ABC's Barbara Walters To Retire In 2014

Long-time ABC News personality Barbara Walters is laying down the microphone for good.

She's set to officially announce her retirement Monday morning.

However, she won't leave television until next summer.

"I am very happy with my decision and look forward to a wonderful and special year ahead," Walters said.

She began her TV career in 1961 on NBC's 'Today Show'.

Hear more about Walter's plans today on "The View". It airs at 10:00am on Tulsa's Channel 8.