"Timothy John "Tim" Russert" was an People of the United States/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, D.C./Washington bureau chief and also hosted an eponymous CNBC/MSNBC Tim Russert (talk show)/weekend interview program. He was a frequent correspondent and guest on NBC's Today (NBC program)/The Today Show and Hardball with Chris Matthews/Hardball. Russert covered several presidential elections, and he presented the NBC News/Wall Street Journal survey on the NBC Nightly News during the United States presidential election, 2008/2008 U.S. presidential election. Time (magazine)/Time magazine included Russert in Time 100/its list of the 100 most influential people in the world in 2008. Russert was posthumously revealed as a 30-year source for syndicated columnist Robert Novak.If you enjoy these quotes, be sure to check out other famous journalists! More Tim Russert on Wikipedia.