Reports: Brian Williams Will Not Return to NBC Nightly News Anchor Desk


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<p>During the 1:00 a.m. hour on <em>CNN Newsroom Live</em>, CNN senior media correspondent Brian Stelter joined co-host Errol Barnett to discuss the latest developments regarding the rumored agreement between Brian Williams and NBC for him to step aside from anchoring <em>NBC Nightly News</em> to reportedly join MSNBC as breaking news anchor.</p>

<p>Barnett and Stelter also highlighted the historic nature of Lester Holt&rsquo;s reported promotion to the full-time, weekday anchor position of <em>NBC Nightly News</em> in that Holt would become the first African-America to solely anchor a network newscast.</p>

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