Brian Williams

American TV news anchor

Brian Douglas Williams (born May 5, 1959) is the anchor of NBC Nightly News, the evening newscast of NBC. He used to anchor the NBC News broadcast The News with Brian Williams on NBC's sister networks CNBC and MSNBC.

Brian Williams
Williams at the 2011 Time 100 gala
Born
Brian Douglas Williams

(1959-05-05) May 5, 1959 (age 65)
EducationBrookdale Community College
George Washington University
The Catholic University of America
Occupation(s)News anchor and managing editor of NBC Nightly News
Years active1981–present
Known forNBC News reporter
(1993–2004)
NBC Nightly News weekend anchor (1993–1999)
NBC Nightly News anchor (2004–2015)
SpouseJane Stoddard Williams[1]
Websitehttp://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/3667173/

On February 10, 2015, Williams was suspended for six months without pay. That was done because he reported false stories regarding his trips to Iraq in 2003 and to New Orleans during the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina in 2005.[2]


References change

  1. Brian Williams - Nightly News with Brian Williams - MSNBC.com
  2. "Brian Williams Suspended Six Months in Wake of Review". NBC News. Retrieved July 22, 2023.