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Tuesday, May. 26, 2020
Longtime broadcast news executive William J. Small, who led CBS News' Washington coverage during the civil rights movement, Vietnam War and Watergate and was later president of NBC News and United Press International, died Sunday, CBS News said. He was 93.
Small, whose career spanned from...
Friday, Mar. 20, 2020
A technician who worked at NBC News' New York headquarters has died after testing positive for coronavirus, the network said on Friday.
Larry Edgeworth worked in NBC's fifth-floor equipment room, but for many of his 25 years was an audio technician that traveled on stories around the...
Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017
NBC News fired longtime "Today" show host Matt Lauer on Wednesday for "inappropriate sexual behavior," making him the second morning television show personality to lose his job because of sexual misconduct charges in a week.
Lauer's co-host Savannah Guthrie made the announcement at the...
Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2015
Two months into the transition from Brian Williams to Lester Holt as anchor of NBC’s top-rated “Nightly News” broadcast, and executives at the network can breathe easier.
NBC has beaten David Muir and ABC’s “World News Tonight” in all eight of the weeks since Holt was appointed Williams’...
Thursday, Jun. 18, 2015
NBC said Thursday that Brian Williams will not return to his job as "Nightly News" anchor following his suspension for misrepresenting himself, but will be given a second chance with the company as a breaking news anchor at the cable network MSNBC.
Thursday, Feb. 12, 2015
When the TV news anchor becomes the news, the result is major buzz and a possible hit on ratings.
But such changes as NBC's Brian Williams getting a six-month suspension and Jon Stewart leaving Comedy Central's "The Daily Show" won't make much of a...
Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2015
NBC announced Tuesday that it is suspending Brian Williams as "Nightly News" anchor and managing editor for six months without pay for misleading the public about his experiences covering the Iraq War.
NBC chief executive Steve Burke said Williams'...
Monday, Feb. 9, 2015
A vigorous debate over Brian Williams' future is brewing as "NBC Nightly News" airs Monday without the decade-long anchor.
Some critics suggest that Williams, who apologized last week for falsely claiming that he was in helicopter that had been hit...