TODAY fans have expressed their feelings about Pete Williams’ retirement from NBC after nearly 30 years on the network.
The News Justice Correspondent had an emotional farewell during Friday’s broadcast.
Pete’s colleagues gave him an emotional sendoff on Today with a video highlighting the journalists’ impressive almost three decades with the network.
The clip showed some of Pete’s biggest breaking news stories and some kind words from co-workers, including Today show host サバンナガスリー.
ビデオに続いて, Pete virtually enjoyed a champagne toast with Savannah, her co-host, Hoda Kotb, and other colleagues.
“I’m just so proud to have been part of his organization,” Pete said on TODAY.
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“I grew up watching David Brinkley and Chet Huntley back when I was growing up in Wyoming, and the thought of being part of this organization for 29 years is just a dream come true. And I’m just so proud.”
Fans were sad to see Pete retire from his position, as many voiced their feelings on Twitter.
“Hey @PeteWilliamsNBC, YOU are not allowed to retire! We NEED you… we LOVE you… we TRUST you! DON’T LEAVE US!!,” one person tweeted.
“#PeteWilliams you’re too young to retire! 私, along with millions of others will miss you terribly. Enjoy whatever you do next, and hope to see you again,” 別の.
“@PeteWilliamsNBC a job well done, 様. You will be sorely missed and it will take some time to get used to your replacement. You’re a true pro. Here’s a photo of me watching @LesterHoltNBC right now #PeteWilliams,” said a third along with a sobbing gif.
“No one told me that #PeteWilliams is retiring!!! One of the best journalists to date!!” added a fourth with a broken heart emoji.
And a fifth fan simply replied: “A true legend.”
Prior to joining the CNN news team, Pete was a reporter and news director at KTWO-TV and radio in Casper, ワイオミング, から 1974 に 1985.
He later took on the role of a Pentagon spokesman under former President George H.W. Bush before returning to his reporting roots.
His most notable coverage includes the September 11th attacks, the Boston Marathon bombing, the legalization of same-sex marriage, and the overturn of the 1973 ロー対ウェイド事件. Wade ruling.
Pete hinted at how he’ll spend his retirement years after Hoda asked him what he’ll do next.
“Turn the alarm off and go back to sleep,” プレデターを含む.