NBC News celebrated Pete Williams with a send-off at the Cosmos Club in Washington as the longtime Supreme Court and Justice Department correspondent prepares to retire at the end of the month. Williams, who has been with the network for almost 30 years, plans to file his final report on Friday.
Veteran NBC News correspondent Pete Williams will retire at the end of the month, taking with him years of experience in covering the Department of Justice and the Supreme Court. Before he leaves, however, NBC News has unveiled plans to keep its coverage intact.
Pete Williams, longtime correspondent for NBC News covering the Supreme Court and the Justice Department, plans to retire from the network in July. NBC News President Noah Oppenheim made the announcement in a message to staffers on Thursday.
NBC News and MSNBC have announced that they will partner with the publisher of SCOTUSblog, the all-things-Supreme-Court website, for coverage of upcoming rulings. SCOTUSblog Publisher Tom Goldstein and NBC News Justice correspondent Pete Williams will offer reporting and analysis for this month’s rulings on same-sex marriage, affirmative action, voting rights and genetic patenting, among others.