Knowledge Identifier: +Brian_Williams
Born in 1959.
Countries: United States (48%), U.S. (18%), America (12%)
Linked to: Brookdale Community College, The Catholic University of America, George Washington University, Mater Dei High School
Williams married his wife, Jane Gillan Williams at the First Presbyterian Church of New Canaan, Connecticut on June 7, 1986
Tom Brokaw - In 2002, NBC announced that Brokaw would retire as anchor of the "NBC Nightly News" following the 2004 Presidential election, to be succeeded by Brian Williams
Howard Reig - Although he retired from NBC on March 25, 2005, he was still heard on "Nightly News" until December 14, 2007 when anchor Brian Williams announced a new voice "that you all know" will debut as the new announcer beginning December 17, 2007
Maya Rudolph - Her final show was on November third, 2007, with host Brian Williams and musical guest Feist, the last episode before the writers' strike
Jeff Lynne - On 31 December 2011, Brian Williams reported on NBC New Year's Eve with Carson Daly that "2012 releases will include rare new work from Jeff Lynne
Lester Holt - As a result of controversy involving Brian Williams, Williams announced on February 7, 2015 that he would take a temporary leave of absence from anchoring the Nightly News and that Lester Holt would cover in his absence
Michael Douglas - On February 10, 2015, NBC News president Deborah Turness announced that anchor Brian Williams would be suspended from "NBC Nightly News" for six months without pay for having misrepresented the Iraq War helicopter incident
In January 2016, Williams added the role of Chief Elections Anchor for MSNBC, and sequentially debuted in the new role during coverage of the 2016 Iowa Caucuses
Mark Halperin - In November 2016, Brian Williams said Halperin had "gone out of his way" to give Trump favourable coverage
On April 7, 2017, Williams referred to footage of missiles being fired from a US warship as "beautiful pictures"