Brian Williams

TSN sportscaster

“One hundred fifty years, we’re celebrating. Get out, get your smartphone or your camera, tape whatever you do: something that speaks to the values you have about your country.”

Named to the Order of Canada in December 2011 for both his distinguished broadcasting career of more than 40 years and extensive community and volunteer work across the country, Brian Williams’ effortless broadcasting style has endeared him to millions of Canadians from coast-to-coast-to-coast. He has won praise from critics, and numerous accolades including eight Gemini Awards, two Foster Hewitt Awards, and one Canadian Screen Award.

Considered the dean of Olympic sports broadcasting in Canada, Williams anchored CTV’s primetime Olympic coverage of both the London 2012 Olympic Games and the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games, playing a leading role in shaping and delivering the network’s award-winning coverage. Williams is also heavily involved in CFL on TSN broadcasts and hosts CTV and TSN’s coverage of figure skating and horse racing.