Brokaw to Take Helm of ‘Meet the Press’
Posted on Jun 22, 2008
Brian Williams filled in for the late Tim Russert on Sunday’s “Meet the Press,” but it was announced that his own predecessor on “NBC Nightly News,” Tom Brokaw, will be the moderator of “Meet the Press” through Election Day.
The Page / NBC Press Release:
Beginning on Sunday, June 29, NBC News’ Tom Brokaw will serve as moderator of “Meet the Press” through the 2008 presidential election. The broadcast will continue to originate from the NBC News Bureau in Washington D.C. The announcement was made today by NBC News President Steve Capus.
“A lot has been said in recent days about what ‘Meet the Press’ means to NBC News and to the nation,” said Capus. “To have someone of Tom’s stature step up and dedicate himself to ensuring its ongoing success is not only a testament to his loyalty to Tim, but his enduring commitment to NBC News and our viewers.”
U.S. Navy / Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Ben A. Gonzales