American television journalist, author
Tom Brokaw served as Managing Editor and Anchor of NBC Nightly News from 1983 to 2004. Mr. Brokaw remained at NBC, where he continued to report and provide expertise as well as produce documentaries. He has covered every presidential election since 1968 and was NBC’s White House correspondent during Watergate. He began his journalism career in 1962 at KMTV in Omaha, Nebraska. He anchored the late evening news on Atlanta’s WSB-TV in 1965 before being hired by NBC News in 1966. Mr. Brokaw currently serves as Vice Chair of the Robin Hood Foundation and as Director of the Council on Foreign Relations, Inc.
Brokaw spoke on the panel “Journalism and Democracy” alongside Lesley Stahl and Sir Harry Evans at The Common Good Forum & American Spirit Awards, 2019.