Williams at the 2011 Time 100 gala
|Born||Brian Douglas Williams
May 5, 1959
Ridgewood, New Jersey, U.S.
|Education||Brookdale Community College
George Washington University
The Catholic University of America
|Occupation||News anchor and managing editor of NBC Nightly News|
|Known for||NBC News reporter
NBC Nightly News weekend anchor (1993–1999)
NBC Nightly News anchor (2004–2015]
|Salary||$10 million annually|
|Spouse(s)||Jane Stoddard Williams|
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.
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.