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Brian Williams is the anchor and managing editor of NBC Nightly News.
He made our list by being managing editor of the #1-rated newscast in America, with a weekly audience of approximately 10 million viewers.
Williams gave airtime to NOAA scientists to state the position clearly. [source]
Why that’s not enough
NBC Nightly News came in last for time devoted to climate change in 2012 out of all nighty news programs. [source]
In 2012, NBC Nightly News had over nine times as many segments on the royal family than climate change [source]
The program has been known to feature “experts” who are on oil and gas companies’ payroll. [source]
Williams has promulgated the suggestion that offshore drilling could substantially cut gas prices, possibly affecting the public’s opinion of offshore drilling. [source]