Tom Brokaw, participant in the Outdoor Channel’s Pirates of the Flats, and Buccaneers and Bones is a passionate angler and conservationist, as well as an American television journalistic icon and author. Over his storied career at NBC, Tom is the only person to have ever hosted all three major NBC News programs, the NBC Nightly News, The Today Show, and briefly NBC's Meet the Press. Brokaw has also contributed to 25 documentaries on subjects ranging from race, AIDS, the war on terror, Los Angeles gangs, Bill Gates, literacy, immigration and the evangelical movement.
In addition to Tom Brokaw Reports, his long form documentaries, Tom has also collaborated with “NBC News' Peacock Productions” for Discovery's Emmy-Winning documentary Global Warming: What You Need to Know with Tom Brokaw, and a pair of History Channel two-hour documentaries, 1968 with Tom Brokaw and KING.
Tom is also the author of The Greatest Generation and many other books and is the recipient of numerous awards and honors.
In the latter part of Brokaw's tenure as anchor and managing editor of the NBC Nightly News the broadcast became the most watched cable or broadcast news program in the United States. He currently serves as a Special Correspondent for NBC News. He also serves on the board of directors of the “Counsel on Foreign Relations”, the “Committee to Protect Journalists” and the “International Rescue Committee”