NBC’s Williams Joins ‘OnScreen’

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NEW YORK —NBC Nightly
News
anchor and managing
editor Brian Williams
has joined the lineup for
the 2010 OnScreen Media
Summit on Oct. 28 in New
York. He will sit for a keynote
Q&A at 1 p.m. with
Broadcasting & Cable editor
in chief Ben Grossman.

The anchor has amassed
six Edward R. Murrow Awards, 12 Emmy
Awards, the duPont-Columbia University
Award, the Walter Cronkite Award for
Excellence in Journalism and the George
Foster Peabody Award. He is also known
for his sharp wit, as evidenced by comedic
turns on NBC’s 30 Rock and Saturday
Night Live
. Williams also
hosted the 2009 Broadcasting
& Cable
Hall of Fame
ceremony.

Williams’s keynote is part
of the annual all-day summit
that this year features
Q&As with CBS Corp. CEO
Les Moonves, GroupM
Global CEO Irwin Gotlieb
and BOA/Merrill Lynch fi rst
VP and managing director Jessica Reif
Cohen, as well as multiple panel discussions.
The OnScreen Summit takes place
at the Marriott Marquis in New York City
the day after the 20th annual B&C Hall of
Fame gala, set for Oct. 27 at the Waldorf-
Astoria.

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