Brian Williams Biography
(American Journalist and Television News Anchor)
Birthday: May 5, 1959 (Taurus)
Born In: Ridgewood, New Jersey, United States
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.