TVSpy LostRemote AgencySpy PRNewser FishbowlNY FishbowlDC SocialTimes AllFacebook 10,000 Words GalleyCat UnBeige MediaJobsDaily

Brian Williams to Co-Anchor Today Tomorrow

AllThree_2.19.jpgNBC’s Brian Williams will co-anchor NBC’s Today show in the morning alongside Matt Lauer, “so Meredith can take a morning off,” he announced on tonight’s Nightly News.

One of the last times Williams was on the show live and in studio was when he appeared with former Today co-anchor Katie Couric and ABC’s Charlie Gibson to promote last summer’s Stand up to Cancer event.

> Update: Meredith Vieira won’t be on the Today show tomorrow, but a tipster tells us she’ll be on The Tonight Show instead.

> Morning Update: Williams co-anchored just the first hour of the show. He moderated a debate between CNBCers Rick Santelli and Steve Liesman saying Santelli’s call yesterday for a remake of the Boston Tea Party was, “the most e-mailed moment in the Blogosphere.” (Santelli: “Maybe I could have chosen some words better, but I think at the end of the day, what this boils down to is you have to treat everybody fairly.”) Later in the show the control room cued up, “It’s Raining Men” as Lauer and Williams sat side by side in studio and Al Roker reported from Miami Beach.

Mediabistro Course

Multimedia Journalism

Multimedia JournalismStarting September 25, learn how to create interactive packages with photos, audio, and video! Taught by a multiplatform journalist, Darragh Worland will teach you how to come up stories that would be best told in a multimedia format, and create original content for that package using photos, slideshows, and short video and audio pieces. Register now!