MediabistroTV debuts a new series today, “My First Big Break” where we talk to media heavyweights about that break that got them to where they are today. Our first episode features Brian Williams, the anchor and managing editor of “NBC Nightly News.” You know what he’s doing now, and you may know a bit about his past. But did you know he went bankrupt? That he lost his car? Or that he became a chyron operator after failing in small market TV? Williams tells us who gave him his First Big Break, and how it changed the course of his career.

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