Brian Douglas Williams is an American journalist and retired television news anchor. He was a reporter for NBC Nightly News starting in 1993, before his promotion to anchor and managing editor of the broadcast in 2004. In February 2015, Williams was suspended for six months by NBC for "misrepresent[ing] events which occurred while he was covering the Iraq War in 2003". Four months later, the network removed him from NBC Nightly News and reassigned him as the breaking news anchor for MSNBC. In September 2016, he became the host of MSNBC's political news show, The 11th Hour. Williams announced in November 2021 that he would be leaving MSNBC and NBC News at the completion of his contract the following month, when he hosted his final episode of The 11th Hour.
Brian Douglas Williams
May 5, 1959
Ridgewood, New Jersey, U.S.
|Television||CBS News reporter (1981–1993)|
NBC News reporter (1993–2004)
NBC Nightly News weekend anchor (1993–1999)
NBC Nightly News anchor (2004–2015)
MSNBC anchor (1996–2002, 2015–2021)
The 11th Hour with Brian Williams anchor (2016–2021)
Jane Gillan Stoddard
|Children||2, including Allison|
|Awards||12 News & Documentary Emmy Awards|
George Polk Award
duPont-Columbia University Award
Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Journalism
Brian Douglas Williams is a Peabody Award winning newscaster and managing editor of ˜NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams', the evening news program on NBC Television network, a show he has hosted since 2004. He has the honour of being the Most watched TV news anchor in the U.S and is credited to have boosted the position of NBC Nightly News since taking over as anchor. He had previously worked at several other television stations before joining NBC News in 1993 as a correspondent. He later became NBC's chief White House correspondent. Then he got an opportunity to anchor the news program ˜The News with Brian Williams' which was aired on MSNBC. When the anchor of the ˜Nightly News', Tom Brokaw retired, Williams seamlessly took over the position considering it as a golden chance to boost his career. He has been lauded for his journalistic excellence, especially after his work in covering Hurricane Katrina and its aftermath in 2005. Two years later, Time Magazine listed him as one of the 100 most influential people in the world. There is also a lighter side to his personality which he demonstrated by appearing on the comedy ˜30 Rock' and by hosting ˜Saturday Night Live.' He also hosts ˜Rock Center with Brian Williams', a weekly news magazine broadcast by NBC.
He got married to Jane Stoddard Williams on June 7, 1986 and they had a daughter, Allison, and a son, Douglas.
He worked as a volunteer fireman and a busboy throughout high school.
He has been dubbed the Walter Cronkite of the 21st century.
At the age of 63,
Brian Williams height is 1.85 m.
When he was suspended from NBC Nightly News, Lester Holt took over as news anchor.
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● Brian Williams was born on May 5, 1959 (age 63) in Ridgewood, New Jersey, United States ● He is a celebrity news anchor
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