Suspended Williams won't return as 'NBC Nightly News' anchor -CNN

June 18, 2015 1:34 AM

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WASHINGTON, June 17 (Reuters) - Television newsman Brian Williams, suspended by NBC in February for fabricating a story that he had come under fire on a helicopter during the Iraq war, will not return as anchor of the network's "Nightly News" program, CNN reported on Wednesday.

CNN, citing unnamed sources, reported that NBC and Williams had reached a tentative agreement to keep him at the network after his six-month suspension ends in August, but he would assume a different role.

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