Grant Williams departs Nine after two decades

Nine’s deputy director of news and current affairs Grant Williams has quietly departed after more than 20 years connected to the network.

Nine confirmed that Williams’ contract had recently expired and not been renewed.

Williams spent nearly a decade at the helm of Nine’s consumer affairs show A Current Affair until being moved sideways midway through last year.

William – leaving Nine | Image source: LinkedIn

Williams first worked for Nine after parlaying his experience as a NSW police detective to become a tehcnical adviser on the network’s police drama Water Rats in 1997.

He later became a news producer and moved up within the ranks of Nine’s news and current affairs division, apart from a two-year break as a producer for radio host John Laws on 2UE.

Willaims was promoted to Nine’s deputy director of news and current affairs in December 2016, reporting in to Darren Wick. Williams moved aside from ACA midway through last year, with news reports that it followed tensions with staff working on the show.


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