. . . The broadcaster announced on Thursday that Mr. Williams, 56, would not return as the anchor of “NBC Nightly News,” but as an anchor of breaking news and special reports at the cable network MSNBC. He starts in mid-August.
Lester Holt, 56, an NBC veteran who has been filling in for Mr. Williams, will become the permanent anchor of “Nightly News.” He is the first African-American to serve as the solo anchor of a weekday evening newscast.
Friday, June 19, 2015
Good Enough for MSNBC
Brian Williams Gets New Role at Lower Salary