Brian Williams takes a new seat at NBC

Brian Williams isn’t leaving NBC, but he is officially handing over the NBC Nightly News anchor chair to fill-in Lester Holt. Four months into a six-month suspension for embellishing reporting experiences, Williams will move to cable news net MSNBC. Holt, the first African-American solo anchor of a broadcast net’s evening news, “has done outstanding work for NBC News over the last 10 years,” said NBC News chairman Andrew Lack, “and he’s performed remarkably well over the last few months under very tough circumstances.” Williams’ take on his replacement? “I will support him 100 percent as he has always supported me.”

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