Tim Russert

Tim Russert

About Tim Russert

Timothy John 'Tim' Russert (May 7, 1950 _ June 13, 2008) was an American television journalist and lawyer who appeared for more than 16 years as the longest-serving moderator of NBC's Meet the Press. He was a senior vice president at NBC News, Washington bureau chief and also hosted an eponymous CNBC/MSNBC weekend interview program.