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Lester Holt Takes Over, Brian Williams Expected to Move to MSNBC

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Brian Williams Expected to Move to MSNBCNews anchor Brian Williams is expected to head to cable network MSNBC after his six-month suspension with NBC News ends in August, people familiar with the matter said. Williams will leave his post as anchor of NBC Nightly News to instead handle breaking news on MSNBC. Williams was suspended after discrepancies and exaggerated in his reporting were revealed. Lester Holt, a veteran anchor for NBC News and MSNBC, will succeed Williams on Nightly News. Holt will become the first solo black anchor of a nightly broadcast-network evening newscast.

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