Following the news, fans are curious to know why Doug Williams is leaving SNY as well as where he plans to go next.
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Why is Doug Williams leaving SNY?
Doug Williams announced his departure from SNY yesterday (Tuesday, 23 November) after seven years at the network. Sharing the news in a four-part statement to his Twitter, he revealed he had made the decision to “move on and pursue other things.”
Williams also said his goodbyes on last night’s Baseball Night In New York as he made his final feature on the show. He has since shared the clip on his Instagram along with the caption: “Closing a chapter.”:
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Where is he going next?
Doug Williams explained: “As for what’s next…other things! I’ll be back soon on a screen near you. Watch this space for updates, and keep watching BNNY’s great team of hosts, panelists and producers who won’t miss a beat.”
Taking to Twitter, some have speculated about Doug taking over his father’s role while others suggested they could be teaming up for a project of their own:
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Who is Doug Williams?
Doug Williams may be familiar to some as the son of longtime MSNBC anchor Brian Williams and Bloomberg EDU host and executive producer Jane Stoddard Williams.
As well as appearing on-screen, he is also a podcast host on SNY’s Shea Anything, a podcast that discusses and debates all things New York Mets.