Brian Williams Biography


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Birth Name: Brian Williams
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Age:   58 Years
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A Peabody Award winner, Brain Williams, is a Journalist from United States of America. He is one of the most popular and well-respected news anchors and is best known as an anchor and managing editor for NBC Nightly News. Brain Williams was born in Middletown Township, New Jersey, United States. He is the youngest son of Dorothy May and Gordon Lewis Williams. He has three elder siblings. He belongs to white ethnicity.

Brain Williams is a happily married man and currently lives in New Canaan, Connecticut with his wife. He married Jane Gillan Williams on June 7, 1986 at the First Presbyterian Church of New Canaan, Connecticut and is still together. They have two children together; Daughter Alison (actress) and Son Douglas (2013 graduate of Elon University).

He is a graduate from Mater Dei High School. He attended Brookdale Community College, and then transferred to The Catholic University of America and then George Washington University, but, he did not graduate. He began his broadcasting career in 1981 for KOAM-TV in Pittsburg, Kansas. He joined NBC News in 1993 and in December 2, 2004, he became anchor of NBC Nightly News. His News Covering got him different awards; six Edward R. Murrow Awards, ten Emmy Awards, the duPont-Columbia University Award, the Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Journalism and the industry’s highest honor, the George Foster Peabody Award. Bates College in 2005 awarded Brain Williams an Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree. He was also named "Father of the Year" in 1996 by the National Father's Day Committee.

Brain Williams is not far from controversies. He was suspended for six months from his duties in February 2015, for misrepresenting his experience in the 2003 invasion of Iraq.

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Born in United States of America

1959 5th of May

 Brain Williams was born in Middletown Township, New Jersey, United States. He is the youngest son of Dorothy May and Gordon Lewis Williams. He has three elder siblings.  He is one of the most popular and well-respected news anchors and is best known as an anchor and managing editor for NBC Nightly News.

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First broadcasting career

1981

Brain Williams did not graduate from University but interned with the administration of President of Jimmy Carter. His first job was a busboy at Perkins Pancake House. He began his broadcasting career in 1981 for KOAM-TV in Pittsburg, Kansas.

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Married to Jane Gillan Williams

1986 7th of June

Brain Williams is a happily married man and currently lives in New Canaan, Connecticut with his wife. He married Jane Gillan Williams on June 7, 1986 at the First Presbyterian Church of New Canaan, Connecticut and is still together. They have two children together; Alison and Douglas Williams.

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Named "Father of the Year"

1996

Brain Williams was also named "Father of the Year" in 1996 by the National Father's Day Committee. The National Father's Day Committee is a an entity of the Father’s Day/Mother’s Day Council and each year confers Father of the Year Honors on contemporary lifestyle leaders of American culture whose lives are dedicated to family, citizenship, charity, civility, responsibility and reverence.

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Became anchor of NBC Nightly News

2004 2nd of December

Williams joined NBC News in 1993 and in December 2, 2004, he became anchor of NBC Nightly News. His News Covering got him different awards; six Edward R. Murrow Awards, ten Emmy Awards, the duPont-Columbia University Award, the Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Journalism and the industry’s highest honor, the George Foster Peabody Award.

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Suspended for Six Months

2015 of February

Brain Williams is not far from controversies. He was suspended for six months from his duties in February 2015, for misrepresenting his experience in the 2003 invasion of Iraq. There were number of inaccurate statements about his own roles and covering events.

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