”. He earned Emmy Awards in 1992, 1993, and 1994 while with ABC-TV’s “Day One” and “Nightline.”
Sawyer shared a Peabody Award in 1982, for “Paradise Saved”, a documentary on Cumberland Island. In addition he has received a total of seven National Emmy Awards, two Sigma Delta Chi Awards, two Edward R. Murrow Awards, an Associated Press Award, an Ohio State Award, an Ark Award and two American Psychological Association Awards.
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