Brian Douglas Williams is an American journalist at NBC News, currently serving as chief anchor on the cable network MSNBC and host of the network's nightly wrap-up program, The 11th Hour with Brian Williams.
The National Broadcasting Company is an American commercial broadcast television network that is the flagship property of NBCUniversal, a subsidiary of Comcast.
MSNBC is an American basic cable and satellite television network that provides news coverage and political commentary from NBC News on current events.
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Williams is known for his ten years as anchor and managing editor of NBC Nightly News, the evening news program of the NBC television network.
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Six months after Williams joined the program in December 2004, NBC News was awarded the Peabody Award for its coverage of the Hurricane Katrina story.
The George Foster Peabody Awards program, named for American businessman and philanthropist George Peabody, recognizes distinguished and meritorious public service by American radio and television stations, networks, online media, producing organizations, and individuals.
Hurricane Katrina was the eleventh named storm and fifth hurricane of the 2005 Atlantic hurricane season.
In February 2015, Williams was suspended for six months, and eventually demoted from the Nightly News for "misrepresent[ing] events which occurred while he was covering the Iraq War in 2003."